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#301 Aeolienne

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Posted 24 September 2019 - 14:32

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Energy for every vegetable (6)

_E_ _ _R

 

Credit back in pursuit (5)

_ _A_ _

and...

 

Pet puts old grass on old china (6)

_ _T_A_

 

Article, thanks to foreign character (5)

_ _ _ _A

 

Initially broadcast one series on transport (7)

_ _ _ _ _ _E

 

Journey round large island capital (7)

_ _ _ _ _ _I

 

Conclusion, awful or nice, in some glands (9)

_ _D_ _ _ _ _ _

 

Unemotional chap relating to listeners (7)

R_ _ _ _ _ _

 

I am putting pressure on monkey (3)

I_ _


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Posted 24 September 2019 - 15:09

Article clue is theta.
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Posted 24 September 2019 - 15:09

Conclusion one is endocrine.
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Posted 24 September 2019 - 15:21

I think the vegetable one is pepper.
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Posted 24 September 2019 - 15:27



Thanks for everyone's contributions. I now have...



 

Credit back in pursuit (5)

_ _A_T

and...

 

Pet puts old grass on old china (6)

_ _T_A_

 

Initially broadcast one series on transport (7)

_ _C_ _ _E

 

Journey round large island capital (7)

_ _I_ _ _I

  

Unemotional chap relating to listeners (7)

R_ _ _ _ _ _

 

I am putting pressure on monkey (3)

I_P

I suppose the last one must be IMP.

 

Also:

Bay and chestnut start to smell (5)

_ _E_ _


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Posted 24 September 2019 - 20:03

Credit back in pursuit (5)CRAFT
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Posted 24 September 2019 - 20:14

Initially broadcast one is bicycle.
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Posted 24 September 2019 - 20:15

And journey one is Tripoli.
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Posted 25 September 2019 - 13:38

 


Pet puts old grass on old china (6)

C_T_A_

   

Unemotional chap relating to listeners (7)

R_B_T_ _

 

 

Also:

Bay and chestnut start to smell (5)

C_E_ _

 

The first one is CATHAY. I think the use of the phrase "old china" distracted me into thinking there was some Cockney rhyming slang connection. The second one must be ROBOTIC, but where do the "listeners" come in? Then the last one must be CREEK.

 

Just one more:

Notice grandfather, for one (5)

C_O_K

CLOCK!!

 

Kerplunk!


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Posted 25 September 2019 - 13:55

Rob is a chap and otic relates to ears.
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Posted 25 September 2019 - 15:18

There was one in the Times on Friday. Something to do with "little boy upset stomach". I was trying to think of all the Latin words I knew like arboretum or moretum (brambles), but I didn't guess pinetum, which may have been the right answer.


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Posted 25 September 2019 - 15:40

There was one in the Times on Friday. Something to do with "little boy upset stomach". I was trying to think of all the Latin words I knew like arboretum or moretum (brambles), but I didn't guess pinetum, which may have been the right answer.

I can't see the derivation myself. Can you explain?


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Posted 25 September 2019 - 16:52

What was the definition part of the clue?
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Posted 25 September 2019 - 17:31

Just thought, was it the Latin crossword?
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Posted 25 September 2019 - 18:05

What was the definition part of the clue?

I think it was "bed"

 

pinetum would be 'nip' upset and tum for stomach - maybe the word 'point' (or similar) might have been in the clue hence the E, and a pinetum is a copse of pine trees? Either that, or I'm totally on the wrong track. lol

 

Yes, I am - the answer was stratum (little boy's = art's) https://www.crosswor...7463/2019-09-23


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