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A C Bowden #227708 12/01/17 02:30 PM
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9- Language, including Esperanto, is highlighted in Captain Fantastic movie.

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Movie moguls such as Sam Goldwyn ran studios like dictators. (10)

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Dictators need stenographers to transcribe their edicts, dubious rule-of-law status notwithstanding. (11)

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Notwithstanding the fierce resistance, the Allies drove the Germans out of Italy. (12)


Interestingly, it would also be true to say:
"Withstanding the fierce resistance, the Allies drove the Germans out of Italy."

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Italy looks like a boot, many of us were taught that in school? (13)


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Schooling like that betrays your age: "...shaped like a boot, run by a heel..." (14)

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Heel problems can afflict fast bowlers in cricket, due to the constant impact they make. (15)

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Make haste, early bird catches the worm, only thirteen shopping days before Christmas, get going now (16).


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"Now is the winter of our discount tents," said the sign in the cut-rate camping supplies store. (17)

(I saw this caption on a cartoon somewhere, but I don't remember exactly where, or the artist's name.)

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Store flammable or explosive substances in a cool place, in closed containers well away from any electrical sources. (18)

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