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Financial Times 12,689 (Highlander)

Posted by diagacht on February 12th, 2008

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Across
1 POTATO: PO + TAT + O
4 TAKES OFF: double definition
9 ELATED: ALE (reversed) + TED
10 COMPOSED: double definition
12 CRUSADER: CRU + anagram of READS
14 NEATER: N + EATER
17 SOFA BED: anagram of DEBS OF A
26 APERTURE: anagram of PURER TEA
27 BITTER: double defintion
28 TEA CADDY: TEA (drink) + CADDY (carrier of golf clubs); the place where ‘char’ might be
29 POLITE: IT in POLE
31 ASSESS: ASSES + S
Down
1 PHEASANT: H (top of his) in PEASANT
2 TEA BREAK: anagram of TAKE BEAR
3 THE ANDES: anagram of AND THESE
5 ABOARD: anagram of BAD OAR
7 ONSIDE: SID in ONE
8 FEDORA: FE (iron) + DORA
12 CITABLE: IT in CABLE
18 DOMINOES: anagram of MINE DO SO
19 PART-TIME: PART (leave) + TIM + E (middle of bed)
20 PEERLESS: PEER (lord) + LESS (not as much)
22 WAITER: I in WATER
24 STRAIT: anagram of I START
25 FRIDGE: F (top of first) + RIDGE

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