Fifteensquared

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Independent on Sunday 970 by Quixote (14 Sep 2008)

Posted by nmsindy on September 18th, 2008

nmsindy.

Solving time, 14 mins, SE corner the trickiest.

* = anagram < = reversed

ACROSS

1 BAR (DO) T Lionel and Brigitte

4 MARC(h) US

8 F ETCHING

10 Dolly PART ON

11 POL (IT) E

12 NO RM ALLY RM = Royal Marines – the multiple ‘jolly’s indicating the plural.

13 EDUCATIONIST (nutcase idiot)*

16 SANTO DOMINGO (nomads go into)* Capital of Dominican Republic

20 DECLARER (leer card)*

21 (s)CUTTLE

22 DI (VI) NE

23 EMERITUS (Time sure)* Excellent surface reading

24 LEGAT(e) O Musical term

25 S (P)EE CH

DOWN

1 BR ETON

2 RE C LINE

3 O LIVE (evil)<

5 ASPERSION (no praises)*

6 CERTAIN (I recant)*

7 SHOELESS Cryptic definition

9 GENDARMERI E (dire German)*

14 UNDER FELT 15 is material

15 MATER I A L

17 TELL IN G

18 OUT SIDE

19 PLOUGH Double definition

21 CHEEP “Cheap” Very tricky Definition, cry

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