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Financial Times 12,683 (Armonie)

Posted by diagacht on February 5th, 2008

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Across
5 BASSOON: BAS(s) and SOON
9 EXTRA: EX and ART reversed
10 GOLDCREST: G and OLD and C and REST
11 ARISTOTLE: anagram of TRIES A LOT
13 EXTOL: in sussEX TOLkien
15 WINDSWEPT: WINDS and WEPT
18 PORTRAYAL: RAY (as in Charles) in PORTAL
19 ROUND: double meaning
21 ROGUE: G in ROUE
23 SIGHT-READ: SIGH and TREAD
25 ORIGINATE: anagram of TO NIGERIA
26 TEASE: T and EASE
27 ENTITLE: NT (National Trust) in anagram of ELITE
28 NANKEEN: NAN and KEEN
Down
1 PEERAGE: EER in PAGE
2 OUTFITTER: OUT and FITTER
3 EXACT: EX and PLAY
4 RIGHT AWAY: RIGHT (repair) A WAY
5 BILGE: G in BILE
6 SUCCESSOR: SUCCESS and OR
8 NOTELET: ETON (reversed) and LET
14 LARCENIST: anagram of IN SCARLET
16 NILE GREEN: anagram of IRENE GLEN
17 ENUMERATE: I think this must be right but haven’t spotted the wordplay
18 PURPOSE: PO (post office) in PURSE
20 DUDGEON: DUD and G and EON
22 GLINT: G and LINT
23 SHAKE: S and HAKE
24 TITAN: TIT(i)an without the i

One Response to “Financial Times 12,683 (Armonie)”

  1. Pogel says:

    E for earl + numerate = “to tell”.

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