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kitabu

21st February 2013, 12:31
1. An escape in competition is not permanent. Answer: Evanescent. The competition is presumably event but there is no indication in the clue that 'an escape' should be abbreviated.

2. Block knocked up with a spruce. Answer: Dapper

3. Perhaps lunch at home and straight spirit starts to come out. Answer: Eat In.


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ab

21st February 2013, 12:37
Neat gin without starts?
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jazzgirl

21st February 2013, 12:38
spruce = dapper

block - pad (reversed) + per (a)
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ab

21st February 2013, 12:39
Escape on computer keyboard is Esc? Given in Bradfords.
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bullfrog

21st February 2013, 12:41
Common abbreviations aren't always indicated - think of ST for street, for example, and ESC for escape is very common (look at the top left of your keyboard)
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kitabu

21st February 2013, 13:07
Many thanks all - much appreciated!
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