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maryjane

3rd May 2010, 12:03
2d Re actor on clue, fluffing it, reluctantly (12,3 words) It must be an anagram but can't see it?? Any help please?
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ajt

3rd May 2010, 12:17
It is an anagram of reactoroncue, but it's a french phrase, and the english maning is "against the heart"
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maryjane

3rd May 2010, 12:45
Ah- je comprends - merci beaucoup!
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maryjane

3rd May 2010, 15:02
Stuck again!Please help:
7a strong headwind:lacking a motive turns back (5)
?OSE?
28a Method of finding survivors at sea till now? (5)
SOTA? the "t" may be wrong
32a What may be squeezed to good effect lay within fruit (8) ?E????O?
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henry

3rd May 2010, 15:28
7a looks like Noser
re(a)son backwards but i've never heard it before.
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maryjane

3rd May 2010, 15:29
Yes it's in Chambers, Thanks henry
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sudokulover

3rd May 2010, 15:31
32 mel ode on ode=lay
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henry

3rd May 2010, 15:32
sonar?
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anniec

3rd May 2010, 15:34
28 is I think sofar - apparently a sea channel the use of which was proposed as a way of sailors sendign distress signals and "so far"
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maryjane

3rd May 2010, 15:40
If sonar is correct, that would make the down clue "silly ass, son about to marry" SONTIE. I had sottie before defn = farce ?????
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