Posted by nmsindy on May 18th, 2007
Harder than usual for Phi – especially because of the title above.
Solving time: 34 mins
* = anagram
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)*
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