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Independent 6423 by Phi – Sumer is icumen in

Posted by nmsindy on May 18th, 2007

nmsindy.

Harder than usual for Phi – especially because of the title above.

Solving time: 34 mins

* = anagram

ACROSS

1 CUT BOTH WAYS

7 PHI Hidden

12 J zEALOUS

17 MA CU LAE cu in (a male)*

20 THROB Putting throw and lob together, I think

23 RYE Hidden

24 E (energy) LEPHANTINE (in the plane)*

DOWN

1 COWl

2 T ON ICe

6 SUMER IS ICUMEN IN (ensure mini music)* Appropriate to time of year – all new to me- very, very, early music. If you’re reading this, you’re on the internet, so Google to explain it all.

7 PUNCH BALL Good

8 INDE (PEN DE) NT Had to be that newspaper, didn’t it? And why not?

11 A DJ UDICATOR (court aid)*

17 MAC (BE) TH live = be in (match)*

19 ORIB I (biro reversed)

22 GEE hidden reversal

3 Responses to “Independent 6423 by Phi – Sumer is icumen in”

  1. says:

    Think I prefer the ME lyrics (especially bucke uerteþ) to the Latin.

  2. says:

    Funny (and rudely teasing) at first.

  3. says:

    I put in “sumer is ecumin in”. The second e and the second i are unchecked. Since I had no way of checking it (without googling etc.), does this mean that I am stupid or that the compiler is pulling a fast one?

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