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mh

13th March 2010, 22:01
My 'S' and second 'F' are pretty certain as they come from novel titles by Aldous Huxley and L.P. Hartley! What am I doing wrong?
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anniec

13th March 2010, 22:15
It does look like Falstaff but not sure where your first "s" comes from?
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mh

13th March 2010, 23:24
That's what I originally thought. But the 'S' is from 19d Distinctive nature Huxley associated with anthropoid(7) which I think refers to Aldous Huxley's "Ape and Essence".
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famous5

14th March 2010, 08:33
Shakespeare's Falstaff was based on a real knight called John Fastolf(f)
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mh

14th March 2010, 09:32
Well Done. Wikipedia confirms Falstof(?0
How did you know this?
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famous5

14th March 2010, 12:40
Paying attention to my Eng Lit teacher 40 years ago!! Plus Wiki mentions a novel by Robert Nye which I have read
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