BusyBee: Penne doesn't mean pen, it comes from the Latin for feather.
Pen also comes from the Latin from feather as it originally related to quills but it is a cognate, not a derivation. (6 months ago)
Andy P: Cheers, glad people are enjoying it. Shame it's been buried from the homepage with that guy that just submitted about a million grids though haha. (6 months, 2 weeks ago)
Vixen: 7/10, despite being a self confessed Italophile and having managed those restaurants all my life... Total fail on tongue line! Really great grid! :-) (6 months, 2 weeks ago)
FirstGofer: You well and truly stumped me there. Found my 'way in' with Furlong group, but reckoned 2 of them had most meanings and therefore missed. A very clever, challenging grid.
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