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chrise

13th November 2012, 17:52
That makes three of us (at least) that 6dn has troubled, pipesmoker.
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magworth

13th November 2012, 18:01
Funny how people find different clues difficult. I had no problem with 6d but my last one was 20ac. I kept thinking the French for `right` ends in `e` so couldn`t fit.
It`s been a long time since the compiler slily used `flower` for a river; almost caught me out!
I`m glad the word `next` is now on the right side of the page, avoiding the ad. M.
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cantersue

13th November 2012, 18:29
Thanks Jazzgirl. Was looking for a cold "chill" and had got a wrong letter in 21a. All correct now.
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wally

13th November 2012, 19:14
Re post 12 Yes Chrise. Sorry! The first 5 letters of the answer is/are one of the chess (or draughts) players.
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angelmcm

14th November 2012, 16:34
Good evening folks. Well I didn't get to start this one until this afternoon and I have found it tricky. I too was determined that number or numbers was in 9d, didn't think much of 4d and was very surprised at the answer, and now I am stuck on the dreaded 6d - in spite of all the hints! I shall probably spend the evening running it through my head. I loved solving 1d. Cold here now - have the log fire burning away, so at least that makes us cheery and cosy.
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chrise

14th November 2012, 16:44
Hi angelmcm
Are you asking for another hint?
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angelmcm

14th November 2012, 17:40
chrise, not yet, I don't think. I shall let myself be driven mad tonight, then probably come begging tomorrow!
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chrise

14th November 2012, 17:43
OK - good luck!
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magworth

14th November 2012, 20:13
Hi angelmcm. The `the foreign` part of the clue should be right up your street!
Unlike you, I`ve had Spring weather here - daffodil shoots 8ins high, bees in the fuschia and the postman in short sleeves. As they say...`We`ll pay for it later`........
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angelmcm

14th November 2012, 23:59
chrise, magworth, I did eventually get it. I turned to my husband and asked "Can you think of another word for chill, as in relax?" Oh!
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