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bullfrog

15th January 2013, 10:29
This has been gnawing away at me since the weekend - can someone explain the parsing and put me out of my misery? I can see 'Gable' and 'Ate' but not the rest...

Hollywood legend having come round dined on top of tall furniture item (7,5) GATELEG TABLE
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kilowatt

15th January 2013, 11:34
leg for legend & t for tall?
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bullfrog

15th January 2013, 12:55
I can see T for 'top of tall', but I'm not happy with LEG for 'legend'...
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bullfrog

16th January 2013, 14:17
(Bump)
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redundantelf

16th January 2013, 14:38
Thank you for sharing this with us bullfrog. You'll be pleased to hear that I have also been 'gnawed' since you first posted. I still can't parse it.
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redundantelf

16th January 2013, 15:29
Please don't misinterpret - but a thought

The clue reads to me as Gable being filled (having come round) with dined (ate)and top of tall (t)

Surely it can't have 'dined' meaning 'ate leg' (of lamb or pork)?

As I said, just a thought (albeit poor)
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jazzgirl

16th January 2013, 15:29
Hollywood legend = (Clark) Gable
(having come round)
dined =ate
(on top of)
tall = t
furniture item = gateleg table.

But where does Leg fit in ?
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jazzgirl

16th January 2013, 15:30
our posts crossed !
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bullfrog

16th January 2013, 15:43
With you all the way jazzgirl, but as you say 'where does leg fit in?'
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jazzgirl

16th January 2013, 15:48
With the other 3 on the table. boom boom
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