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Does this rank as one of the greatest ever crossword clues?

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Does this rank as one of the greatest ever crossword clues?

Somewhere in Hampshire the Queen of  Sheba sings to keep up her spirits!    (11 letters )

Answer (written backwards) as a spoiler.    ekotsgnisab  Roll eyes
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Re: Does this rank as one of the greatest ever crossword clues?

What has the queen of sheba got to do with Basingstoke.... Home of the AA !  Cheesy
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Re: Does this rank as one of the greatest ever crossword clues?

Reminds me of a Spike Milligan crossword I saw once...
Only had one white square in the top left corner.....
Across
1.  First letter of the alphabet
Down
1.  First letter of Alphabet
  Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy
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What has the queen of sheba got to do with Basingstoke.... Home of the AA !   Cheesy

Somewhere in Hampshire the Queen of  Sheba sings to keep up her spirits!
I like these types of clues Smiley

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AH yes... I see it now.... not a great fan of crozzy`s see !.. ( See my previous post.... only do the easy ones ! !  Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy  )
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Re: Does this rank as one of the greatest ever crossword clues?

Well spotted Mav ...just a few more from the top draw...
GSGE.........((9-4)
Bar of Soap....(6-6)
Orphan with a view  (Cool

Answers backwards        sgge delbmarcs      nruter srevor  amaronap
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Re: Does this rank as one of the greatest ever crossword clues?

Love those, peejay.  Smiley
An oldie but goldie -
HIJKLMNO (5)
Reversed answer.................

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Re: Does this rank as one of the greatest ever crossword clues?

4C, similar one to yours, my favourite
abcdefgpqrstuvwxyz      3 letters.

Following tradition, in reverse      yrd  ( O2H oN)
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Re: Does this rank as one of the greatest ever crossword clues?

How about this one then:
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Re: Does this rank as one of the greatest ever crossword clues?

OK Jelv..., I won't pretend I didn't see it.  I can't work it out.  Put me out of my misery, please.
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You haven't asked the obvious question!
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I do like having a go at the Mail's "Smallest Hardest Crossword" 4 x 4 squares sometimes with blanks sometimes not. A complete OED comes in handy.
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Re: Does this rank as one of the greatest ever crossword clues?

Just to be sociable then -
Pray tell us, jelv - how many letters?
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Too many!
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