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Independent on Sunday 942 by Quixote (2 Mar 2008)

Posted by nmsindy on March 6th, 2008

nmsindy.

Some unfamiliar words, in which the clues helped with friendly wordplay. Quite easy overall, solving time, 17 mins

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

* = anagram < = reversed

ACROSS

12 DEMOCRATISE (Moderate C = Conservative is)*

22 TONG A Which is a kingdom, Collins confirms.

23 P (A PILL) A

DOWN

3 DIWALI Hindu festival (I law I’d)<

4 P (power) ALE NESS (head)

20 GR (gr = gross) I SON

3 Responses to “Independent on Sunday 942 by Quixote (2 Mar 2008)”

  1. Popeye says:

    Is 6D “ergot” ? It’s the only possibility I can find but I cannot understand why…

  2. nmsindy says:

    Could you quote the clue, please, Popeye? That answer does not look right!

  3. Popeye says:

    Doh! I’ve just realised the answer is “eight”. The clue was “Crew took nourishment, we hear.” Thanks for the reply anyway Nmsindy.BFN

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