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divebabe

31st January 2009, 17:36
Can't get 8d. Assuming 5a is rattle, have
E-L-T--E

Something to do with etude, maybe? Can't fit Alfred/Alf etc to it. Grateful for answer and education!
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brian

31st January 2009, 17:46
hi divebabe,
i have 5A as SCOTCH and 8D as HALFTONE ...
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divebabe

31st January 2009, 18:16
Hi Brian

Don't understand Scotch but it's been a long week. Halftone is brilliant. Thank you. Had Aunt for 6d but if it's Scotch and I have to swap A for C I could get into trouble. Better not go there! So presumably 6d is Cant and not .....
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brian

31st January 2009, 18:26
hi again, yes i have CANT for 6D; SCOTCH means to block, or put and end to i.e. frustrate as well as the more obvious reference to 'tot'.
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divebabe

31st January 2009, 18:32
Hi Brian

Thanks for explaining. I now feel very stupid! But I really appreciate the help.
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