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iamkloot76

2nd October 2012, 20:27
My hearty congratulations to all the solvers of this particularly difficult puzzle. Compilers, risking feedback of 'too easy' and suchlike comments, have now developed an ability to come up with obscure and sometimes unparseable clue. (rant over)
I have finally achieved completion minus 1. The 1 being 19 down 'Maybe looking for breaks in Times newspaper, coming across one in Scotland (1-6) X-*A*I*G. The answer may be clear as mud to all, but my brain is in the deep freeze.
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tonyw

2nd October 2012, 20:30
looks like x-rating to me
rag=newspaper
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jazzgirl

2nd October 2012, 20:33
I had x-raying (looking for breaks/fractures)
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tonyw

2nd October 2012, 20:35
jazzgirl is of course correct.
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jazzgirl

2nd October 2012, 20:35
I guessed that the YIN referred to Billy Connolly :)
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iamkloot76

2nd October 2012, 20:38
Cheers guys. And relax. With a beer.
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tonyw

2nd October 2012, 20:42
yin= one in Scottish
So times=X
Newspaper =rag
X-raying
Good fun clue
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jazzgirl

2nd October 2012, 20:48
So Billy Connolly's nickname just means The Big One. I've just learnt something new.
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