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colin (swansea jack)

23rd January 2010, 19:31
Can you help with this interlocked clue.

7 down Natural 26 down fashion. (9)

26 down Obvious scheme Italian leader included(5)

I have PLAIN as the answer to this clue. i.e. SCHEME = PLAN ITALIAN = I
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terry

23rd January 2010, 19:50
have you got any of the letters.
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colin (swansea jack)

23rd January 2010, 19:54
If it helps, I now have two letters.

7 down. Natural 26 down fashion. (9)

????L?T??
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colin (swansea jack)

23rd January 2010, 22:10
Hi Terry,

The only thing I can think of is

PLAIN & NATURAL = SIMPLE
TON = FASHION = SIMPLETON
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terry

23rd January 2010, 22:16
Colin (swansea jack),
I can't personnaly see what "ton" has to do with fashion. But I can't offer anyhing myself. I've tried but must admit I'm stumped. I take it you've got all the intersecting letters and are sure of them.
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colin (swansea jack)

23rd January 2010, 22:38
Just found this on google.

Thanks for your input and interest Terry, I am most grateful.

Ton
Ton (tôn) noun [ French See Tone .] The prevailing fashion or mode; vogue; as, things of ton . Byron. « If our people of ton are selfish, at any rate they show they are selfish.» Thackeray. Bon ton . See in the Vocabulary.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/T/67
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terry

23rd January 2010, 22:41
Well, I learn something every day. Well done.
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