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Independent on Sunday 1002 by Quixote (26 Apr 2009)

Posted by nmsindy on April 30th, 2009

nmsindy.

Great minds are still puzzling as to how Quixote has crossword 1002 in the 1000th issue of the paper which contained many articles and reminiscences to mark that occasion. The puzzle itself was very easy , I found, solving time 12 mins.

* = anagram < = reversed

ACROSS

5 C RAW L

6 FR ANTI C

8 BIN D

9 ME ANDERING (in danger)*

10 PENN ON

11 HUNTSMAN Hunts being included in Cambridgeshire since 1974 local government reorganisation, is, I think, what is referred to here

13 ALL FOR NOTHING (fan go no thrill)*

16 PLUT(o) ARCH

19 W Buddy HOLLY 1950s singer

20 C (LOD) HOPPER (old)*

22 SEA L

23 CHI (LEA)N

24 NEIGH Hidden

DOWN

1 GARDEN FLAT Cryptic definition with misleading suggestion of an anagram of ‘lawn nicely’

2 FLAMING O

3 CAM DEN Mac< (end)*

4 ST I R First letters of ‘irritate residents’

5 CHIME RA

6 FLASH IN THE PAN (Infant has help)*

7 CONGA cf Congo

12 SAILOR SUIT (Ritual is so)*

14 TOWERING (Tiger won)*

15 GOLIATH (Hail got)* &lit from Old Testament (David & G)

17 L(I)LAC call<

18 ROO TED

21 DRIP Double definition

One Response to “Independent on Sunday 1002 by Quixote (26 Apr 2009)”

  1. Quixote says:

    My numbering is correct, I’ve discovered. See Crossword Centre message board!

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