Fifteensquared

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Independent 6439 by Dac

Posted by nmsindy on June 6th, 2007

nmsindy.

The usual excellent, accessible, entertaining, fare.

Solving time: 19 mins

* = anagram

ACROSS

1 BLOOMS BURY   Not a container and contents!

6 C (A) MP

12 LIST-LESS

21 MAIN STAY    Sea = main also used in Times today.

24 CAT S   The musical

25 NIGHT NIGHT     A contributor to this site nearly gave this away last night under “setters”  “Knights” = chessmen (men on board)

28 S ARK   Channel Island

21 ME THUS ELAH   Hale reversed (also used in Times today)

DOWN

1 BLENCH   Double definition

3 MARCH 1 (start of  month) ONE SS

5 RUSSIANIST  (is anti-USSR)*    Topical

8 PARA SITE

13 THE SOPRANOS  (A person shot)*  &lit  a watcher assures me.

14IM (o)PERATIVE    Definition:  required    No hat = take off first letter (in a down clue)

16 HAM MOCKS

19 BEN GAL

20 STITCH   Double definition

23 UH-UH   Take soldiers (TA) twice out of Utah.    US usage for no (had to verify that)

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