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nibbles

9th April 2009, 16:55
Answers have a silent letter in them
1)College sounds tearful (8)
2)Inflammation of the lung consequent upon Maine resort (9)
3)Western Region reorders steel in struggle (7)
4)Kitchen appliance, say, in Northamptonshire (9)
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john (from arran)

9th April 2009, 17:24
2) is PNEUMONIA. An anagram of 'upon Maine'.
3) is WRESTLE. 'WR' followed by an anagram of 'steel'.
4) is a bit tenuous, but I would go for KETTERING.

Still thinking about 1).
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john (from arran)

9th April 2009, 17:30
4) is TOWCESTER. It is pronouced as 'TOASTER'.
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nibbles

9th April 2009, 17:34
Thanks again John
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jimc

9th April 2009, 17:34
I think no.1 may be MAGDALENE (college) as it sounds like 'maudlin'.
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john (from arran)

9th April 2009, 17:34
1) is MAGDALEN (Oxford). It is pronounced as 'MAUDLIN'.
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jerry

9th April 2009, 17:34
1 is MAGDALEN pronouced MAUDLIN
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jimc

9th April 2009, 17:35
Oh sorry, MAGDALENE is too many letters.
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nibbles

9th April 2009, 17:38
Thanks John and Jerry for those
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