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Post by indophile Fri Nov 28, 2014 11:18 am

Some recycled.

1.   Of French immorality – it’s a strategy. (6) 
2.   Armored vehicles capture capital of Hemand resulting in celebration in America. (12) 
3.   A piece from favorite magazine (4)
4.   We set out for candy. (5) 
5.   Firm up aloud to congeal nothing for dessert. (5)
6.   Male bird to male chicken after legume seed.  (7)
7.   Able performed free from reservation. (6)  
8.   A mound of gravel arrived noisily. (4)

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Post by Guest Fri Nov 28, 2014 11:24 am

2 Armored vehicles capture capital of Hemand resulting in celebration in America. (12) 

T(H)ANKS + GIVING

3.   A piece from favorite magazine (4)
VOIR?


4.   We set out for candy. (5) 
SWEET anag


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Post by MaxEntropy_Man Fri Nov 28, 2014 11:38 am

3. ITEM (contained clue).
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Post by Guest Fri Nov 28, 2014 11:43 am

6.   Male bird to male chicken after legume seed.  (7)

PEA + COCK

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Post by MaxEntropy_Man Fri Nov 28, 2014 11:46 am

6. PEACOCK?

never mind. looks like TW cracked it already. had trouble posting. board is behaving funnily.
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Post by Guest Fri Nov 28, 2014 12:06 pm

1.   Of French immorality – it’s a strategy. (6) 


DE + VICE

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Post by indophile Fri Nov 28, 2014 12:29 pm

Beatrix Kiddo wrote:2 Armored vehicles capture capital of Hemand resulting in celebration in America. (12) 

T(H)ANKS + GIVING

3.   A piece from favorite magazine (4)
VOIR?


4.   We set out for candy. (5) 
SWEET anag

#2 THANKSGIVING is correct.
#3 VOIR is incorrect
#4 SWEET is correct, but I would explain it as S(WE)ET

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Post by indophile Fri Nov 28, 2014 12:30 pm

MaxEntropy_Man wrote:3. ITEM (contained clue).
Yes

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Post by indophile Fri Nov 28, 2014 12:30 pm

Beatrix Kiddo wrote:6.   Male bird to male chicken after legume seed.  (7)

PEA + COCK
Yes

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Post by indophile Fri Nov 28, 2014 12:31 pm

Beatrix Kiddo wrote:1.   Of French immorality – it’s a strategy. (6) 


DE + VICE
Yes

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Post by indophile Fri Nov 28, 2014 12:33 pm

Update. The following clues remain to be solved.

5.   Firm up aloud to congeal nothing for dessert. (5)
7.   Able performed free from reservation. (6)  
8.   A mound of gravel arrived noisily. (4)

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Post by Guest Fri Nov 28, 2014 4:27 pm

5.   Firm up aloud to congeal nothing for dessert. (5)

is it JELLO? sounds like gel + o

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Post by indophile Fri Nov 28, 2014 4:42 pm

Beatrix Kiddo wrote:5.   Firm up aloud to congeal nothing for dessert. (5)

is it JELLO? sounds like gel + o
Yes. JELL (gel - hom) + O

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Post by Guest Fri Nov 28, 2014 5:20 pm

8.   A mound of gravel arrived noisily. (4)

Is it LOAD/LODE?

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Post by indophile Sat Nov 29, 2014 1:52 pm

ANswers for the remaining.

7. Able performed free from reservation. (6)

CANDID -- can+did

8. A mound of gravel arrived noisily. (4)

KAME/CAME homo

Set solved.

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Post by Guest Sat Nov 29, 2014 5:01 pm

aaah feeling stupid about candid... just didn't get time last night or this morning.

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