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Clues of Spring 5

21 January, 2011

Your ultimate test of spring-loaded clues. See if you can solve all six clues below, and then scramble the SECOND LETTERS of the bunch to reveal your mystery word. Of course you can brag or beg, or share hints in the Comments section. Next, if you opt to boldly go, see what kind of clue you can make for this seventh word.

  1. Flirt and be sociable, grabbing centre of attention (4) [Cox/Rathvon]

  2. Blown glass? (5) [Mudd]

  3. Heads of school undecided generally about results produced by cane (5) [Brummie]

  4. Man with title that can’t go straight (6) [Araucaria]

  5. Capital investment, ultimately what must get managed (6) [Pasquale]

  6. Seafood for sailor aboard Mary Celeste? (7) [Times]

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