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Independent on Sunday 967 by Quixote (24 Aug 2008)

Posted by nmsindy on August 28th, 2008

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Solving time, 16 mins

* = anagram  < = reversed

ACROSS

1 COME TO LIGHT     Definition: be revealed  Moths seek the light

7 A MASS  Mass is another Indy setter

8 COUNT LESS

10 MONTEGO BA Y (Boatmen go)*  y = unknown

11 DAIL(y)   The Irish parliament

13 DAC HAS   Cad<

15 ENORMOUS  (us no more)*

17 S CREAMER

18 GEN ERA  (are neg)<

20 O PEN

21 PAL (IMPS) EST    Manuscript with writing over older writing

24 TAIL PIECE   “tale peace”

25 PATER Hidden

26 GARDEN PARTY   Cryptic definition

DOWN

1 CHA IN

2 MO (SHE DAY) AN  Israeli General

3 TUC SON

4 LA US (ANN) E

5 GOT H  Rock music

6 TREMATODE   (to red meat)*

7 ARMED ESCORT  (Rectors made)*

9 SELF-STARTER   Cryptic definition (ref motor cars, I think)

12 GREEN PAPER  (Prepare gen)*

14 CARPETING  (Can trip e.g.)*

16 LE (BANES) E

19 SLIP-UP  E (ecstasy) in (pupil)*

22 ENT RY (first letters)

23 SPAR Double definition

2 Responses to “Independent on Sunday 967 by Quixote (24 Aug 2008)”

  1. Popeye says:

    Hi NMSIndy,

    I think 19D might be “pile up” rather than “slip up”.

  2. nmsindy says:

    It is indeed, transcription error, apologies for the ,,,slip-up.

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