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Independent 6632 by Phi

Posted by nmsindy on January 18th, 2008

nmsindy.

A quick post – harder than usual from Phi with a theme – referred to after the clue explanations.  Solving time, 29 mins.

< = reversed

ACROSS

10 SHOO(t)    Definition = off!

11 DIURETIC

12 A US TEN

15 RE (p)LIABLE

18 BUTTER (c)UP

19 SPR(a)Y

27 DER ELIC(i)T

28 (do)SE CURE

DOWN

2 I AM BI

6 OBS TA (C) LE

8 PROP (E LL) ER

14 A QUIT A IN E

17 GRAF(t)  FIT I

20 UNI TES   set<

22 E AG(i)LE

Outside columns give LADYBIRD  HONEYBEE

2 Responses to “Independent 6632 by Phi”

  1. Wil Ransome says:

    Funny how it goes. I’ve been struggling a bit with Phi recently, and have wondered if I’m losing it. There are you saying “harder than usual”, but today was the easiest for several weeks, I thought.

  2. Phi says:

    Perhaps I should vaingloriously add that the outer columns say what they do because the central column is INSECT REPELLENT…

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