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kitabu

11th January 2013, 15:54
Got the answers but can't work out why - help appreciated.
Following abandoned site, enter from the east for Welsh town. Answer: Ffestiniog

MP, for example, turned on one in a little Italian. Answer: poltico

Leading marshals joined forces. Answer: Aligned
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ab

11th January 2013, 15:56
Leading is an anagram of aligned - joined forces?
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redundantelf

11th January 2013, 15:58
Following abandoned site, enter from the east for Welsh town. Answer: Ffestiniog

Ff - following (in Welsh FF is pronounced f)
esti - site
enter from the East - in an across clue , means backwards (goin)
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shooty

11th January 2013, 15:58
leading (anag)
join forces = aligned
(to join with others in a cause).
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ab

11th January 2013, 16:00
FF following +esti (site) + go in (from the east- reversed- niog)?
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kitabu

11th January 2013, 16:02
Thanks guys! Should really have got aligned (still new to cryptics). Anyone have any thoughts about 'politico'?
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ab

11th January 2013, 16:03
MP, for example, turned on one in a little Italian

Poco (little in Italian + Lit (turned on) + i = politico?
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kitabu

11th January 2013, 16:19
Thanks all - much appreciated!
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