This clue was set by Colin Dexter and used in The Silent World of Nicolas Quinn. To solve the mystery shouldn’t require the help of Colin’s insightful Inspector Morse. The answer is ‘Donald’. Donald Duck and Don Bradman certainly but they are both aliases used by Colin’s friend and fellow member of the Oxford Mafia of crossword setters. Don Manley – my July 2014 castaway – is the Don, Colin had in mind.Don Manley
Bradman’s famous duck.
September 6th, 2020