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i_love_my_puppy

18th July 2009, 16:32
Last few straddlers are driving me nuts lol!

12d. Ersatz new article in financial area's set-up (9 letters) S-N------

17a. US native gets transport to hospital on the part of church (11 letters) S-E---E----
I thought this mught be steeplejack but the last letter becomes the 5th letter of 12d so not sure about either??????

thanks in advance!
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jimc

18th July 2009, 16:37
Hi again.

12d SYNTHETIC = 'n(ew)' + 'the' inside backwards 'citys').

JimC
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trevor

18th July 2009, 16:38
sy(n,the)tic (citys backwards)

steeple,bus,h (an american plant)
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i_love_my_puppy

18th July 2009, 16:45
I would NEVER have got these, thanks so much to both of you, i'm very impressed!!!!
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