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chips

12th May 2013, 18:52
8 D. Caught by press over not mature relationship with lawyer, say (9) ?????ta??
14 A. Lifted diamonds donated to unusually pure woman (6) ?p?r??

Thanks for any help.
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shooty

12th May 2013, 19:11
8 Clientage (relationship with lawyer, say) ?

cannot fully parse though.
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chips

12th May 2013, 19:13
Thanks - a definite possibility! I'll see if it works/helps with any other clues.
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rosie

12th May 2013, 19:18
14a updrew
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chips

12th May 2013, 19:20
Rosie, thanks.
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joan

12th May 2013, 19:39
12 A. Trip out in capital discovers bias there (9,two words) p?rt????s
(Port Something? Thought of Port Louis, but can't see any reasoning for that)
25 D. Render plausible explanation for obscure word (5) ?hos?
(If 'ghost', why?)
Thanks for any help or advice.

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rosie

12th May 2013, 19:42
12a parti pris

25d gloss
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joan

12th May 2013, 19:44
Thanks - I was way off track!
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harlequin

12th May 2013, 20:05
8d Clientage (c)aught 'lie' = press, nt = not, mature -'age'
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chips

12th May 2013, 20:09
Harlequin, thanks for that explanation - it's always good to know how an answer works.
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