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#121 Latin pianist

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Posted 16 July 2017 - 21:33

7th clue is Lombard. I googled Superbowl trophy and it is called Lombardi. Take off I for Italian and you get Lombard who was a theologian.
Can't do the other two. Do the new answers give you any more letters?
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Posted 17 July 2017 - 14:24

That could be zestless if there's such a word!

Could it be skinless?


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Posted 17 July 2017 - 20:54

Fixed, toppled, over! (5) must be ENDED

 

That only leaves

Home guard? (9,6)

HOUSEHOLD/_R_O_S

or if you prefer

[i]H_U_E_O_D/_R_O_S


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Posted 17 July 2017 - 21:05

Household troops?
I don't really understand why the other clue is ended, though it means over, but what has the fixed and toppled got to do with it?
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Posted 17 July 2017 - 22:10

MENDED is a synonym for FIXED, and removing its top gives ENDED.


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Posted 18 July 2017 - 06:18

Mmm....Don't think toppled means to take the top off, but I'm sure you're right!
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