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roddy

17th February 2013, 20:46
Cryptic clue
Copied from cheap editions 4 ?p?d

Stopped from making progress in the main 8 ??c?a?e?
Think first letter is a arrested came to mind but doesn't work with other clues.
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ab

17th February 2013, 20:50
aped? (in clue)
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roddy

17th February 2013, 20:54
Thanks AB
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ab

17th February 2013, 21:00
If your a is wrong "becalmed" would fit the letters and the sense of "stopped in the main"?
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rusty

17th February 2013, 21:07
Or, anchored?
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roddy

17th February 2013, 21:10
Thanks again Ab
Crowed when the head of biology gets teased 7
I had bragged for this one hence the a
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ab

17th February 2013, 21:14
Anchored looks good but then the a won't fit and bragged looks kosher...
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roddy

17th February 2013, 21:15
Thanks Rusty it is anchored
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roddy

17th February 2013, 21:18
Had mistake with a Ab. Had grain but answer should be ground for clue powdered earth. Hopefully that's me sorted. Thank u both
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