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Re: all that for MDC? #123230
02/20/04 08:22 PM
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Te Ika a Maui
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Thanks for the clarification, Faldage. I was trying to find some hidden meaning, and wondering what on Terra MDC meant, in regard to CDs. I thank you for ending my futile search.


Mate's cry #123231
02/20/04 09:06 PM
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Do you want it now, or shall we give the latecomers until Sunday morning?


Re: MDC #123232
02/21/04 01:26 AM
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it doesn't mean anything to me.

AS: How so, Bingley? Your answer is correct.

Because like my honourable friend the member for NZ I was expecting a cryptic clue with some sort of connection between MDC and compact discs.

The mate's cry clue. Is it from a cryptic crossword or quick crossword?


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Re: Mate's cry #123233
02/21/04 11:20 AM
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It was from a regular crossword in the New York Times.


Re: Mate's cry #123234
02/21/04 11:26 AM
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Connie, maybe you could give us one of the four letters -- as if we had solved one clue that crosses it.


Re: Mate's cry #123235
02/21/04 11:29 AM
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Ends in "y"


Re: Mate scry #123236
02/21/04 12:21 PM
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"y"
thanks oh so much.



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Re: Mate's cry #123237
02/21/04 12:47 PM
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G'day -- on the grounds that Australian males are popularly supposed to greet each other with the cry g'day, mate.

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Re: Mate's cry #123238
02/21/04 01:03 PM
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oy! clue removed because it was too obvious...




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Re: This one is easier #123239
02/21/04 05:31 PM
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Also from NYT, but not Sunday's

mate's cry (4 letters)


I don't do much crosswording, but I've heard the "unwritten rule" which says that if the clue is abbreviated, then the answer will be... does this equation also *go for the use of an apostrophe?


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