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pumpernickel

21st March 2009, 11:32
Daily Telegraph book:
Clue: Pass from town to city.
Answer: Chester

Why? Why not any other seven letter town/city?
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trevor

21st March 2009, 11:46
It might be Grant (= pass) taken from Grantchester.
not entirely convinced tho.
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paulinep

21st March 2009, 13:25
Possibly Chesterfield minus field giving Chester. where field = pass/catch a ball...but I`m not sure either!
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james

21st March 2009, 13:29
Along the same lines but I think better is (Col)chester. Col is quite commonly used as pass (as in Alpine pass).
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trevor

21st March 2009, 13:31
I think James has got it.
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paulinep

21st March 2009, 13:54
Yes Trevor, I agree that James has provided the most convincing explanation.

PaulineP
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pumpernickel

21st March 2009, 14:55
Thanks to all who replied- mystery solved. We too go with James, but liked all the replies.
How about:
Clue: In the Congo.
Answer: Olio ?
(Daily Telegraph book again)
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