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beth

22nd April 2009, 08:45
Can anyone help please?
Confused by 5d:
'In Milan flee ground' (9, 2 words).
Looks like anagram of 'Milan flee' (en famille) but puzzled by mixture of French phrase/Italian city ???
Many thanks.
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jerry

22nd April 2009, 10:19
Hi Beth,
You are right it is an anagram of "in Milan flee"
I put in EN FAMILLE.
Jerry
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caravaggio

22nd April 2009, 10:21
Hi Beth,

Yes, you're quite right - it is en famille [I 'tested' the anagram]. One of the definitions of en famille is 'at home' ergo 'In'. The use of the word 'ground' is in the context of 'ground up'.

Whilst I appreciate you've experienced some confusion over the mixture of Italian and French, the word 'Milan' is only used to facilitate the construct of the clue.

Kind regards,

Caravaggio
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jerry

22nd April 2009, 10:21
Sorry Beth,Should have put MILAN FLEE IN is the clue for the answer, doing it from memory
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beth

22nd April 2009, 14:07
Thanks everyone.
Yes, I keep forgetting every tiny word has significance in Mephisto and hadn't latched on that the answer was a synonym for 'in' and that 'Milan' was a 'red herring'!
I love this site!
Regards, Beth
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