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25d - Girl shunning Mike, a haiku poet (4). I have -s-a. Any help much appreciated.
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My brain has frozen, or else some of my previous answers are wrong, Stuck on 24a, 6/4. The clue is A famous Expression of innocent hope= good start after Paddy has to depart. I have -I=P-S/-O-G. It...
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I'm absolutely stuck on 6d, Verse form upsets one with a rhoticism (5). I have R-B-I. The only word that fits that is Rabbi, which is not a verse form, and while I tried searching I-B-R in the hope...
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I'm stuck on the last two of this, but I think one may be a misprint. The answers are all musicals, My first is a 3-word anagram of I toss dry sheet. If it was sweet rather than sheet it's a perfect...
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and unfortunately they cross each other. 23a is one of The Ambassadors, Anglo-Greek characters (5). I have E-C - -. 17d is With which The Doors of Perception entrances(8). I have O-E---G-. Could be...
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I am stuck on the last 3 clues. I can guess at answers but can't parse them. Starting with 13a Writer about Endymion, in Restoration poetry.(8) I have R-P-O-T-R, which looks as if it might be...
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Fairly whizzed through this week all but one - I have what may be the answer but can't parse it fully. 27a - clue is Spenserian lover returning at start of Epithalamion; you'll see it when he smiles...
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Stuck on the last one, 22d. The clue is Frenchman who told of young Remi's sick French book collection (5).. I have M-L-T. Any help appreciated. Incidentally there is a misquote in the clue to 18d...
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Stuck fast on 1a. Clue is Mass fully embracing old bishop who described "when the floods came",7. I have M=R-A-L. Any help appreciated....
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I have (I think) completed Tls 1292 but I am not completely sure of the parsing of 4a. The clue is What's either side of The Beach and a Swift novel. The number of letters is given as 9 and I have...
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Stuck on the last two clues in TLS Crossword 1287, and as luck will have it they intersect. 13a is Bennet's civil servant in a group touring Covent Garden briefly (7). I have P_O_ _ _K. 7d is Possibly...
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I am blanked out on 7 down, which is Postal Employee's work as messenger following a rejected plan (6,5). I have A-A-A-/A-G-L. Logic suggests that the second word may be angel, as a synonym for...
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It's always the tiddlers that get me. 5d Ballet moves not used by Degas. P-S. I can make a guess at the answer as pas, which is certainly a term in ballet meaning step but is not a plural so parsing...
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I am stuck on 10a. The clue is An underground version of dirty Melville peep book abbreviated, (4,4). If my Down answers are correct I have _O_L/_Y_E. Up to when I got the Y I had been assuming the...
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It's always the little ones that get me - I solved the 14-letter anagram of 1a no bother without even having heard of the word before, but I'm stuck fast on 15a = Old book with bits of verse and song...
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Completely blanked on 7 down -from the Shakespearian theme on several other clues I feel it should be something to do with King Lear, but I can't fathom what. The clue is Author's perception necessary...
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I cannot work out 28a or 7d and must be missing something or have some wrong letters in. 28a is English captain at Australian ground we hear gets a bit of stick from Australian tricksters (4,8). I...
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or as they have it 1124. They have also omitted to print the clue for 22d, and 25d, but that has already been dealt with elsewhere. I have E_A_O for 25d so possibly the answer is Erato the Muse of...
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Stuck on the final clue here. 9d is "An academic running a railway? Sad and depressing, possibly.( 6, 4)" I have _r_n_c/_i_e. I am confident of all the letters going into it. The second word could be...
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This is driving me nuts. I cannot get 4a. I feel I should know it, but I have a total block. The clue is Notes on story with spell in bed, cuddling one who's an adulteress. (4, 6). I have E_F_/B_I_S_...

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