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claire

22nd June 2009, 20:00
Help with 2 clues please?
"Plant daggers in Capone's back" (7) - it has to be LOBELIA, but why? I know that Al backwards is there, but why OBELI in the middle?
Also: "One member bearing harm" (6) I have: -M-A-R
and can only think of IMPAIR as the answer.
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trevor

22nd June 2009, 20:11
I-MP-Air, (An air of, mein, bearing, deportment, touch of, aura)
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tim

22nd June 2009, 20:27
This is an obelus, † ,and is the dagger mark used to indicate a footnote to a passage. The plural is OBELI.
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claire

22nd June 2009, 23:49
Thank you both!
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trevor

23rd June 2009, 00:11
Are you the same claire from a while back(elitist etc)?

If so, then I would just like say Hello.
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