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#16 BerkshireMum

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Posted 17 July 2009 - 21:04

QUOTE(Voltron @ Jul 17 2009, 07:38 PM) View Post

I don't get this game.

It's just cryptic crossword clues to do with music. If you're not used to doing cryptic crosswords it might seem strange, but most people have come across them!

For instance the answer to "Schubert's dodgy tutor" is simply an anagram of the word 'tutor'. The Trout Quintet is one of Schubert's most famous compositions. 'Dodgy' is the adjective that makes you think it's an anagram.
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Posted 21 July 2009 - 12:28

German vessel takes route to the piano ! (8)
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Posted 21 July 2009 - 15:08

Steinway!

Thanks for these, fsharpmajor; they're fun. biggrin.gif
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Posted 21 July 2009 - 15:09

QUOTE(BerkshireMum @ Jul 21 2009, 04:08 PM) View Post

Steinway!


Can you explain that one please? blink.gif
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Posted 21 July 2009 - 15:20

A german drinking vessel is a Stein. A Route is a 'Way', hence piano is Steinway !!
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Posted 21 July 2009 - 15:21

Stein is the name for those wierd tankardy things germans all seem to drink beer from
Way being, takes route to the piano

Steinway being a piano.

edit: Excellent synchronization there.
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Posted 21 July 2009 - 15:21

Ah, it's obviously my lacking knowledge of german drinking customs that let me down that time. wacko.gif
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Posted 21 July 2009 - 15:26

A german drinking vessel is a Stein. A Route is a 'Way', hence piano is Steinway !!


Another one:-

It a fantastic pick me up, and not the first degree either (10)
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Posted 21 July 2009 - 15:39

hmm, presumably something to do with (or maybe not to do with) tonic.
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Posted 21 July 2009 - 15:39

Supertonic!

I solved one! Woo! party1.gif party2.gif party2.gif
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Posted 21 July 2009 - 15:40

QUOTE(fsharpminor @ Jul 21 2009, 04:26 PM) View Post

A german drinking vessel is a Stein. A Route is a 'Way', hence piano is Steinway !!


Another one:-

It a fantastic pick me up, and not the first degree either (10)


So you said tongue.gif
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Posted 21 July 2009 - 15:42

Well done DC. clap.gif
More tomorrow, Im logging off now for today
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Posted 22 July 2009 - 09:06

A couple more:-

Two ladies. Stop! (10)

American musician, policeman, down to earth maybe ? (7)
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Posted 22 July 2009 - 09:18

The second one is Copland...
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Posted 22 July 2009 - 09:23

QUOTE(DaisyChain @ Jul 22 2009, 10:18 AM) View Post

The second one is Copland...



Well done clap.gif

What about the other one ?
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