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rambler

24th December 2012, 12:36
Not 'saucer' then
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rambler

24th December 2012, 12:37
Oops, second last - may still be in with a chance!
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malone

24th December 2012, 12:39
Salver?
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chrise

24th December 2012, 12:43
I like SAUCER - one who "sauces", hence cook?
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ian

24th December 2012, 12:46
think 3rd letter is L, so could be salver or silver. Don't know connection with cook though
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ian

24th December 2012, 12:49
think 14d is stumped
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fatmanjoe

24th December 2012, 12:59
Thanks everybody. It looks like 'silver' is correct - Long John Silver was hired to be the cook on the Hispaniola. This also fits with the 'stumped' ian mentioned above.
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john

24th December 2012, 14:57
just need help to explain a few answers I have

10A looks like EYE for : pit wheel E?E
29D looks like MAROR for :herbs spoil men (MAR + OR I guess)
17D looks like DIKTAT (or DITTIT) for : sanction ?I?T?T
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clueless

24th December 2012, 16:55
29D MAROR:
a portion of horseradish or other bitter herb that is eaten at the Seder meal on Passover.
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