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i. Got up more enraged. (4, 6.) I. Dig up the potato.

9. Little Constance receives a compli- ment.

C. 371 gal.

2. Sarah is back first.

3. Bulb or insect.

4. Querulous fish.

6. Bitten her? Get the turpentine!

9. Take no notice of a little old mouse. 2. Sail for the Spanish satirist.

5. Fishing-rod for the .sheriff.

Using horse-sense, one might think it a last

I. A bit of Maths. from Burns. s. Dramatic road signs.

c. On Hamm the R.A.F.'s favourite dish. T. " Yon gray lines That fret the clouds are — of day." (Shakespeare.)


1 Th4 also-rans get dismissed.

2."The sailor — of ropes and things In ships upon the seas." (R. L.. Stevenson.)

3 And once I touched a broken girl And knew that — bled." (J. E. Flecker.)

4. Collapse.

To find the goddess, consult a palmist.

7. They collar the flowers.

S. Need to distinguish here. ii. Crusoe childless.

15. Conservative carver's choice? (5, 4-) 57. Initially like English flak.

58. Old Spanish motor catalogues. zo. One cat I camouflage.

25. Timely exhortation to consumers, but apparently unavailing.

23. She-cat (snag.).

24. I'd make him a cocktail. 27. You'll find him in the advance.