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Quickword No. 42 : Do you know ‘overbalance’ (6 letters), and ‘veteran’ (3,4 letters)?
Quickword No. 42
Line behind which darts players must stand to throw.
Fall lightly asleep.
I, ‘the Great’, member of the Herod family who ruled Judaea 41 to 44, and who executed St James, brother of St John the Evangelist. See The Martyrdom of St James the Great.
“Only tip him a nod every now and then when he looks off his paper,” said Wemmick, “and he’ll be as happy as a king.” From ‘Great Expectations’, by Charles Dickens.
River rising in Wales, and flowing through Ludlow in Shropshire before entering the Severn south of Worcester.
Veteran, someone with a great deal of experience acquired over a long time.
“We will, in France, by God’s grace, play a set / Shall strike his father’s crown into the hazard.” From ‘Henry V’, by William Shakespeare.
Blow up.
Overbalance, or cause to do so; overthrow.
Provided that.

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Looking towards Knucklas in Powys, Wales. The meandering river rises south of Newtown, and flows through Knighton to England and Ludlow in Shropshire, before joining the River Severn south of Worcester. But what is called? See 10 across.

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