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25th January 2013, 10:39
Hi mondrian
Your letters are correct. It's an anagram of "ocean", then a word for "consequently" (roughly). Shrub with small blue flowers.
You are not a wine drinker, I see! - 2d spread the disease that killed lots of vines in the 19th century.
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25th January 2013, 10:42
chrise - I confess I couldn`t get 2d until jazzgirl - who else? told me it begins with P !
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25th January 2013, 10:47
Thanks chrise. By the way I am a wine drinker!! But obviously lacking in any technical and/or historical knowledge about it.
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25th January 2013, 10:52
It was a major disaster, particularly in France. They had to import American vines (which were immune) to provide the rootstocks for grafting on their grape varieties. Some people who have drunk "pre-" wines say that the wines have never been the same since (though I doubt this).
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25th January 2013, 11:17
Morning all
I only solved 2d by entering pox + really + H into anagramsolver and the pest appeared !
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25th January 2013, 21:27
Hi, Mondrian. Traveled from Millport to Glasgow today. No snow at either end, but the bit in the middle wasn't much fun. The rain in Largs turned to snow by the top of the Haylie Brae, and continued through Lochwinnoch almost up as far as Johnston. My return journey was via Greenock which was fine - wet but snow free.

Hope you are doing well, and still enjoying your crosswords. Just about to start the Catholic Herald ones. I won two within a fortnight, but nothing now for over a month. Still, I will keep on trying.

Best wishes,

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