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voulez-vous

10th December 2012, 19:39
Slight misprint in the preamble, as 24 of the 48 clues need you to omit certain letters. Therefore 24 clues are perfectly normal.

I've not finished yet, but ma and pa are missing from the 24 altered clues.

Hope that helps.
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rosie

10th December 2012, 19:45
Hi voulez-vous

I have a lot of the PA & MA 'losses' but cannot figure out whether 1a is another?
Can you help with a big hint to the solution
please?
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voulez-vous

10th December 2012, 19:50
Hi Rosie,

Yep 1a) has a missing pa. Palladium, is what I've gone for.

I'm nowhere near finished, but have got the gist. It's taking me forever!
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voulez-vous

10th December 2012, 19:53
Sorry, Rosie, I just realised you said "hint"!

Still, I'm not finished, so hardly giving the game away!
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voulez-vous

10th December 2012, 19:53
Sorry, Rosie, I just realised you said "hint"!

Still, I'm not finished, so hardly giving the game away!
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tony

10th December 2012, 19:56
Hi manic mary

The character running from from top left to bottom right will explain the misfortune of the PA & MA connection.
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rosie

10th December 2012, 20:37
Many thanks voulez-vous.
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manic mary

11th December 2012, 09:51
Thank u everybody I will go and have another look.
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chrise

11th December 2012, 09:54
Tonyw @10
I haven't got the crossword, but can I hazard a guess from your hint - Lizzie Borden, by any chance?
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tony

11th December 2012, 10:27
No chrise, it's not Lizzie Borden.

Ps And I'm just Tony.
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