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#271 Latin pianist

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Posted 01 September 2019 - 19:18

And no 5 sea
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Posted 01 September 2019 - 20:07

oooh, thanks, I've just learnt a word!


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Posted 03 September 2019 - 07:07

Have you any more letters for no 6,Aeolienne, as I can't solve that one?
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Posted 07 September 2019 - 21:53



The French nobleman clue is annoying me, because if it was "French nobleman gets at the money" it would be Ducat

In fact it was - sorry for my typo. That leaves just one clue remaining:

Good snooker players don't fail to take a hint, we hear! (6)

_I_C_E


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Posted 07 September 2019 - 22:48

MISCUE ??


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Posted 15 September 2019 - 16:15



MISCUE ??

That's my new world for today!

 

Now some from Science Focus magazine...

 

One lion circulating around doctor, undecided (2,5)

_ _/_ _ _ _O

 

Go on at a student about a river (5)

_ _ _ _N

 

France formerly reported resentment (4)

_A_ _

 

Style of piano-paying in rhyme (6-6)

_O_ _ _ _/_ _ _ _ _ _


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Posted 15 September 2019 - 17:59

One lion circulating around doctor, undecided (2,5) IN LIMBO

France formerly reported resentment (4)GAUL?
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Posted 15 September 2019 - 20:54

One lion circulating around doctor, undecided (2,5) IN LIMBO

How does that work? The only abbreviation I can think of for medical doctor is MD.


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Posted 16 September 2019 - 06:04

MB is an abbreviation for Bachelor of Medicine. Have you got anymore letters for the other 2 clues? Is it paying rather than playing in the last one?
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Posted 16 September 2019 - 06:24

The last one is Boogie-Woogie
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Posted 16 September 2019 - 08:38



MB is an abbreviation for Bachelor of Medicine. Have you got anymore letters for the other 2 clues? Is it paying rather than playing in the last one?

Yes, it should have been playing. With the answers supplied above, I now have:

 

Go on at a student about a river (5)

L_G_N

 

Enjoy getting different set to break down (6)

_ _ _E_ _

 

Firm yet careless with old animal (6)

_ _ _O_ _

 

Perception is near at hand (7)

_ _ _ _G_ _

 

Adorn new red ship (5)

_ _E_ _

 

Head of biology I call about American cause of disease (8)

_ _ _I_ _ _ _

 

Man with metric solution that's airtight (8)

_ _ _M_ _ _ _

 

Gauge broadcast, manage revolt (12)

_ _L_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _


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Posted 16 September 2019 - 08:42

Man with metric is hermetic. Firm yet careless is coyote.Adorn one is dress.
Still struggling with the student one.
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Posted 16 September 2019 - 09:01

Perception is near at hand (7) INSIGHT
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Posted 16 September 2019 - 09:09

Go on at a student about a river (5) LOGON????

There is a river logon and it would be an anagram round L for student but ??
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Posted 16 September 2019 - 09:12

I thought that but it wouldn't be a good clue.
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