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#### diana

14th February 2009, 12:54
Is--- 4d-- Demure ?
13d ---Above water ?
20d ---tweeter ?
26a Ropy

Stuck on these, can anyone help ?
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#### big dave

14th February 2009, 13:17
Diana

I'm sure someone will give you an answer, but although we don't all do the Times crossword it doesn't mean we can't solve the clues. However, we do need, as a minimum, the clue and preferably any placed letters as well. Many thanks.
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#### diana

14th February 2009, 13:28
4d--Patient investigator keeps one grounded,beginning to search for objects
d-m-r-

13d---One disappearing from sight in cruiser solvent again
-b-v-/w----
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#### tej

14th February 2009, 14:05
I think 4d is demur = object to . dr doctor emu grounded bird and s beginning of search

13d above water?

Is 26a ropy if so why?
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#### jimc

14th February 2009, 14:14
Hi there. Just confirming that 13d is ABOVE WATER, as you suspected. Explanation is .. VEW ('sight' = 'view' less the 'i') inside A BOATER ('a cuiser').
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#### jerry

14th February 2009, 14:32
Hi Diana,
(u)T-WEE-TER is TWEETER,
Jerry
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#### jerry

14th February 2009, 14:35
Diana,
26a The answer is rversed in the twenty portraits.
Best wishes,
J
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#### diana

14th February 2009, 14:43
Many thanks --Diana
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#### paul

15th February 2009, 13:27
In response to Diana\'s question about whether 4D could be \"demure\", it is actually \"demurs\" (patient investigator = DR.(DOCTOR)which contains
EMU (one grounded) + S (beginning to search, all of which makes \"objects* (DEMURS))
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#### brian

16th February 2009, 13:32
You have to read backwards to get ropy.
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