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#1066 Latin pianist

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Posted 25 July 2021 - 18:57

The last one is balsa so the I must be incorrect.


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Posted 25 July 2021 - 21:42

Lifted a piece of stone or wood (5)

I_L_A

 

 

The last one is balsa so the I must be incorrect.

Where does lifting come in?

The I comes from

Two-toned man spoke in Spanish (5) which I had as OLIVE.
 


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Posted 25 July 2021 - 21:57

If you need a B in place of the I, could the two-toned man be OMBRE ?

(hombre but without sounding the H) 


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Posted 26 July 2021 - 00:15

The lifting is slab written backwards.
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Posted 26 July 2021 - 04:30

I think the stargazing one is atacama.
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Posted 26 July 2021 - 21:02

I now have:

 

Worthy music edited for organ (6)

_ _ _M_ _

 

Our neighbour's four-wheel drive reversing over two points (5)

_ _N_ _

 

Alpha males holding simple plant mixture (7)

_ _A_ _ _M

 

Top physicist seen in far wetland, surprisingly - it's a small world! (5,6)

_ _A_ _/_ _A_ _ _

 

Hydrogen finished, stay in one place (5)

_ _ _ _R

 

Oil producer initially supports European Space Agency's Mars expedition (6)

_ _ _ _M_


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Posted 26 July 2021 - 21:04

The hydrogen one is hover. And the alpha males one is amalgam.
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Posted 26 July 2021 - 21:36

The worthy music is THYMUS

 

and the oil producer is SESAME 

 

and I think the small world is DWARF PLANET  -anagram of far wetland + P from physicist.


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Posted 27 July 2021 - 20:44

Thanks for all those answers! Now for a puzzle from Science Focus...

 

Bird getting dressed, losing tail (5)

_ _B_ _

 

Strange omen about small particle (5)

_ _S_N

 

Act makes others lose third in money (8)

_R_T_ _ _E

 

Join, in charge of the intestines (7)

E_TE _ _C

 

Fancy bearing that fellow (4)

_H_ _


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Posted 27 July 2021 - 20:52

What about the four wheel drive clue? Do you have anymore letters for that?


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Posted 27 July 2021 - 20:53

Strange omen about small particle (5)

_ _S_N

MESON 

 

the bird getting dressed is ROBIN (robing losing its tail)


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Posted 27 July 2021 - 20:54

The first one is robin, robing without its last letter.


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Posted 27 July 2021 - 20:55

I think the join one is enteric.


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Posted 27 July 2021 - 21:05

Act makes others lose third in money (8)

_R_T_ _ _E

 

pretence

 

rest for others losing its third = ret 

 

pence for money with "ret"inside


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Posted 28 July 2021 - 06:13

Fancy one is whim. West is a bearing and him.


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