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Old 22-03-2013, 07:11
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Laraman fits the second part of the clue, but his first name is Aaron ?
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Old 22-03-2013, 07:56
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Closer than you may think
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Old 22-03-2013, 08:17
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Old 22-03-2013, 08:24
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Yes, Brian Can(')t of Play Away

La = the French

Red head = r

A = adult (standard cryptic bits and pieces filler)

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Old 24-03-2013, 10:13
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Bird and keen walker, we hear, begin disappearing



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Old 25-03-2013, 12:42
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Some thoughts....

Bird.....Martin, Robin

Keen....avid (thought first name might be David, but Bird = D??)....or could be somebody Keen like Steve, Roy (as it's 'we hear' the spelling of Keane can be homophonic)

Walker...could be synonym like Hiker or somebody Walker, Scott, Clive, John etc

Begin disappearing.....d
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Old 28-03-2013, 13:04
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You're not too far away TC.

Need a different bird (don't we all) and on the right lines with keen walker but need to think more laterally.
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Old 28-03-2013, 13:24
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Best I've got is....

Bird = Jay

Keen = Both

Walker = Roy

Start disappearing = d
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Old 28-03-2013, 14:44
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Correct!

Bird = Jay

Keane and Walker = Both Roy

Begin disappearing = d
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Old 28-03-2013, 15:15
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Aaah....like it

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Old 28-03-2013, 15:57
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Tony Bellew?
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Old 28-03-2013, 17:20
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Yep!!
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Old 02-04-2013, 17:08
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Mean diary goes initially wrong


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Old 04-04-2013, 15:55
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Thought it might be that 'mean diary' + g (initial letter of goes) might be the fodder, scrambled via 'wrong'

However I can't make a plausible surname from Ian, Gary, Adam, Adrian etc so I may be going about it the wrong way,...
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Old 05-04-2013, 09:54
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Your working is spot on so far Terrence
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Old 08-04-2013, 12:21
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Old 08-04-2013, 14:53
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Old 08-04-2013, 15:05
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Not sure about the first part , but is it Ryan Mania ?
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Old 08-04-2013, 16:33
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R y a & n help to make the words 'Ang ry and', that's the explanation for the first bit. So yep, right answer!
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Old 09-04-2013, 10:25
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