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All done but unsure about 7d - Swaggers, having iron restraint. BRAN?S Gives "brands". I can connect with 'iron restraint' but not 'swaggers'. Help appreciated....
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Have followed other Q and A's for this puzzle but am in the dark over 25d. Very old women being singular (8). I have *O*ESS*S and am reasonably confident on the letters so far. The only word I can...
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36d: Meat and egg pie, butter, without a touch of mustard. 4 letters I have *a*a. The second missing could be 'R' from 'ram' minus the 'm'. Help please....
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I really like Doc puzzles but there always seems to be at least one I can't fathom. This one is: "One single Basque city", 4 letters. First letter "I" is given by the theme. Possibly I*UN but the U...
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Stuck at 22across. All I can get is MAYPOP but can't see the derivation.
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How many entries does the magazine receive each week? I accept it must vary greatly due to the range of difficulty depending on the setter but what are the chances of scooping a prize? Or, are we just...
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Stuck on 18d. Have got *es*a. Hopefully correct so far. Am torn between VESTA and VESPA, leaning towards the latter but cannot see the wordplay other than an insect connection. Comments appreciated....
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My Everyman 3775 from the Guardian web site does not correspond with the Everyman 3775 questions posted here. Perhaps a publishing glitch?? My 20 ac clue is "Although it's proper, it's never given...
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Hints for unclued 20d would be appreciated. The only plausible words I can fit have no references elsewhere that I can find.
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Stuck with 4dn. Torn between 'Bell Hills' (why plural?) and 'Belle Isle' (why Blue?). Or am I way off? Any suggestions?...
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Am finding this clue impossible, unless I am horribly wrong somewhere.

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