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Independent 7037 by Dac

Posted by nmsindy on May 6th, 2009

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Solving time, 19 mins

* = anagram  < = reversal

ACROSS

1 RE (GA)IN

4 CHASSEUR  (crushes a)*

9 MORE L

10 BAR BAD IAN

11 STE (AmsterdaM)ER

12 TEN DRIL   “drill”

13 TABLE MOUNTAIN   (a nation tumble)*

16 COUP DE THEATRE  (He acted troupe)*

20 (st)UTTERER    way = street = st

22 ST RETCH   porridge = time (in prison)

23 CAR NATION   My favourite clue

21 OWNER   Hidden reversal    Definition:  I have     Tricky

25 RUSH MORE

26 (w)ASSAIL

DOWN

1 RE MISS

2 G (ARM)ENT

3 IS LAMA BAD

5 H (ORATIO N) ELSON   Helston, in Cornwall, less t

6 SWA(I)N

7 ERIT RE A   (a ER tire)<

8 RANK LING    Excellent

10 B ORDER TERRIER

14 NOT (O RIO) US    Hitchcock film

15 SCOU (T CA) R    act<

17 UPTURNS   (Spurn TU)*

18 ESTONIA   (into sea)*

19 CHERYL   Hidden

21 RE A(L)M    Tricky

3 Responses to “Independent 7037 by Dac”

  1. Shirley says:

    A really lovely puzzle by Dac, who likes to stick to what they call ‘Ximenean principles’, I learned the other day!

    Please let all the Indy compilers keep up the good work.

  2. Wil Ransome says:

    Agreed, Shirley. Entirely smooth and elegant.

  3. Allan_C says:

    Hear, hear!

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