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don

21st January 2010, 10:06
Good morning all,
clue: Egyptian girl who dances round tree (4)
Pattern: ?m?a
I've pencilled in EMMA but don't have a clue why it should be the case.
Tia

ps Liking the new instruction manual at the top. That should save J de A blowing a gasket keeping the uninitiated in check.
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ajt

21st January 2010, 10:17
The first is ALMA
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ajt

21st January 2010, 10:18
Sorry - ALMA is the dancing girl - tree is AMLA
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don

21st January 2010, 10:22
Hi AJT,
just got today's paper and the ans is AMLA so you were on the right line. I would be be grateful for an explanation as I can't square the ans with the clue.
Ta
Don
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don

21st January 2010, 10:24
AJT
Got it now. Ta. I didn't know that was a tree.
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ajt

21st January 2010, 11:49
Sorry - wasn't near the computer. I just happened to know the two words because thet're such old favourites of xword setters.
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