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P. F. Henderson135814113142157May 1988Aug 2009
 
No.Clue wordClueExplanation
1940SCANT def. SNEAP (Wrong Number)Reduce boob in first stages of cosmetic surgery (nip and tuck)nip; anag. of first letters; boob vt.
1500GIT (on board ship) (Ship of Fools)Reason running short aboard hoy!SLOGITOP; logi(c) in stop!
1180COLD TURKEYGospel shows Lord in simple bed – the original crib?Ld in cot + ur-key
1165YAPSTERVariety of English pastry? Dane would probably look down on it!anag. incl. E; i.e. Great Dane
1152PARACETAMOLExcellent thing for a head, taken in by mouthace tam in parol, & lit.; see Tam o’ Shanter
1091SAPSAGO (Spoonerisms)Puff on stale fags a good dealstuff on pale; saps a go; pale3
991BRASH (or BRUSH)This word’s not right for ‘shy’!i.e. brash less r = bash, & lit.; bash, shy = attempt
835PROSAICALSuch works are nothing special (never entertaining English)anag. incl. O less E, E, & lit.