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cazzyk

20th September 2009, 11:53
Hi Guys
Just 4 left this week and just can\'t do em.

8a You sayin hes as fast as lighting? 4 letters _o_t. Colt?
9a Most callous of contests still exists - ship sinking or not! (3 3 4) T_E _A_ R_C_
29a Snooker Player\'s break? (4) R_S_
24d Sounds like we ve got talent to burn. (5) _V_R_

Many thanks
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mamya

20th September 2009, 12:02
8 Bolt (like the athlete?)
9 The Rat Race
29 Rest
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cazzyk

20th September 2009, 12:29
Many thanks Mamya - it's so obvious now I do feel dumb.

Now not so sure I have the right letters for the last clue!
Thanks again you're brill.
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jolan

20th September 2009, 13:39
FLARE = Talent = burn, Eh?
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jolan

20th September 2009, 13:42
OOOps! Sorry
FLARE = burn & sounds like FLAIR = talent
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cazzyk

20th September 2009, 20:59
Many thanks Jolan - that makes perfect sense but means I have another wrong.

In a word it is a part thereof (8) S_L_A_L_ - ANY IDEAS?
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bbc

20th September 2009, 21:18
Syllable?
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cazzyk

20th September 2009, 22:08
Thanks BBC you pipped me at the post there - the penny had just dropped.

Until next week...
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annder

21st September 2009, 09:57
Lookinf for answer to 25A, Some sort of horse from Copenhagen - Netherlands? RTE Crosswork 38
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cazzyk

21st September 2009, 10:21
Hi Ann

This one foxed me for a bit too but found a Spanish horse call Gennet CopenhaGEN NETherlands.

hope this helps.
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