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bullfrog

18th February 2010, 10:20
I'm stuck on this last one!

33ac Like many an east end trip, alas, badly organized (8)

TRI-NS-L
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caravaggio

18th February 2010, 10:29
Hi Bullfrog,

I think that the letter 'n' be wrong and word is triapsal which, of course, is an anagram. According to the Blessed Chambers, 'apse' is a semicircular or polygonal recess esp at the EAST END of a church and we all knew that didn't we?

Best wishes,

Caravaggio
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bullfrog

18th February 2010, 10:48
Thanks Caravaggio. The 'n' comes from 21d:
One steamer within another making pounds for the Scots (7) for which I have S(TRAIN)S. The 'p' from Triapsal would make that Straips. How's your Scottish dialect?
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bullfrog

18th February 2010, 11:02
Aaaah -- just worked out that it's STRAMPS - a variation on stamps (of the foot)

Thanks again Carravagio
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bullfrog

18th February 2010, 11:04
I beg your pardon -- Caravaggio
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caravaggio

18th February 2010, 11:05
Hi Bullfrog,

Incidentally, I'm not from the West Country - the word 'may' is missing from my first sentence!

The word within the brackets is TRAMP - tramp steamer - which now makes STRAMPS and, according to Chambers, 'stramp', if you're a Scot, means to tread, stamp or trample.

I hope that helps and good luck!

Caravaggio
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bullfrog

18th February 2010, 13:01
I think that the letter 'n' be wrong and word is triapsal

I thought perhaps you were a pirate!
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