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Re: Crosswords

Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2011 7:16 pm
by LesMorrell
Thanks again Iwan

Not gripy Nick- failed phoenix! (5,7)

Re: Crosswords

Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2011 9:22 pm
by davidmfay
Might that be ricky ponting?

Re: Crosswords

Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2011 10:02 pm
by LesMorrell
Not only might be, it is

Over to you David

Re: Crosswords

Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2011 10:39 pm
by davidmfay
Thanks Les. Ricky is more a man of sackcloth than of Ashes. Try this one: White versus reds on a roll for this British sporting trophy? (5,9,4)

Re: Crosswords

Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2011 5:06 pm
by davidmfay
Time for a hint: This trophy has been won 5 times in the last decade or so by a sportsperson whose Christian name also appears in the name of the trophy.

Re: Crosswords

Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2011 10:19 am
by davidmfay
A further hint: White is the colour you would need to wear to compete for this trophy.

Re: Crosswords

Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2011 12:29 pm
by Erewash
After resorting to Wikipedia... :oops:

Venus Rosewater Bowl

Re: Crosswords

Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2011 4:36 pm
by davidmfay
Yes Iwan --- The Venus Rosewater Dish is the one. Over to you

Re: Crosswords

Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2011 4:52 pm
by Erewash
Thanks David; In the immortal words of Valery Singleton, here's one I prepared earlier:

Green once abandoned for rapid strike in bowls by a Scotsman? (9,3)

Re: Crosswords

Posted: Tue Dec 20, 2011 11:20 am
by AndyPage
Fleetwood Mac