Fifteensquared

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Independent on Sunday 994 by Quixote (1 Mar 2009)

Posted by nmsindy on March 5th, 2009

nmsindy.

Solving time, 11 mins.

* = anagram

ACROSS

1 A M (O) S      Book of Old Testament

4 BACK (here again)- TO-BACK (give support to)

9 MA LAW I

10 BAND  ANNA   Square = headscarf

11 DE (poor exam grades) GENERATION

13 banK I.E. V      Capital of Ukraine

14 TUMBLER Screen

17 DISRAELI   C19 PM   (Ideal sir)*

18 BLEW  “Blue”

20 CASH REGISTER   (Resist charge)*

23 BIG AMI ST (saint = good person)

24 G L ITCH

25 UNDECLARED   (darned clue)*

26 (f)EAST     4 down player

DOWN

2 MEAT  “meet”

3 STAND OVER    Stand = runs scored by two batsmen until one or other is out (cricket)

4 BRID(G)E

5 CABINET MINISTER   (incriminate best)*

6 shif T ANT RUMS

7 B LAST

8 CON COURSES

12 VI (six in Roman numerals) S(1)TATION

15 L (1 BERT) INE

16 REMEDIAL   (dire male)*

19 ST AGED    Definition = put on

21 HE A VE   A particular victory = Victory in Europe (VE)  1945

22 (p)ACTS     Puzzle starts with a book of the Old Testament and finishes with one from the New Testament.

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