Définitions énigmatiques

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The yankee is quite skinny but provides good cover (7)

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It could be a round robin or an accumulator...

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It’s handy on a bed....

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blanket?

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Well done v,

Bet + lank

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I could see the lank bit, but not the bet. The clue led me to think it was 'but' around lank which clearly made no sense. Please shed a light ..............

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Veem wrote:
Mon Apr 20, 2020 5:26 pm
I could see the lank bit, but not the bet. The clue led me to think it was 'but' around lank which clearly made no sense. Please shed a light ..............
A'yankee' is a type of bet; from Wiktionary: A wager on four selections, consisting of 11 separate bets: six doubles, four trebles and a fourfold accumulator. A minimum two selections must win to gain a return.

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Will one of the last five scramble again? Perhaps not soon, though it could be fun. (8)

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Festival?
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FrenchForumSurvivor wrote:
Mon Apr 20, 2020 5:31 pm
Veem wrote:
Mon Apr 20, 2020 5:26 pm
I could see the lank bit, but not the bet. The clue led me to think it was 'but' around lank which clearly made no sense. Please shed a light ..............
A'yankee' is a type of bet; from Wiktionary: A wager on four selections, consisting of 11 separate bets: six doubles, four trebles and a fourfold accumulator. A minimum two selections must win to gain a return.

I couldn't even see lank.
A a yankee is one of the most popular bets on horses along with round robin, patent, placepot, accumulator and many more.

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