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Friday Cryptic Crossword Game

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07 Dec 2012 09:46 - 07 Dec 2012 09:46 #739117 by ad hoc
Paceman from western county: "The Prince of Cumberland" (5,7)

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Last Edit: 07 Dec 2012 09:46 by ad hoc.
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07 Dec 2012 14:03 #739203 by ad hoc
Late 80s/early 90s paceman from western county: "The Prince of Cumberland" (5,7)

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07 Dec 2012 14:15 #739206 by nmrfox
Devon Malcolm makes a fair lady's heart-a-flutter all for nothing (5,1,6,4)
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08 Dec 2012 00:27 #739428 by nmrfox
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08 Dec 2012 14:55 - 08 Dec 2012 14:56 #739515 by MsD
A random Hail! to sis bowls a maiden over (9)
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08 Dec 2012 15:21 #739519 by Wyatt Earp
Act like a seaman with terrible halitosis (5,4)
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08 Dec 2012 21:26 #739581 by Wyatt Earp
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08 Dec 2012 21:58 - 08 Dec 2012 22:10 #739591 by Duncan Gardner
1 Hoist sail where N.L. Hoops job transformed (5,4,1)

And for your bonus,

2 O, God! (4,10)

3 Party computers Khan fashionable (2,2,5)

4 USS Urfa (6,3)

5 Pubs, teetotallers, numbers (7,3)

Solutions are harmonised
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09 Dec 2012 11:39 #739693 by Wyatt Earp
I have this, but I'm currently wrestling with what to do with it.

Mine would have been better as something like

"Prepare to take advantage of wind and terrible halitosis"

wouldn't it?
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09 Dec 2012 11:43 #739694 by Wyatt Earp
Sample Vienna's sausages at the destination of the sloop John B (6)
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09 Dec 2012 12:35 - 09 Dec 2012 12:36 #739699 by Duncan Gardner
House of Orange-Nassau (7,5,6)

Harry Grindell Matthews to thread


Neat revision there, Wyatt.
Last Edit: 09 Dec 2012 12:36 by Duncan Gardner.
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10 Dec 2012 11:59 #740065 by Wyatt Earp
No idea here.
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10 Dec 2012 12:25 #740077 by Hofzinser
I'm thinking maybe something something palace, or something something castle, or maybe something royal family, but I can't find anything to fit any of them.
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10 Dec 2012 12:38 #740086 by Wyatt Earp
I had the "royal family" idea--maybe even "British royal family"--but I can't make a cryptic clue fit.
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10 Dec 2012 12:54 - 10 Dec 2012 12:56 #740095 by Duncan Gardner
Afternoon, team. I thought one of you would get this, esp as Hof was on the ball in his last post.

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HG Matthews (His Glorious Majesty?) is a neighbour, I believe.
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10 Dec 2012 16:10 #740187 by Hofzinser
Still stuck, I'm afraid, even after some Wikipedia research.
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10 Dec 2012 16:29 #740196 by Duncan Gardner
H __ M __ __ O __ / C __ __ R __ / P A __ __ C __

King Billy's favorite gaff, apparently.
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10 Dec 2012 17:35 #740230 by Wyatt Earp
I'd never have got that without all the letters, I must admit; for me, its associations are overwhelmingly with the Tudor period.
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10 Dec 2012 17:39 #740231 by Duncan Gardner
Aye, it seems to have been a lot harder than I expected/ intended.
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10 Dec 2012 17:59 #740238 by Wyatt Earp
He did massively expand it, I've just read.
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