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Independent on Sunday 949 by Quixote (20 Apr 2008)

Posted by nmsindy on April 24th, 2008

nmsindy.

I found this exceptionally easy – Solving time, 10 mins

* = anagram

ACROSS

7 CHARGE Double definition

8 G U I DANCE

9 HOUSEMAID’S KNEE Good cryptic definition

10 M1 D O FF Fielding position (cricket)

11 GASOLINE L (litres) in (agonise)*

13 MAID OF ORLEANS (ladies room fan)* Joan of Arc

16 CONFETTI See 9 across

18 DEMAND Hidden

20 AGATHA CHRISTIE (a cattish hag ire)* You can’t libel the dead, I think.

22 (PR) OGRESSES

23 ASS I (G) N

DOWN

1 CHROMIUM

2 P (REST) 0

3 P (ERMAFR) OST (farmer)*

4 (p) AIRS

5 MAG NOLIA (a lion)*

6 S (ChoiR) EEN

8 GOING TO PIECES (no ciggies poet)*

12 S (A LAD) CREAM

14 IN FLAT ED At the top indicates position in this down clue

17 O RANGE

19 M (IS) USE

21 HOSE(a)

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