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bob

29th September 2009, 17:51
Stuck on top left-hand side of puzzle. Need some help please. 1A would kick start me. PLAIN BATTER IN PAST SERVED WITH DUCK (6) I only have the O at the end!!!
Thanks in anticipation.
Bob
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trevor

29th September 2009, 18:51
I saw this answered as Paramo which is a Plain (geography - Great Plains etc).

batter = ram, duck = O.

the rest of the clue escapes me tho.
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sarumite

29th September 2009, 19:09
trevor you're almost there, The Pa is simply an abbreviation for past ... as specified in Chambers.

Cheers (S)
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bob

29th September 2009, 19:12
Thank you Trevor and Sarumite. Now I understand the clue and the answer and can start again.
Cheers Bob
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trevor

29th September 2009, 19:22
Thank you sarumite and gawd bless Chambers eh?
I did a quick search for Pa used in this context but turned up zilch.
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