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The Foxer

Warm-up foxer (What am I?)

I'm not nearly as naval as I sound. One of my first victims was a swift dog. I've a tenuous connection with bees. I was invented by a man born in Northern Ireland. I probably inspired a WW2 rodent. I could fit inside a shoe box. In my earliest form I was manufactured close to a river named after a British king. I have something in common with SR-71s, the seventh Tintin book, and Ireland's favourite alcoholic drink. I was first used in the 19th Century.

Feature Foxer (Identify the collage theme)

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SOLUTIONS

Last week’s warm-up foxer: Plasticine (defoxed by alison)

Last week's feature foxer: 30 Things That You Might Find in an Artist’s or Sculptor’s Studio


1. FTRST – FUTURIST (Stugle)
2. LS* - EASEL (Gothnak)
3. PYGMLN - PYGMALION (Gothnak)
4. SCHHDDN* - DACHSHUND (Gothnak)
5. LXWL DNG – ALEXA WILDING (AFKAMC)
6. MLSTCK – MAULSTICK (Gothnak)
7. MDMDG LN – AMEDEO MODIGLIANI (unsolved)
8. CLPRS – CALIPERS (Matchstick)
9. BSLHL LWRD – BASIL HALLWARD (Stugle, Little_Crow)
10. GR LW THPR LR RNG – GIRL WITH A PEARL EARRING (Stugle)
11. TQMT* - MAQUETTE (Gothnak)
12. SNN – SIENNA (Arioch_RN)
13. FRNZXVRMS SRSCH MDT - FRANZ XAVER MESSERSCHMIDT (Matchstick, Gothnak)
14. STRTCHR – STRETCHER (Gothnak)
15. CHRLSLG HTN – CHARLES LAUGHTON (Little_Crow)
16. NT RLLGHT – NATURAL LIGHT (Matchstick)
17. RGYRF* - FORGERY (Gothnak)
18. SNDRBT TCLL – SANDRO BOTTICELLI (Stugle)
19. RFFLR – RIFFLER (AFKAMC)
20. CML LCLDL – CAMILLE CLAUDEL (Gothnak, Stugle)
21. WN STNCHRCHLL – WINSTON CHURCHILL (Matchstick, Little_Crow)
22. MS – MUSE (Matchstick)
23. CDMMSL FD – CADMIUM SULFIDE (Kerans)
24. HNSN MTH – HANS NAMUTH (Gothnak)
25. VNTS – VANITAS (Arioch_RN)
26. MRMN NT – MARIO MINNITI (unsolved)
27. PTRN – PATRON (Little_Crow)
28. FRNN DLGR – FERNAND LEGER (Little_Crow)
29. TRTS* - SITTER (unsolved)
30. DR MCS DBYT HF LGHTFB R NDP MG RNT SC ND BF RWK N NG - DREAM CAUSED BY THE FLIGHT OF A BEE AROUND A POMEGRANATE A SECOND BEFORE AWAKENING (Little_Crow)

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