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laura

4th February 2009, 10:06
Ok, I give up!

29a Polish live inside and drink here?
----e-n

(I don't know what I'm looking for here. I don't get it!)

25d Small, confused student dropped out, needing help.
-l--

17d Bookend?
-p-l-g--
(apologia fits but why should it be...?)
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brian

4th February 2009, 10:28
hi laura, 29A is SHE(BE)EN
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laura

4th February 2009, 10:37
Thanks, Bri. Never heard of Shebeen.

Still doesn't help with the other two even with xtra letters!

17d is now
-p-l-g-e
Bookend?

and

25d -l-s

Small, confused student dropped out, needing help.
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st. hubbins

4th February 2009, 10:51
17d = epilogue
25d = alms (anag of small without the student - L)

Doubt if it's worth sending in anyway. This is our third day without post.
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laura

4th February 2009, 11:12
thanks. You're a Saint!

I dont know why I didn't get those obvious ones. Blind spots. Once I ask for help, I stop thinking!

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reg

6th February 2009, 21:24
What's 12a?

Possible result, alas, of a pressing engagement?

-C---H-D
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uncle arthur

6th February 2009, 22:15
Reg. - 12a Could it be \'crushed\' ?
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big dave

6th February 2009, 22:59
Reg - I think 12a is scorched - what happens when you leave the iron on your shirt for too long (or so the wife tells me!!)
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reg

7th February 2009, 13:57
Wonderful, thank you.

Taht just leaves:

6d ...

Government heads, they must not be crooked (6)

R _ L _ R _

And 16a ...

First born up north, then died in ditch out east (4)

_ U _ D

Any ideas?
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jerry

7th February 2009, 14:45
Hi Reg,
RULERS,and BUND which is a ditch in India and
elsewhere in the East.
Regards,
Jerry
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