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The art of the crossword

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charade clues #4: hints [Dec. 12th, 2006|12:58 am]
The art of the crossword

ximenean

[hitchhiker]

  1. Chatter about the Spanish bishop (7) [kittentikka, faxpaladin]
    (the Spanish) within chatter = bishop

  2. Disaster area? Manage without me! (4) [kittentikka]
    me within manage = disaster area

  3. Valuable holding company developing ahead of time (10) [faxpaladin]
    company within valuable = developing ahead of time

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[User Picture]From: hitchhiker
2006-12-12 10:19 pm (UTC)
Might be possible to be a bit more imaginative with the def.

yeah, pondered it a while but the grammar was hard to fit into the rest of the clue - the -ing verb/adjective ambiguity was the best I could think of.
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