Posted by nmsindy on August 9th, 2007
The usual excellent offering by Quixote.
Solving time: 20 mins
* = anagram < = reversed
1 COUSCOUS Cousin “less in” “repeatedly” “On account of” seems to be a link, which is a bit unusual.
9 THE OTHER WOMAN (home heart won’t)* Excellent surface.
10 POST OFF ICE
12 NE ED Good surface reading using the local mode of expression.
13 D EVA From Eastern religion.
15 ANGL (OP HON) E Hon = honorary i.e. unpaid
16 PHOTOGRAPH Cryptic definition
19 LO (B) O Mexican wolf
22 RETROGRADE step = pets reversed (good)
25 A DROIT(e) French drive on the right droit = right in French , ignoring accents a droite is on the right
27 EU (our community – European Union) LOG I ST Definition is “I praise”
2 O U T(C)OME
3 SW(E)AT Any one else looking for a h = hard. Excellent clue.
4 OUT OF DANGER (garden)* You could get garden out of danger
6 PAW(n) Paw = handle vb n = knight (chess) staying with the chess context
7 EMMENTHAL (Me Lent ham)*
8 CAN’T E’EN
14 ANTI PAST O
17 HO (THEA) D
20 BOD EGAS sage<
21 RUIN G(ood)
25 LET tel (telephone)<