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Independent on Sunday 906 by Quixote

Posted by nmsindy on June 28th, 2007

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Solving time: 23 mins

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ACROSS

1 RAP TOR

4 BAD BLOOD Pleasing double definition

10 DEC (December is last month) ALITRE (retail)*

13 COELENTERATES (ocean resettle)*

16 POSTMODERNISM (Immodest porn’s)*

23 SUB(editor) STANCE

25 IN (DIAM A) N A maid reversed – Ship trading with India

26 TECHIE (the ice)* Maybe used as only some are in white coats.

DOWN

1 REP(L)AY

2 PROSPECT(u)S U = university

5 ANCIENT GREECE, I think “With old people there’s report of badly neglected hygiene problem in kitchen” “Grease” (Report of … hygiene problem) Bit perplexed by this one – the definition seems to be “With old people”, maybe it means Ancient Greece was (a place) with old people. Ancient then seems to be used as a synonym for badly neglected in the cryptic part.

7 OF TEN(ors)

8 DEE P Loch NESS

14 TOM OGRAP H (a GP or)* X-ray showing a cross section through e.g. a human body

17 MA HAT MA Derby, say, i.e. an example of a hat

19 ANN EXE Remember your rivers Exe here and Dee in 8 down

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