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raratoez

28th March 2009, 07:50
Hi there,
Have the following clues, anyone got any ideas...
(Have done most of the puzzle, just got a few left).

**Old slide instrument to fire at target endlessly (7)

**Beneath it's crust the earth may cloak one (6)

**Mafia boss standing by the font at baptism (9)

**What went to the wall was bad news to the dog (9)

Thanks :)
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jerry

28th March 2009, 07:53
Hi there,
The third entry on your list is probably GODFATHER
Still looking at the others.
Jerry
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jerry

28th March 2009, 07:55
And the first on the list is SACK(fire)BUT(t) target
Will keep looking.
Jerry
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jerry

28th March 2009, 08:00
Do you have any letters in for 2 and 4?
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mike b

28th March 2009, 08:27
Think the second one will be MANTLE
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raratoez

28th March 2009, 08:38
Hey Jerry, thanks :)
What a legend!! I can't get them very easily - my Dad has been doing it, so I was looking online for some help and thought I would try here.

?a?t?? for the beneath its crust..

we got that other one

other ones
**boiler might take unfinished letter amiss ( t?a-???t?l )

**the kind of drunked that swallows last of beer ( s?r? )
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raratoez

28th March 2009, 08:48
Thanks Mike

We got the others now too :)

Thanks for both of your help :) Will visit again when we get stuck.

Thanks :)
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jerry

28th March 2009, 08:48
Hi again,
I think the final L may be incorrect,as it is
an anagram of make & letter minus the "s" to make TEA KETTLE. The other one is SORT a sot is a drunkard.
Hope this helps.
Jerry
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