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 Post subject: ST Crossword - A Stinker
PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2018 11:15 am 
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2018 11:53 am 
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Hello Globus,

Hot; thundery showers.

1A

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standing ovation


8D

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national service


26A

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you've got me there


19A

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doss


24D

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sou


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2018 12:10 pm 
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6D
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= atropine

15A ?
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= Sandinista ? Don't see how TBH

13D
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= responsible

12A ?
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= esparto ? a type of grass - part inside eso?


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2018 12:32 pm 
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tabascoboy wrote:
6D
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= atropine

15A ?
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= Sandinista ? Don't see how TBH

13D
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= responsible

12A ?
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= esparto ? a type of grass - part inside eso?


Morning TB. Re your 15A, I've got 5D as
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ON THE SPOT


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2018 12:45 pm 
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Hi All

4D
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NODDY

ODD = single

in

NY = Gotham


10A
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DETERGENT

deter + gent


19A
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DOSS

DO (party) + SS (nazi)


14A
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EARL

almost EARL(Y) i.e. primitive


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2018 12:48 pm 
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BANDIT


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DEAR SIR


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2018 12:51 pm 
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DEISM


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2018 12:52 pm 
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hlvp wrote:
Morning TB. Re your 15A, I've got 5D as
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I think

5D as
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ON THE EDGE

anagram (NOT + EG) where eg = "for one"

about

HEED = accept caution


but i don't like it much ...


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2018 12:52 pm 
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DUBAI


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2018 12:58 pm 
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Can anyone help out with 2D
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something GREENS ?


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2018 1:00 pm 
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ALTISSIMO


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2018 1:02 pm 
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11A
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IDEALLY

I dally around E(nergy)


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DAYGLO

DO (party)

around

A(lwa)Ys ?? G(ir)L's


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2018 1:07 pm 
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7D
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= ice / (v)ice

1D
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= service industry


23A
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= Toscanini > can't parse though! Oh yes: to scan in I


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2018 1:09 pm 
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21A
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UNDRESS

anag (NURSES) around D(octors)


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2018 1:12 pm 
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Hi fellas. Nice to see new faces. Busy at church this morning but you are on the rails, I think.

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2018 1:13 pm 
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1D ?
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SERVICE INDUSTRY

setting = service (as in place setting at table ?)

industry = business


not sure


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2018 1:20 pm 
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2D
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ABOVE GROUND

= living (i.e not 6ft under)

AROUND (nearby) around (fed by) BO (tree) + VEG


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2018 1:23 pm 
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1D ?
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SERVICE INDUSTRY

setting = service (as in place setting at table ?)

industry = business


not sure

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SUNRISE INDUSTRY


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2018 1:24 pm 
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NOOKY


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EARL


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2018 1:24 pm 
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hlvp wrote:
kiap wrote:
1D ?
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SERVICE INDUSTRY

setting = service (as in place setting at table ?)

industry = business


not sure

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SUNRISE INDUSTRY

never heard that expression before!


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2018 1:28 pm 
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tabascoboy wrote:
hlvp wrote:
kiap wrote:
1D ?
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SERVICE INDUSTRY

setting = service (as in place setting at table ?)

industry = business


not sure

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SUNRISE INDUSTRY

never heard that expression before!


I have but didn't think of it ... well done to hlvp :thumbup:


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2018 1:29 pm 
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9A
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NOOKY

NO (never) + OK (good) + Y (unknown)


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2018 1:29 pm 
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kiap wrote:
tabascoboy wrote:
hlvp wrote:
kiap wrote:
1D ?
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SERVICE INDUSTRY

setting = service (as in place setting at table ?)

industry = business


not sure

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SUNRISE INDUSTRY

never heard that expression before!


I have but didn't think of it ... well done to hlvp :thumbup:


Obscure, to say the least.


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2018 1:34 pm 
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LACERATE


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23A ??
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TOSCANINI

TO + CAN (?) IN + I(taly)

??


22D
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DEISM

DEM(o) = protest around 1s (ones)


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2018 1:39 pm 
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kiap wrote:
23A ??
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TOSCANINI

TO + CAN (?) IN + I(taly)

??


Yep, I already got it!
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to scan in I


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tabascoboy wrote:
kiap wrote:
23A ??
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TOSCANINI

TO + CAN (?) IN + I(taly)

??


Yep, I already got it!
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to scan in I


:thumbup: quicker and more accurate too :blush:


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2018 1:40 pm 
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kiap wrote:
23A ??
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TOSCANINI

TO + CAN (?) IN + I(taly)

??


22D
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DEISM

DEM(o) = protest around 1s (ones)


Yes. My fault. I corrected my earlier answer.


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So I make it only 18A left?


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18A ??
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NOUN ASTRAY


except that would wreck 5D


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Got to go to lunch up the road with our dance teacher. Catch you later.


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2018 1:52 pm 
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NOUN ASTRAY


except that would wreck 5D


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NOUS AUTRES


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hlvp wrote:
kiap wrote:
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NOUN ASTRAY


except that would wreck 5D


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NOUS AUTRES


merci beaucoup

(blimmin french)


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Solid team effort!


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