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41a Pass off breakdown as slight mistake. I have L?P?E so I am assuming that the answer is LAPSE - but can somebody please explain the parsing (or correct my assumption) please? Thanks.
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Hi. 41d Snide suggestions about gas, possibly, price finally going up." I have "Spiteful" as the only word I can think of which fits *P*T*F*L. So "snide" can be taken as the definition, "spit" is...
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Can someone please help me with parsing 53a "South of Cameroon, an African country (5)". I have S - D - N so assuming those are correct I suppose it's "Sudan". But why? Thanks....
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44a "Presidents go in car, otherwise walk on this for safety" seems to be pointing to "Pedestrian crossing". Is it me, or is there one "s" short to make the anagram? Maybe I am missing a clever bit of...
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Did the actual grid (as opposed to a list of the answers) for the alphabetical jigsaw on Christmas Eve (with a theme of "popular beat combos") ever get published on the Guardian website? I couldn't...
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Hi - as usual theses days I have a couple I just can't parse: 54a Information that's included about onion (a vegetable) 5,4. I have "green bean", and can see that "vegetable" -or maybe "a vegetable"...
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13a Setting apart English chap for first time in base (11). I had s*g*e*a*i*n so I thought the answer was "segregation". So "setting apart" is the definition, "English" is E and Chap is greg, That...
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I think I have the answers to these but as I can not parse them, I am not sure: 20a Long distance traveller in immense rush to reach railway: it could be nip and tuck! (8,7). I have "cosmetic...
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Struggling more than usual this week - my NE corner is something of a desertat the moment! There are two elsewhere which I think I have got but can't see the parsing... 54a Symbolic books reflecting...
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There is one I can't parse - 29a "Strengthen holy city lacking an eastern mode of power sharing? (4-7)". The answer I have is "high-tension". I can see that high-tension cables are a "mode of power...
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40 Anglerfish gets one visibly amazed. I have G-P-R so I imagine it is "gaper", which makes sense, looking at some species! However, I can't find gaper as an anglefish in Chambers nor online so...

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