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The last one... 17a, "Substanceless novel about a volunteer group related to Labour." N?T?L, and the only word I can think of that makes sense is NATAL, but I can't parse it. I'm guessing Labour means...
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18a Polish horse associated with The Queen and a man of note? I have ?O?E?GER which was baffling until it came to me that it may be polish not Polish, yielding hone=polish thus HONEGGER a man of...
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Last one, 17d: Retirees I become weary with, having chronic fatigue syndrome arising. E?E?H?I I've thought of the Lotophagi, the Seven Sleepers, those dudes in "The Garden of Proserpine," the...
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Only one little one left, 6a When to bring in training for superiors of Dykes? ?P?S, for which my guess is OPTS (Other People's TimeS), but the reference eludes me so it is just a guess. Help anyone?...
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27a Writer about endless fish... fish... A?P?I?G and all I have come up with is AMPSING (ampse being evidently a category of fish, with Johannes Ampsing, Dutch physician and author 1559-1642). But...
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10a has me stumped: Play's policy on extremely chintzy decoration. C?M?E?I?E must surely be CYMBELINE (unless the last letter is O after all), but I cannot think how it is parsed. Any help will be...
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Parsing fail once again -- 13d "Writer projecting parts for audience in Pirates of the Caribbean" ?U?C?N?E?S must surely be BUCCANEERS, but all I can come up with is partial anagrams, i.e. SEER =...
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Had fun with this one right up to the end. 13A Books about daughters left with the Queen's kid. I have T?D?L?R. TODDLER=kid would work, with L=Left and ER= Queen, but I cannot parse the "books about...
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Nearly finished -- a rare achievement with a Myrtilus! -- but stumped at SW corner. For 22d Wolf beer and one's spirit is lifted, I have AMEER (beer minus the b, with ame=soul above), but then 26a...
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Stuck on the very last one! 26D, We hear cider drinker would show the way, ?E?D. Don't see a ref. to _The Cider House Rules_. Learned from google that Devon Colic was caused by LEAD poisoning from...
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Am stumped on the last 2 short ones. 1A A gigantically snotty fellow? I have ?U?G?S and all I could come up with was (heh) DUNGUS. Also 13A Article written about quiet and droll linesman. I have ?A?H...
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Down to the last one -- 11a, Talk about hankering for Gossip in a Library? I have ?H?T?H?T and what suggests itself is CHITCHAT, but I can't parse the "hankering" bit. O' course I could be completely...
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Finished except for SE corner --24d Passage from Vidal's debut put off dean. I have A?L?? and am guessing ALLEY (=passage) but if the reference is to Gore Vidal's Williwaw it eludes me. If correct,...
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Have actually solved it (I think!) but am unable to fully parse a few clues. 5d Rumpole should know all about this rubbish as is found in backward country. Answer has to be STATUTE BAR, and I see the...
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Have finished except for one: 21a Top wingman (right) kettled by City's stars. I have L?C?N?A and the only word I can think of that fits is LACONIA but I doubt the answer has anything to do with...
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Almost finished, stymied by just one: 21A, Young male artist - a WASP? I have ?U?S?A. If allusion to Portrait of the Artist, it eludes me. If play on wasp=vespa, it also eludes me. Help?
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Solved except for one short one! 23d Arnold (or Allen) initially gets confused about his angry entrances. I have G?T?S, and it seems like the answer must be (initial) A + GETS, so GETAS (Thracian...
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Have tentatively solved this one, but am unsure about two answers. 15a Relations in thrall of outrageous canto I quote, C?T?T?O? I have CITATION which has anag. of CANTO plus CIT[E]=QUOTE, but I can't...
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Going great guns on this one until I got to the last -- 10d Only mystery on the radio discovering a body in America (4,4): S?U? C?S? Possibly an anagram with CORPSE (or CORPUS)+US? No combinations...
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Mirabile dictu, I've almost solved this one. Just one answer to go, 18d Tangle with football team when number 10 replaces last three. I have ?N?E?M?X and though I live in the land of the Cheeseheads,...

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