Posted by nmsindy on August 15th, 2007
Solving time: 16 mins
< = reversed * = anagram
1 Tom SHARPE “Sharp”
4 B (LACK S) E A be = live on the borders = outside
9 RISQUE hidden
10 IN DOLE NT
16 NEHRU Alternate letters. Indian leader
17 D EMIT time< Easy wordplay for the unfamiliar word.
21 BACK-SEAT DRIVER Liked this a lot.
22 POISONER o (old) for r (first of rights) in prisoner
25 TUN DR A All reversed.
27 UNCOOL Very good, but I guess people, like me, needed crossing letters.
2 A (IS) LE
3 Nicolas PO (US) SIN sittin’ = posin’
6 CR (OUT) ON (Corn)* Out = square (not fashionable)
12 DISINTER EST(ate)
13 BUTTER BALL
15 SUMM A RISE “Some”
20 TAR (QUI) N Qui = who in French
23 SPAS “Spars” = booms