Fifteensquared

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Independent on Sunday 897 by Quixote

Posted by nmsindy on April 26th, 2007

nmsindy.

Some seamless joins between definition and wordplay which misled at first.

Solving time: 22 mins

* = anagram

ACROSS

6 PE DAN TIC

9 WI NONA West Indies and anon = soon reversed.

10 A MAN DINE Thought eat was a containing indicator at first. Used in cosmetics.

20 PLECTRUM l in (crumpet)*

23 Enoch PO WE LL

24 NO W ON DER

DOWN

1 PEN I C ILL IN In = at home You’ll see that again and again.

2 EAT OUT Definition = dine in restaurant Cryptically eat out could provide tea i.e. an anagram. Nice idea, quite misleading before light dawned.

5 BE (A) N

7 CLAP HAM COMMON

8 SLAMMER Slam dancer and stir = prison.

13 S (AND) HOPPER Cunning split in flea / market

15 TRENCHER A plate and the Western Front in World War I, fought in trenches.

16 NOS TRILl Another cunning split Opening / numbers.

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