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Independent 6399 by Phi

Posted by nmsindy on April 20th, 2007


The usual flawless puzzle from Phi

Solving time: 12 mins

* = anagram


1 S TRIPPER Excellent use of 2 meanings of “peel”

6 FO UR of “backing” RU Rugby Union = sport “on reflection” Also backing

9 PRO SIT A toast

19 Philip LARKINg

20 A S ON E MAN son = lad name reversed

24 WEAK Wake with e = energy moving

25 REST HOME (Most here)* A great & lit.


2 T ERR IBLE Err for a(one) in table

4 PUT OUT (upset) TO T (b)ENDER

5 R (ETINU) E Unite reversed in RE Royal Engineers (soldiers)

6 FIRM AMEN Thrill

7 U P (M) OST


17 TRAIT OR More soldiers = other ranks

18 BA(n)D DIE

One Response to “Independent 6399 by Phi”

  1. says:

    Another crass error (‘yardie’ for BADDIE). I’ve really got to stop making these stupid mistakes and accept that if I can’t see the wordplay, it’s probably wrong.

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