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All solutions are defined normally, but the wordplay in each clue leads to a solution where two letters require an elementary (periodic table symbols of elements) substitution before entry in the...
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There are two thematic elements to this crossword, but I am pretty sure this question belongs to neither theme. It is just a straight cryptic clue. 14d Systems for dialogue: "painting = money" in...
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31a. Passage in book cut before point with page twice removed. (5) LO _ US Presumably Locus or lotus, but why? 26d Greek conflict with East in historical past (5)A _ _ NE AGONE = archaic "past" and I...
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9d Eminent scientist moves from one place to another (4) _ R _ S There is a special clause! Definitions in all clues are normal, but you must count on a knowledge of French and German (as well as...
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I have finished the crossword and am sorting out the endgame. Each of the themed answers are associated with two different letters, I have eliminated 22 letters of the alphabet and I am left with IMX...
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10a Fantasy Film (6,2) _ E _ U _ N / _ O This is a themed crossword and 12 clues consist of a definition with the wordplay of a different clue altogether. Therefore "fantasy film" is only the...
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46a Score sent back — was not a piece (8) N O C T U _ N _ (The OCT is thematic and is undefined) The answer looks obvious, but can someone please parse it! Many thanks...
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Although this is a themed crossword the two that I am stuck on are straight clues and there is no need to worry about the theme! 62d Emperor ran away from Italian city (4) _ T _ O I assume this is...
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There are special instructions about the blank Object to judge's ____ dogma, essentially (5) If the rest of my answers are correct the blank = Baseless Therefore the clue reads Object to judge's...
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Many answers need to be manipulated, but I have solved them already. This is just a straight cryptic clue, with no manipulation. 10a Communicating concern about country lacking leadership, one visits...
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2d Oxford table talk on appropriate habitat for salmon (10) O _ AN _ _ IC _ E 18a It’s no good with any old wrapping that’s waxy (5) A _ GR _ 33 About to eat abroad, shown the way as after...
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6a Plum creation with bits of sweet mango in part of orange? (6) _ S _ ITH 6d. Belt loop shaped with the hand, concealing end (5) _ AT _ E Obviously, the first letter for 6a is also the first letter...
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14a). 21 (21d = fliers)against installing electronic warning light (6) _ E _ C _ N I assume the answer is BEACON. I can see BEE + CON..... but 4d). Musical's essential elemenr (7) S _ L _ C _ N I...
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There are special instructions: From the answer to each clue the solver must omit one letter wherever it occurs (often more than once) before entry in the diagram. Definitions in the clues refer to...
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Last two! although I am not sure of a few as I can think of alternatives for some. 6d (a straight cryptic clue - no manipulation) "Old preacher's lectern made from Wilde's cooler seat?" (7,3) I have _...
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There are special instruction for the across clues, but as this is a downwards one, it is just a straight cryptic clue. 18d ....and not one of those here lacking finales (3) N _ R Obviously the answer...
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27a Keeping fine old horses - loads of capital cover needed (7) CAP _ ULS Is it CAPFULS and if so why? Capfuls = loads of capital/head cover needed, F is probably Fine but capuls?...
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Leader once as PM, less hot around the Palace of Westminster, perhaps? (2,7) _ O / _ W _ N _ O _ I finished the rest of the puzzle ages ago, but just cannot get this one! Many thanks...
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Special instructions: All solutions are locations or geographical features around Great Britain. 32 of the clues include a geographical or factual reference to their solutions, usually the least...
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19d Half-hearted girl's stories (3) A _ A 29d Maybe Glaswegian home around capital (4) I _ I _ (I wondered about Ilid which is Dili reversed but could not find a word ilid!) There is another rule...

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