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beegee

28th March 2010, 13:55
Trying to learn how to do cryptics. 18D in today's IT has me baffled, befuddled and bewildered.
Came to a gall on eight of them each (5) -int-
It could be NINTH but have no idea why. Would be v grateful for some help. Thx.
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jimc

28th March 2010, 14:05
Hi Beegee.

I'm not sure if it's a misprint or there's some deeper wordplay but ...

8 pints = a gallon ('gall on')?

JimC
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beegee

28th March 2010, 14:26
That's it JimC! Thx a mill - for ans and explanation. Should've copped the 'gall-on' bit. beegee
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