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Hello. I'm back after a short absence. I have just about finished but I should like my usual advice please. 21ac The old country gentleman working at court. I have y?o?,a? So the answer would seem to...
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Blimey! This is a tough one! There's a few that, normally , I'd have asked for a tutorial but there are some that I can't even work out an answer so I'd better concentrate on them Though explanations...
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Hello. Probably my last Saturday doing the crossword. His Nibs has his last exam next week so I guess he will corrupt me and take me to a hostelry (I hope!). As ever I need some tutoring please. 13ac...
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Hello. Glorious day here except that His Nibs has had to work all day (so that he can watch the match tonight) as his last exams are coming up! Say a prayer for him (or whatever you do). it matters so...
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Just one expansion this time please. 15d Love coming in fast - the stuff of jets and rockets. With the letters I have the answer must be "aerospace ". But I really don't get it. steven...
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Hello My (unimportant) exams are over but His Nibs still has a couple pf papers to go. We agreed to (a) go on the wagon and (b) give up sport (him) and crossies(me ) while we were swotting. I am back....
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This might seem ( well,tbh, it is) an odd question. Does anyone know how many people enter the cryptic jumbo competition? I was thinking that the prizes would be great for HisNibs ( well maybe not the...
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Hello. What a miserable day this has turned out to be. The temperature has dropped a lot! And this has led to SWMBO putting me backing the LJs (Andy Pandys) which I thought I'd escaped from. I know...
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Hello. The sun has gone in so time to seek clarification. I hope you have all had as good a time over Easter as I have. SWMBO has been brilliant. She entertained (with support from His Nibs and me)...
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hello. What a fantastic day. Holiday. No game. Beautiful weather. SWMBO and His Nibs enjoying themselves gardening. Me, a man of leisure, doing the Crossie, enjoying the delights of their labour and...
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Hello. First, a word of thanks to SWMBO. A few weeks ago I moaned because she made me wear Long Johns (Andy Pandys, as I called them. ) I was embarrassed, to say the least but she was relentless. And...
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Hello again. I am back after a couple of weeks' absence. A little tension between His Nibs and me. He said that I cared more about the crossword than him . I had to prove that wasn't the case and I...
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Hello I hope you have all been having the weather we had today. Warm(ash) and sunny. His Nibs and I went to the park and then to the woods. It's been wonderful. I am so lucky, aren't I? Three queries...
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In Shakespearen English to give birth to a lamb...
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Here we are on Monday already. I wasn't able to start it on Saturday and, when I did , I nearly gave up because I made so little progress. And then! Big breakthrough when I got "worst case scenario"....
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Hello. Again a bit late. Went to see His Nibs play yesterday. He, of course, was fantastic!. (oh, a nd SWMBO released me eventually, from my Andy Pandies because the weather had improved. So,...
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Hello again. A bit later than usual. After last weekend's depression because His Nibs and his mother were looking at unis in Yorkshire and my realisation that we would be spending a lot of time apart,...
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Feeling a bit low. His Nibs's mother has taken him to Yorkshire (Good Thing!) to look at York and Leeds as potential unis to go to. It's not so much that I have desperately missed him this week end -...
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hello again. I'm back Actually, the one that really bugged me, I have managed to work out (Ziggy Stardust). But there are others that I need help with please 30d Restless energy in reverse kicking...
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Hello .I have found this a real stinker! I am just in from Mass and it will soon be bath time so I'll have to leave my queries until tomorrow (hopefully). I think the answers I have are OK but with...

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