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Q: 2020/2021 Where will we finish up this season?
a. Top Four, Champions League here we come
7%
  
b. 5th-7th Europa League is well within our grasp
3%
  
c. 8th to 14th anywhere in mid table is about right
21%
  
d. We're in a dog fight before a ball has been kicked and we'll do well to finish 17th or just above
34%
  
e. GSB have derailed our season before a ball has been kicked, the Championship beckons
35%
  



charleyfarley 12:20 Thu Sep 10
The Crossword Thread
For some reason the last crossword thread has disappeared off the face of the earth. I'll keep this one going for a little while until I get fed up or interest wanes

Car (rattletrap), one that goes on and on (10)
Reportedly one that's gone off soft leather (5)
Query reason for neatness (5,2,5)
Variable length, once absorbed in respectable screw (9)
Speaks about taking the lead from Yorkshire and Surrey openers (4,4)
Painful condition making a horse trot unevenly (4,6)
Kill time in US cafe, around about half four (9)
Vegetable from an average crop (7)
Thing transported by driver could be for an entertainer (9)
Bob's producer (4-6)
Joint holder (6)

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charleyfarley 5:32 Fri Oct 23
Re: The Crossword Thread
yes that's excellent SJK

SJK 5:29 Fri Oct 23
Re: The Crossword Thread
I had it as [w]ISER (wiser without wife) around LAND.

And the definition is Man's man = man from Isle of Man

charleyfarley 5:28 Fri Oct 23
Re: The Crossword Thread
yes got the (land) bit not sure how the rest fits in

islander

SJK 5:22 Fri Oct 23
Re: The Crossword Thread
? ? ? A ? ? E ?

Islander ?

charleyfarley 5:18 Fri Oct 23
Re: The Crossword Thread
yes 2 gooduns

Man's man possibly wiser to go without wife across country (8)

? ? ? A ? ? E ?

SJK 4:37 Fri Oct 23
Re: The Crossword Thread
Male introduced to change rear part of motor (8) ? A ? ? ? A ? ?

CAMSHAFT

(M in Cash, + Aft)

Iron Duke 4:14 Fri Oct 23
Re: The Crossword Thread
Game, part of it inspiring local backs (6)

Tennis

Set + inn backwards

charleyfarley 4:10 Fri Oct 23
Re: The Crossword Thread
Male introduced to change rear part of motor (8) ? A ? ? ? A ? ?
Game, part of it inspiring local backs (6) ? E ? ? I ?
Man's man possibly wiser to go without wife across country (8) ? ? ? A ? ? E ?

charleyfarley 4:09 Fri Oct 23
Re: The Crossword Thread
Yes i had to look that one up SJK. GR is george royalty and i couldn't figure out the farmer bit

During his reign King George III acquired the nickname of “Farmer George”, in part due to his agricultural interests and in part as a playful pun

SJK 4:01 Fri Oct 23
Re: The Crossword Thread
Unctuous Farmer George given a piece of cake (6) ? ? E A ? ?

GR-EASY ?

If George = GR (as in royalty), what's the Farmer doing?

SJK 3:59 Fri Oct 23
Re: The Crossword Thread
Quiet woman, at heart excessively contrary (6) ? O ? ? ? E

S-OOT-HE

charleyfarley 3:55 Fri Oct 23
Re: The Crossword Thread
Male introduced to change rear part of motor (8) ? A ? ? ? A ? ?

Quiet woman, at heart excessively contrary (6) ? O ? ? ? E

Game, part of it inspiring local backs (6) ? E ? ? I ?

Man's man possibly wiser to go without wife across country (8) ? ? ? A ? ? E ?

Unctuous Farmer George given a piece of cake (6) ? ? E A ? ?

charleyfarley 3:15 Fri Oct 23
Re: The Crossword Thread
Male introduced to change rear part of motor (8) ? A ? ? ? ? ? ?

Quiet woman, at heart excessively contrary (6) ? O ? ? ? ?

Game, part of it inspiring local backs (6) ? E ? ? ? ?

Man's man possibly wiser to go without wife across country (8) ? ? ? A ? ? ? ?

Unctuous Farmer George given a piece of cake (6) ? ? E ? ? ?

charleyfarley 2:38 Fri Oct 23
Re: The Crossword Thread
Male introduced to change rear part of motor (8)
Quiet woman, at heart excessively contrary (6)
Game, part of it inspiring local backs (6)
Man's man possibly wiser to go without wife across country (8)
Unctuous Farmer George given a piece of cake (6)

charleyfarley 1:53 Fri Oct 23
Re: The Crossword Thread
yes stag beetle and slip road are good

Coffee 1:51 Fri Oct 23
Re: The Crossword Thread
Cock-up — general initially missing part of motorway complex (4,4)

Slip road?

zebthecat 1:49 Fri Oct 23
Re: The Crossword Thread
Eg, seat belt adjusted for six-footer (4,6)

Stag beetle

charleyfarley 1:42 Fri Oct 23
Re: The Crossword Thread
Male introduced to change rear part of motor (8)
Quiet woman, at heart excessively contrary (6)
Eg, seat belt adjusted for six-footer (4,6)
Game, part of it inspiring local backs (6)
Cock-up — general initially missing part of motorway complex (4,4)
Man's man possibly wiser to go without wife across country (8)
Unctuous Farmer George given a piece of cake (6)

charleyfarley 1:41 Fri Oct 23
Re: The Crossword Thread
all correct except gateau and ratched

SJK 1:14 Fri Oct 23
Re: The Crossword Thread
Morning

Lip, bloody lip! (4)
B-RIM

Female leading feeble corporal, perhaps, in dance (8)
F-LAME-NCO

Coffee 1:02 Fri Oct 23
Re: The Crossword Thread
Unctuous Farmer George given a piece of cake (6)

Gateau?

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