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Independent on Sunday 922 by Quixote

Posted by nmsindy on October 21st, 2007

nmsindy.

Reasonably straightforward puzzle, I found. Solving time: 17 mins

Will concentrate on a few of what seemed the trickier clues, happy to explain others if asked.

ACROSS

24 THE E MP IRE Refers to the film “The Empire Strikes Back” You = thee MP = Mounted Police (ie on horseback) ire = anger

26 CRANNIES cf grannies

DOWN

2 DI (A PA SO) N Foundation-stop of an organ din = dreadful noise

7 (l)ENDING

8 ALL THE KING’S MEN ref Humpty Dumpty nursery rhyme shell = eggshell

15 MILL(IN)ER Sienna Miller, actress

21 AN (GEL) A ‘Ana’ more commonly seen in advanced crosswords

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