Fifteensquared

Never knowingly undersolved.

Independent on Sunday 983 by Quixote (14 Dec 2008)

Posted by nmsindy on December 18th, 2008

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Solving time, 17 mins

* = anagram < = reversed

ACROSS

1 S (LO) UCH

4 SAUCE (PA) N (can use)*

9 ELGAR L in rage<

10 PNEUMATIC (Team in Cup)*

11 G ANGERS

12 CO (Y O) TE

14 THREE-POINT TURN Cryptic definition punning on ‘about’

15 IN THE AFTERNOON (Etonian then for)* – playing on two meanings of PM, the other being Prime Minister

19 M (OP) ING Campbell No Times-like ban on living persons here

20 HABIT AT TA<

22 S LAUGHTER

23 T (Paul) ANKA

24 CATENARY (art ye can)*

25 SC(Y)THE (chest)*

DOWN

1 SLEIGHT “slight”

2 ORGAN TRANSPLANT Cryptic definition

3 COR (TEG) E get<

5 APE X

6 CO (MP OS) T

7 PUT YOUR FOOT IN IT Oxford, a type of shoe

8 NI CHE

10 PAST ORAL

13 SN (ATCHE) R (cheat)*

16 HAND G UN

17 ROB O TIC

18 NITRATE (in treat)*

19 MUSIC Cryptic definition

21 STAR Double definition – the sun is a star and crossword convention allows the false capital

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