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Everyman 3149/Feb 4 – don’t panic

Posted by ilancaron on 11th February 2007

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All the long clues refer to something a bit intense: OVERBOARD, INTENSIVE CARE, PANIC STATIONS, GREAT SCOT (sic), SHOUTING MATCH, NAIL-BITER. Well, except for UPRIGHT PIANOS (uptight?). One unknown composer at 19D (COATES – of which there are at least two). As usual, if I wasn’t familiar with the definition, the wordplay led me to a reasonable guess, which is the sign of a fair and well-constructed puzzle.

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