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wombat

3rd July 2009, 22:08
Clue of the week:
Have cheese sandwiches and chocolate cake (7,first letter B)
taken from Magpie crossword magazine,Dumpynose.

Also this week we are asked to solve all the down clues, take either the first or last letter from the solution before entering in the grid, and then use the spare letter to enter the longest unclued solution across.
So I'm stuck on
28d. Attractions coming up in area of short grass(4)
so the answer is five letters, and as I have solved the unclued solution the letter that is dropped is an S. I have W_R_.
Any help would be most appreciated.
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mamya

3rd July 2009, 22:13
Ward

draw(s) backwards
(s)ward area of grass ?
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mamya

3rd July 2009, 22:14
sorry should have said draws as attractions
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wombat

3rd July 2009, 22:14
Thanks Mamya, it looks good to me
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jimb

3rd July 2009, 22:15
Ward

Sward is an expanse of short grass

JimB
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coline

3rd July 2009, 22:17
Could it be Ward?
A sward is an area of grass, and you have to drop the s. Also an attraction is a draw and you have to reverse it for "coming up"
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helena

3rd July 2009, 22:17
28d (s)ward of grass = draw (attraction) backwards
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jimb

3rd July 2009, 22:17
Well, we seem to have sorted the easy bit? so...

JimB
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helena

3rd July 2009, 22:19
sanp great minds think alike
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jimb

3rd July 2009, 22:23
helena

sanp is good, but not sure if it is K.O

JimB

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