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    Cryptic Ashes

    A quick cryptic crossword-style effort - some players and things past and present with some connection to the Ashes

    1. Aussie bowler shows bottle (9)
    2. South African import threw a wobbly (7, 5)
    3. Bitter sweet? (6, 4)
    4. Lab equipment sometimes found in Sydney (6, 6)
    5. Run madly for the prize (3)
    6. The friends from France I abandoned with an old keeper (3, 4)
    7. Wild pony tricking chimp (5, 7)
    8. Recommend Jody, for example, a one-time record holder (3, 6)
    9. Victorious captain with large gun (3, 4)
    10. Tourist reportedly wrote letter from America (8, 4)
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    3. Murray Mint

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    yes yes yes
    7 to go

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    7. Ricky Ponting

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    1.Bollinger

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    yep, yep, 5 to go

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    3. bunsen burner

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    yup

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    2. South African import threw a wobbly (7, 5)
    8. Recommend Jody, for example, a one-time record holder (3, 6)
    9. Victorious captain with large gun (3, 4)
    10. Tourist reportedly wrote letter from America (8, 4)

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    8. Tip Foster

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    Don't get Bollinger one

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marcuss View Post
    Don't get Bollinger one


    Very expensive. Very French. Very good.

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    10.Alistair Cook

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