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terry

8th October 2012, 20:41
24d It's observed by Jews taking up old tales
(5) ?E???

21d Take pre-main course (not second)- not something you want in grand volume (6)??T???
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ab

8th October 2012, 21:11
Seder? (Jewish festival and redes (old word for talks backwards?) Tenuous, but possible.
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ab

8th October 2012, 21:13
Just looked it up and found rede can mean "narration" (archaic) so looks kosher.
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terry

8th October 2012, 21:15
thanks ab

It looks plausible to me.
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ixion

8th October 2012, 21:47
21d is based on a posh word for starter(or between courses), 6 letters removing the second one.
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terry

8th October 2012, 21:55
thanks ixion.

Is it a 7 letter word with the second letter removed to give the required 6?
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ixion

8th October 2012, 21:57
No, the other letter (an abbrev) comes first.
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terry

8th October 2012, 22:01
thanks again ixion.
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