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#1 2005-04-25 23:23:32

mickharrison58
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Crossword Help

Hi all need  some clues to help my crossword,

1.Fair Fool turns up with Fur   (8)
2.Minor difference in identical situation, finanlly (10)

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#2 2005-04-25 23:28:55

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Re: Crossword Help

Cryptics, no doubt !


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#3 2005-04-25 23:29:35

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Re: Crossword Help

Im thinking FAIR FOOL is an anagram?

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#4 2005-04-25 23:30:31

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Re: Crossword Help

That's what I am thinking - just puzzling over it now


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#5 2005-04-25 23:49:33

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Re: Crossword Help

Can't get many anagrams out of "Fair Fool" - floor, flair, offal, frail

So maybe that is the wrong tack.

Perhaps "Fair Fool" refers to Clown os something else which is then anagrammed

Do you have any letters so far?


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#6 2005-04-25 23:55:36

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Re: Crossword Help

Unfortunately no?

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#7 2005-04-26 00:03:09

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Re: Crossword Help

Some possibilities: Flourish, fruitful, truthful, fruition


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#8 2005-04-26 00:07:01

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Re: Crossword Help

Interesting.....What ya reckon for the second.  I'll see what the 1st one fits in like

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#9 2005-04-26 00:21:13

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Re: Crossword Help

I was thinking that "situation, finally" could simply mean to include the last few letters of situation ... and then to mix it up with "identical", with the answer being "Minor"

"Incidental" could work


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#10 2005-04-26 01:32:48

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Re: Crossword Help

yep um  yeah
and why does no body read my posts god damit it
i make em all nice and neat and nooooo u ignore most of em
*i think*


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#11 2005-04-26 10:19:03

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Oh, you are becoming famous, jam-pot, don't worry about that !

And hundreds of people read what you write.


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#12 2005-04-26 20:26:59

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I don't ignore posts made by you, I just don't respond often.


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#13 2005-05-04 07:41:37

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don't worry jam-pot, i ignore you! smile


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#14 2005-05-10 09:39:23

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what's that? i wasn't listening much


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#15 2010-05-14 08:56:58

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Re: Crossword Help

mickharrison58 wrote:

Fair Fool turns up with Fur   (8)

PASSABLE


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#16 2010-05-20 00:27:53

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Re: Crossword Help

I think "incidental" is right; I'm sure "passable" is right.
Please, can someone tell me, where are the threads on crossword clues?
I want to find out what people's favourite clues are, especially short clues.


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#17 2010-05-20 03:33:00

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Q: Who wrote the novels Mrs Dalloway and To the Lighthouse?

A: Click here for answer.

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#18 2010-05-20 03:44:38

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Re: Crossword Help

Thanks, Jane


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