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Read on to figure out how to solve clues like... ‘Combination of Lillee and Thomson, perhaps, with Marsh(9)’

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Combination of Lillee and Thomson, perhaps, with Marsh (9) CLUE:

Clue explained:

: cryptic charade, proper noun plural Clue types

: marsh Definition

: AnswerQUICKSAND

We need a 9-letter word here that means ‘marsh’.

‘Lillee and Thomson’ were fast bowlers, and so a ‘combination’ of the two would denote QUICKS.

Another word for ‘with’ is AND.

Taken in combination, these two words spell QUICKSAND, a 9-letter synonym for ‘marsh’!

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