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#1126 Aeolienne

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Posted 07 August 2021 - 22:00

That means the answer I had for Bread topping initially, then 50/50 in mixed ratio (8) is wrong. I had BACTERIA. :wacko:


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Posted 07 August 2021 - 22:42

Think that's tortilla. Topping initially is T, 50 50 is LL inside an anagram of ratio.
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Posted 07 August 2021 - 22:55

Still stuck on the moon of Jupiter one...


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Posted 08 August 2021 - 00:31

Are the letters you've given us correct?
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Posted 08 August 2021 - 05:01

The Moon one is studio. Stud is a rivet and io is a moon of Jupiter. 


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Posted 08 August 2021 - 17:19


Flat rivet found on moon of Jupiter (6)

_T_E_O

 

 



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The Moon one is studio. Stud is a rivet and Io is a moon of Jupiter. 

The E came from the answer I had for

Boy returns to hug the second author (4)

ECHO

I was thinking along the lines of HE backwards plus CO[-author]. Could it be DAHL, as that's got LAD backwards - but what is the H doing?


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Posted 08 August 2021 - 17:43

H is the second letter of the.


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Posted 08 August 2021 - 18:19

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Posted 08 August 2021 - 19:52

Let's try a puzzle from the Grauniad...

 

Lily, girl accommodating retired soak (8)

_ _ _I_ _ _ _

 

Considered some communist, leftie revolutionary (4)

_ _ _T


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Posted 08 August 2021 - 20:16

I think the second one is felt.It's written backwards ie revolutionary, in the clue.
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Posted 08 August 2021 - 20:46

Christmas attire: appear with this when half-cut (drunk) (5,3)

_ _ _E_/_ _ _


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Posted 08 August 2021 - 21:11

I think the Christmas attire is 

PAPER HAT : anagram of ‘appear’ with  TH (half of ‘this’)


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Posted 08 August 2021 - 21:51

Lily, girl accommodating retired soak (8)

_A_I_ _ _ _

 

Tank ending in ditch surrounded by rubbish (6)

_H_ _ _ _

 

A sticker brought into play, nice one! (7)

_T_ _ _ _ _

 

Day book's last prayer (4)

M_ _ _

 

Meeting relations (8)

_ _ _ _R_ _ _


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Posted 08 August 2021 - 23:12

Day one is monk. Monday abbreviation mon followed by last letter of book.
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Posted 09 August 2021 - 06:18

Meeting relations (8)

_ _ _ _R_ _ _

 

Congress - which can mean either a meeting, or having relations, so is classed as an "and lit" answer.


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