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Honest Ron Bacardi
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I'm looking in, Chorister, but my time's been v. limited this last week - especially over the last few days. If I can solve one during a flying visit rest assured you'll hear from me!

I wonder if it might have been a plan to start a new thread this time round?

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17D Toxophilite, politician, writer, quoted in Petrarch (erroneously). (6) A - - - - -

Come back, Honest Ron, Subconscious Pal et al - we miss you all! [Link to grid on page 2]

[ 18. February 2014, 10:09: Message edited by: pimple ]

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Sorry, I was travelling with work last week and managed to drop myself out of the loop. I'll be back, I promise. [Biased]

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Archer.

10A Communicating, and following threateningly, but not in the South.

(new players also welcome, just fill in the clues already solved - we're only half way through....)

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Honest Ron Bacardi
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Talking

6D Entubulation presaging a haggis. (6)

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PIPING.

Back soon...

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21A Gutsy little by little in hospital department? (7) - - - - R - C

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Sorry, I need a clue. Brain not working today.

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Enteric (from ENT (dept), and ERIC (Little)), but I haven't printed the grid yet so you'll have to be patient till tomorrow.
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15D Took notice aurally, he did. H _ E _ _ _
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Honest Ron Bacardi
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heeded

It's not entirely clear, but confused pensioners seem to have joined this railway. (7)

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Honest Ron Bacardi
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erk! That was supposed to read:-

8A It's not entirely clear, but confused pensioners seem to have joined this railway. (7)

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Opacity?

If so, 24A Show regard for confused phantom.

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Honest Ron Bacardi
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Alas no Chorister. Think on the last bit...

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OPALINE.

Drat! I wanted Knight for 7 down. Happy to accept Chorister's clue for the next one (above).

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Honest Ron Bacardi
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That's the one, pimple.

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Ah, OK, wasn't sure about 'City' but as there are railways called 'City railway' in various parts of the world....

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So who's going to unravwl Chorister's confused phantom? (And why does this keyboard speak Welsh, when I don't?)

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Ah go on then -

Respect

Give me a chance to cook something up - back shortly.

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7D Oscar nominated film correlates! (6)

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WEIGHT [= gravity]

22a "At risk form badgers? Virgin bovines rife!" she splutters. (7)

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Heifers

14D Spray water through trousers?

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Oooh I can do that one!

Hose.

Now I've got to think about a clue ... back soon.

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OK - try this

23A Eastern tabernacle in Nebraska leads to understanding.

E---N-E

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Entente

16D: Greek character (eastern) accepts religious decoration change. M _ T _ T _

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Mutate

19D Perceive in, for example, upward waterbirds.

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GEESE


keen to confusingly concur (18A)

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How many letters, please? I mislaid the grid.

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Eager

Last clue

20D: Constant stir. Stir to take again.

R _ S _ T

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Resit

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Couldn't do better!

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