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betty

28th September 2010, 00:07
Last 2 please if anyone can help:
17a Area of trees west of Burton-on-trent (8,6) N?S?W?O? FOREST (I think all the letters are correct)
6d The 600-700 year old tree in 17a (7,3)
S?I?C?R OAK
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ixion

28th September 2010, 00:16
needwood forest?
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def

28th September 2010, 00:16
Could 17a be Sherwood Forest?
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betty

28th September 2010, 00:25
Thanks both of you - considered both but the down clue giving the "S" is from CharleS Mingus (clue being "us bassist who formed his jazz workshop in 1955")
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betty

28th September 2010, 00:26
Ah - just realised he could be known as CHARLIE so Needwood fits after all! Now to find that dratted tree!
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bullfrog

28th September 2010, 00:28
There's apparently a SWILCAR OAK in Needwood Forest
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betty

28th September 2010, 00:37
Bullfrog - you are very knowledgable! Thank you so much! I can go to bed now!
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bullfrog

28th September 2010, 09:56
That's very kind, Betty, but the key word in my post was 'apparently'. That's a subtle code for 'I looked it up on Google'...
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