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Financial Times 12,725 (Cinephile)

Posted by diagacht on March 26th, 2008

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Across
1 VERBAL: hidden in oVERBALance
5 PERISHED: PERI + SHED
9 STRAIGHT: double definition
10,29 BREATHTAKING: &Lit
12 HONORARY: NOR (and not) in HOARY
14 WATER BUFFALO: anagram of WAFFLER ABOUT
18 TRANSMISSION: anagram of SINS IN A STORM
22,28,27 IS THERE A DOCTOR IN THE HOUSE: John Reid and Liam Fox are both MPs and also doctors
25 ANYWAY: double definition
Down
2 ESTATE: double definition
3 BLACK SWAN: B + LACKS + WAN
4 LOGARITHM: GARI (the ginger served with sushi) in LOTH (alternative spelling for loath) + M (monsieur); John Napier the Scotsman ‘discovered’ logs
5 PITCHER: double definition
6 ROBIN: as in robing without the g
8 ENTIRELY: anagram of NET (network) + I RELY
15 UNIVALENT: VALE in UNIN (union without love) + T
16 FANCYWORK: &Lit
17 PROSPERO: PROS + PER + O
19,13 SEE OFF: SEE (diocese) OFF (office without the ice)
20 SPARTAN: ART in SPAN
23 HABIT: use in a convent
24 RIDER: double definition

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