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Guardian 24,623/Paul

Posted by Andrew on 21st February 2009

Andrew.

Not, as I’d expected, a St Valentine’s Day special, but a theme based on famous Belgians, of whom there are supposedly very few, though for its size Belgium in fact does pretty well. The online solution says that the list “includ[es], for these purposes, the Flemish”, to allow for those who lived before Belgium existed as a country (early 19th Century). As always a lot of enjoyable clues from Paul, with, I think, a larger than usual number of double definitions, most with very short clues,

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