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Horse Sense

3 November, 2015

OK clue-mongers, a Storm with a twist this week. Instead of devising wordplay recipes for these fine steeds, as we often do come November, see if you can incorporate any of these names into your wordplay in order to usher in another answer.

For example, Snow Sky may inspire: Recognised Snow Sky cavorting off-limits = KNOWS. Or perhaps you may treat the galloper as a phrase, such as: Rapt creed ruined 'fame game' rollout? = RED CARPET

However you slice or dice the name, use each horse within your clue to reach an alternative solution. Meanwhile, from a crossword POV, may Almoonqith (with that renegade Q) go well, joining the ranks of At-Talaq. And feel free to box Big Orange (great letters) and Max Dynamite (an explosive 11). Happy clueing, and viewing.

Snow Sky

Criterion

Fame Game

Our Ivanhowe

Big Orange

Hartnell

Hokko Brave

Max Dynamite

Red Cadeaux

Trip To Paris

Who Shot Thebarman

Sky Hunter

The Offer

Grand Marshal

Preferment

Quest For More

Almoonqith

Kingfisher

Prince Of Penzance

Bondi Beach

Sertorius

The United States

Excess Knowledge

Gust Of Wind

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