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#### pooksahib

28th June 2009, 15:13
Hi all. Normally I'm able to complete this but not this week...

"Those providing spin for their betters (9)". -R-U----S

"Material I'm to study first (5)". -----

"A stand for all seasons (5)". C--E-

"Get oneself out of a tight spot? (6)". LO-S-N. Gotta be loosen but why?

"Getting money in exchange" = selling. Is there a cryptic element to this?

Many thanks.
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#### mamya

28th June 2009, 15:17
1 Pursuer

2 Croupiers
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#### mamya

28th June 2009, 15:18
4 Cruet
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#### the joker

28th June 2009, 15:21
DENIM
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#### the joker

28th June 2009, 15:34
Re Getting money jn exchange-SELLING.This is a straightforward definition.
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#### bullfrog

28th June 2009, 16:20
"Getting money in exchange" = selling. Is there a cryptic element to this?

Could DEALING fit there? As in Stock Exchange...
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#### pooksahib

28th June 2009, 18:52
Good shout but, no - the SE-L-N- are all definites. The first L is the L of Loosen which no-one's yet commented on. The definites for that are -O-S-N.

Thanks to all.
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#### colin e

28th June 2009, 21:15
Hi, Pooksahib.
To get out of anything tight you have to loosen it
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#### trevor

28th June 2009, 21:23
Could it refer to Loosen ones belt,(stop being tight with money)

The last 2 seem pretty poor clues, compared to the others.
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#### pooksahib

29th June 2009, 13:12
Aye, let's just call 'em poor clues and forget it...
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