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A Googlewhack is a search on Google which returns only one result. These are extremely rare because as soon as one is pointed out on a website, that site gets indexed and is added to the result of the...
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Firstly, I don't know which publication this is from nor do I know any of the letters in the answer - it was sent to me as "the best clue I've seen in ages". Any ideas...? He would rather do...
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I'm trying desperately to finish a quiz for tomorrow. It's made up of deliberately unusual, quirky and downright trick questions, grouped into pairs by subject. A couple of examples would be: "In...
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Sorry, folks, but this is driving me crazy... 4a Front part of train, and who's in it. (8) ?A???A?? I think it should be CARAVANS 16a Sort of over fifty? Yes and no (5-4) F?R?E-?I?E 20d Strong man,...
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I realise that the concept of "favourites" songs and albums is a bit naff but, a long time ago, there was a question about this on a now long-defunct newsgroup, and this is what I came up...
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5a Stand back behind horse with fairy (6) ?O???B I get COB = horse and HOB = fairy 7d Reason 50% is at 75% as well (6) ??T?A? First letter of the answer is the fourth letter of 5a 35a He has no...
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Ed, would it be possible to add a sticky to the top of the Q&P, Crosswords section saying something like the following: 1. When asking for help with a crossword clue, please do a search through...
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Last three... 22a Trains pulling trucks emptied for cargo from India? (3, 6) T?A ???S?S TEA CHESTS fits, but I can't see why. 28a French woman is rejected by artist, in short (6) S?M??? The M may...
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I don't normally start threads, but I'm just watching "The History of Rock 'n' Roll" and realising how much of it I missed because I was born too late... So, if you had a Tardis, which gig...
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from Pinkilady, who can't get into AB at the moment. She says she's done the nailing / wiring and all seems to be OK. She wonders how many clematis she'll need for a 20 foot wall - she thinks 4 or 5....
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Just seen the first advert for Christmas on TV - James Nesbitt on Tesco. They tried to make a joke of "we know it's only October", but still... Bah bumbug......
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OK, so just recently back from the pub and listening to my iPod out of respect for the downstairs neighbours... Just listened to "Freya" by Jim Faupel. Currently listening to...
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Chatting to a friend this evening, and the conversation found its way to a film that we both remember seeing on television but neither of us can remember its name. Basically it begins with three (I...
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I've been sent a quiz by an aged relative, - I've had a quick look at it, but don't really have time today. If anyone could help me out, I'd be grateful. These are all initials of song titles which...
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22d Report making little splash quietly cut (4) _L_P Is it CLAP, CLIP or something else...?...
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And I've got a Peterborough ticket!
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I actually rather enjoyed her performance, certainly much more than I was expecting to... What did you think?...
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On my way home this evening, I called in to a local kebab shop to order some food to take home. The man behind the counter who served me licked his finger before doing everything, including picking up...

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