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Sunday, 18 November 2012

Use It Or Lose It

Crosswords are supposed to be excellent exercise for the brain and I've been doing one every day for years ... for fun , I hasten to add.
Then why , given my blogging name , did it take me so long to solve this clue ?
"Some reason a tango is just for one or two players ?" ( 6)
Got it yet ? This might help ...
"Some reason a tango is just for one or two players ? "
Perhaps if I upped it to two crosswords a day ?

10 comments:

  1. I think that I have already lost it.

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  2. I love Araucaria.

    I usually get anagrams and ‘some’, i.e. hidden ones, fairly quickly. It’s the clever ones I stumble over. I no longer do one every day because I can never read much of the paper, making it a waste of money to buy.

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    1. Jinksy if you can do Araucaria, you're a genuis. (But then we knew that...)Respect!

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    2. Jinksy, Frances? Do you need to borrow my glasses?

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  3. Friko , I have a subscription to the Times crossword online . If you don't go for the whole Times deal including the daily paper , it's only about 25 Pounds a year . An affordable treat .

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    1. not a bad suggestion at all. thanks S&S

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  4. Araucaria? I thought, and went in search. I found an example. I have a stomachache now.

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    1. June, you must have ingested a bit of the monkey puzzle tree by mistake. Araucaria is a fiendish crossword setter in the Guardian (my paper of choice).

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  5. I, too, like to do crossword puzzles, but have never come across a clue like that.

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    1. Sometimes known as a "running" clue (The answer runs across two or more words of the clue.)

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