Posted 16 June 2019 - 22:25
The sailor one is tarsi and I think the building material is Portland slate.
What's a tarsi?
Portland stone fits with the O of GENEALOGY. That leaves three clues remaining:
Previously turn it back into a rodent (6)
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Fellow will not finish directions for Trojan (5)
Number on exercise, removing part of plant (7)
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Posted 17 June 2019 - 04:54
Number on exercise is tendril.
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Posted 17 June 2019 - 09:27
The E and the U came from my answer to Low-flying bird (3) which I had as EMU but I now realise must be OWL. Cheers everyone!
Posted 06 July 2019 - 21:00
Another one from BBC Science Focus magazine...
Wrapped a chain around villa (5)
Copy kiss on top (4)
Posted 06 July 2019 - 21:09
Posted 24 August 2019 - 21:01
And one from New Scientist:
First three referees drop a familiar phrase (7)
Blood vessel from bubbly - and not completely corrupt - characters on the extreme left (4,4)
Herb you should start stocking in junk shop (6)
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Alternately boycott a DVD or book format (6)
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Small marsupials have a square perch (5)
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Individual fool taken into care by old standard of health (4,4,5)
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Arthropod holds off sign of cancer with lucky charm (9,4)
H_ _ _S_ _ _ _/CRAB
Alkaline mixture swaps potassium for carbon bond (8)
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Got started on 20 per cent of musculoskeletal test paper (6)
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Posted 24 August 2019 - 21:16
working upwards litmus and alliance, but the arthropod really ought to be a horseshoe crab. The book is octavo. I can't get body mass index out of my head but can't work out why it would be? I'm sure the blood vessel should be vena cava??
Posted 24 August 2019 - 21:30