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tombola

18th April 2013, 16:13
Did square piece of cloth cover front of mantelpiece? (6,6)

p-s-- m-s-e-
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chrisg

18th April 2013, 16:20
Passed muster
Passe = square
+ (m)antlepiece + place this inside duster (cloth)
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andyc

18th April 2013, 16:28
Is the definition "Did" Chris? I can't see it.
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harrhy

18th April 2013, 16:42
Pass muster = To appear adequate (Chambers)
= It will do
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malone

18th April 2013, 16:46
I thought the 'did' as the definition is what made this such a great clue!
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andyc

18th April 2013, 16:47
I guess then, that the past tense in the clue will convert : it will do to did. Thanks Harrhy.
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andyc

18th April 2013, 16:49
Yes it's a good clue Malone, I just had a bit of word-blindness.
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tombola

18th April 2013, 17:22
Very clever clue. Thanks for the help.
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tombola

18th April 2013, 17:31
Struggling bottom rhs
Cream cheese at last available with very few calories (5)

e----
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trevor

18th April 2013, 17:32
E Lite.
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