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xwordfan

6th March 2014, 16:16
20a Make a fool of old boy - dock a shilling (3) .........think the answer is BOB but can't see the wordplay?
26a Puffs for fashionable models (5)
18d Lout with or without money (3)
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mamya

6th March 2014, 16:24
20 Bob looks good.

triple def...


Archaically, to Bob, to cheat or deceive
To cut (dock) as in hair
Slang for shilling.

and a mans name.
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xwordfan

6th March 2014, 16:27
Thank you - any thoughts on my others please?
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mamya

6th March 2014, 16:29
no letters placed?
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xwordfan

6th March 2014, 16:34
No - the grid is such that we have "adjust the clues" before entering. I know how to enter the clues but it doesn't help with the missing letters.
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mamya

6th March 2014, 16:34
will keep thinking then.
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stumped

6th March 2014, 16:58
Could 18D be lob?
both lob and lob(lolly) are words for lout
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ironman

6th March 2014, 17:10
xwordfan - You say you know how to enter the solutions in the grid. Could you perhaps drop a hint to the rest of us who have no clue so far?
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djawhufc

6th March 2014, 17:14
waifs- 26a
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xwordfan

6th March 2014, 18:20
think T = 20
nothing at all to do with cricket!
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