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brendan

26th January 2013, 18:46
Most cheerful young woman consuming fist of raspberry tarts - CHIRPIEST fits the Def. and letter pattern but, if:-

R = First of Raspberry
PIES = Tarts
Then Young Woman would be 'Chit'? Where have I gone wrong?
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emmbee

26th January 2013, 18:49
Nothing! A chit is an oldish term for a young girl
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brackendale

26th January 2013, 18:50
You're spot on. A chit is a young child
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brendan

26th January 2013, 18:50
Many thanks Emmbee, that's one for the notebook.
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tonyw

26th January 2013, 18:52
a chit is a young girl
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brendan

26th January 2013, 23:37
Thank you Tonyw and Brackendale.
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brendan

27th January 2013, 01:14
I think this is correct but I'm having trouble parsing it..

Film buff, man from S Pacific Island - FANTASIA (Film)
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mamya

27th January 2013, 01:26
Film buff, man from S Pacific Island -

Buff FAN

man from S Pacific Island TAS[man]IA
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brendan

27th January 2013, 01:30
Once again Mamya I'm indebted to you, many thanks.

PS.

Crucial aspect of situation that's articulated by MND character - I think it might be 'Bottom Line' but I'm nowhere near being able to see the wordplay.
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mamya

27th January 2013, 01:34
MND = Midsummer night's dream

so yes
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