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Picaroon Clues Revealed

29 June, 2017

Here they are, the nine Picaroon clues hoisted from recent Guardians. As you'll recall from last week, I'd provided the answers only for a Brainstorm exercise, daring you to out-dazzle each of these genuine articles. 

Gotta say, in several cases, that was the case. CB's PLASTIC say, developed on the back of Mauve's spadeword, was one of many gems to pass comparison. Take a look at Picaroon's fine work, most of them deft containers in fact. As you browse, take a quick jump-back to the Storm's drawing board, and you be the judge over who outshone whom.

OBESITY - Follow clothing model's size problem

PREVENT - Bar where spin doctors congregate?

MAGENTA - Two spies together with a red

GOALIE - Banks maybe withdraw a false statement

OPULENT - Mostly work fast to get wealthy

DIRT CHEAP - Very economical price had struggling stores close to debt

PLASTIC - Photo frames hang on synthetic material

LOINCLOTH - Look inside church securing good deal for organ cover

MATADOR - He makes a killing beginning to market gold stocks a bit

Either I'm a sucker for a fine container, or Picaroon is the recipe's prince. Or both. Clue for clue, how did we rate as a clue-monger guild? 

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