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Sunday Toughie 71 (Hints)

Sunday Toughie No 71

by Zandio

Hints and Tips by Sloop John Bee

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 A not too toughie today, if you liked Zandio’s offering on Friday I commend this puzzle to the house.
I have hinted half of 14a and 14d clues but as ever some tricky ones remain unhinted and only partially parsed. To be a bit petty, I think I need a trichologist to attend to my frizzy locks caused by 8d today (Correction I have just seen the Cockney rhyming slang required) not obvious to this northerner.

A drink or two for the boozers and a snack for the 20d, I hope you find enough checkers to fill in the 11a’s lights


Here we go…


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