Fifteensquared

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Independent on Sunday 934 by Quixote

Posted by nmsindy on January 10th, 2008

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The usual pleasing, accessible, puzzle by Quixote – solving time, 17 mins.

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

* = anagram < = reverse

ACROSS

11 THE GAY GORDONS (Go to garden, shy)*

24 NO (NET) S ten< Two uses of “ten about” – one cryptically to reverse it as shown and in the definition as nonets have nine instruments or members.

DOWN

6 INTRODUCE (Reduction)* ‘in broadcast’ indicates the anagram

7 MARASCHINO (chairman so)*

8 IN CAN DESCENT

10 ED G A R WALL ACE Referring to the Eton Wall game – not sure if EW is much read today.

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