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chrise

17th November 2012, 13:15
A few weeks ago there was some discussion about the significance of ellipsis in consecutive clues, with the conclusion being reached that nowadays it is usually just misdirection.
in today's Guardian by the master (Araucaria) there are two piars in which the SOLUTION to the second is the DEFINITION of the first!

Minion coming in to be...(5,3)
...light for corgis' owner after bone (6)

Dawn on short day points to... (6,5)
...damaged vessels, with single digit inserted, providing food (7,8)
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torquemada

17th November 2012, 14:36
Not forgetting Puck's memorable

Golfer circling edge of hole is … (8)

a few weeks ago.
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torquemada

17th November 2012, 14:38
Followed by:

… in soft enough ground, accepting initially even the error exiting the trap? (4,2,3,6)

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