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Irish Times (Simplex) Oct 08 2007

A ceremonial vase as for human ashes URN
A clumsy or stupid person OAF
A padrone in ceremonial assembly of troops ONPARADE
Act as delegate for a person DEPUTISE
And so on ETC
Drives, forces IMPELS
Excess of sales over costs for potent fir NETPROFIT
Feeling or showing great ill will, cancerous MALIGNANT
General directions or tendencies TRENDS
Good mannered and civil POLITE
Great mountains of western S America ANDES
In the process of broadcasting - floating aloft? ONAIR
Informally, make a mistake - lose footing? SLIPUP
It normally falls between 1pm and 2pm LUNCHHOUR
Japanese 3-line poem of 17 syllables HAIKU
Observe the papacy in Rome SEE
Of or belonging to them THEIR
Powdered tobacco taken through the nose SNUFF
Pre-euro money unit in Spain PESETA
Put upon, say a tax IMPOSE
Rarer bet for trader who swaps BARTERER
Reckons mathematically, calculates COMPUTES
Rushes to contain loud people SHOUTERS
Second in command on ship, like primary spouse FIRSTMATE
Semi-divine maiden associated with sea or wood NYMPH
Small in France PETIT
State as a fact, assert AFFIRM
Stopped or caused to stop - hoisted socks? PULLEDUP
Strong coffee made with steam ESPRESSO
Strong desire to achieve, fame or fortune AMBITION
Surfaced area as for planes to take off and land TARMAC
The sense of taste PALATE
Tiresomely long letter about creeds SCREED
Trust confidently, rely on DEPEND
Vertical wooden pieces in cricket wicket STUMPS
Wild shrub with yellow flowers and sharp thorns GORSE
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