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gaperon

12th January 2013, 12:41
21,17 9 15 (3,2,3,6) R?Y ?F T?E ?O?E??S I hope this is an obscure UK reference & not staring me in the face!!
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shooty

12th January 2013, 12:44
looks like 'roy of the rovers'
can we have the clue ?
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shooty

12th January 2013, 12:45
sorry, wrong letter count
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otherstuff

12th January 2013, 12:50
the clue is simply "9,15" a reference to the answers of:-
"Junket by Labour leader and shadow chancellor in shorts and shirt, sportingly (8,5)"
which I suspect might be football clubs but I might be wrong though your initial answer leads me to think I might be on the right track
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gaperon

12th January 2013, 12:50
Sorry shooty, letter count was correct, I wasn't 21 & 17's clue referred to 9 & 15ac, clue being Junket by Labour leader and shadow chancellor in shorts and shirt, sportingly (8,5) FOOTBALL S?R?P (think the P is correct)
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shooty

12th January 2013, 12:55
strip
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shooty

12th January 2013, 12:57
shorts and shirt, sportingly = football strip

a junket is a trip
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shooty

12th January 2013, 12:58
micheal FOOT and ed BALLS + TRIP
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shooty

12th January 2013, 13:00
OOPS 'MICHAEL'
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gaperon

12th January 2013, 13:03
Thank you, that completed, in the good old days I would have happily reverted to the Times Jumbo cryptic, but let's not rub salt in the wound....!!
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