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Independent on Sunday 926 by Quixote

Posted by nmsindy on November 15th, 2007

nmsindy.

I found this very easy indeed at first with all but 3 answers written in after only 9 mins. A little slower getting those last 3.

Solving time: 14 mins

Notes on some clues below: happy to explain others if asked.

* = anagram

ACROSS

8 SOLE One of the sea areas used in the Shipping Forecast

9 MOUSSE How a Scot might pronounce ‘mouse’, I think

18 DI’S T (R) AUGHT R being one of the three Rs

22 LAV (END) ER

DOWN

1 I’M POSING

11 ERATOSTHENES (So earnest the)* Greek mathematician of old.

One Response to “Independent on Sunday 926 by Quixote”

  1. Testy says:

    It’s certainly how Lord Rockingham’s XI pronounced mouse. “Hoots mon! There’s a moose loose aboot this hoose!”

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