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Financial Times 12,685 (Jason)

Posted by diagacht on February 7th, 2008

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Across
10 REFRAIN: double definition
11 X RAYING:X + RAY + IN + G
12 SCENE:sounds like ‘seen’
13 USUALNESS: anagram of UNLESS USA
14 BOTTLE OPENER: &Lit
18 ELECTRIFYING: ELECT + anagram of (FRYING + I)
21 ULAN BATOR: anagram of A BURNT LAO
23 AISLE: IS in ALE. An aisle is where a marriage (union) takes place.
24 LIGHTER: &Lit. A lighter is a barge.
25 NEPTUNE: PEN (reversed) + TUNE
26 CUDGEL: CLUED + G (good). To cudgel as in to brain.
27 SHOEHORN: HOE in SHORN
Down
1 PARISH: PA + (i)RISH
2 RAFTER: RAFT + ER
3 SCAPEGOAT: SCAPE + GO AT
4 TONGUE TWISTERS: &Lit
6 EMAIL: I AM (reversed) in EL
8 REGISTRY: anagram of ITS GERRY
9 EXCUSE MY FRENCH: another &Lit
15 PINEAPPLE: PINE + APPLE
16 REPUBLIC: PUB in RELIC
17 DERANGED: anagram of GREEN DAD
19 PSEUDO: DUES (reversed) in PO
20 SEVERN: SEVER + (autum)N
22 BATHE: BA + THE

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