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john e

31st August 2009, 22:44
1. Recites strangley behind the French City (9)
2. An endless task to secure a boat (6)
3. Bag is not new in foyer
4. Singer to capture the woman completely (10)
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terry

31st August 2009, 22:47
1. Leicester.
2. Anchor.
3. Holdall.
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terry

31st August 2009, 22:59
4. ALTOGETHER.
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john e

31st August 2009, 23:04
Thanks Terry, only just starting to get the hang of cryptic clues. Please can you explain how you come to get the answer to question 1.
Can see the reasoning behind the others.
Still need to learn , thanks
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terry

31st August 2009, 23:10
JohnE,
Recites strangely. "Strangely" means it is an anagram of "recites". Which goes behind (after) "The" in French which is LE. Whole thing = a city, Leicester.
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john e

1st September 2009, 11:59
Thanks for the explanation, need to learn these things for future reference
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