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Independent on Sunday 1003 by Quixote (3 May 2009)

Posted by nmsindy on May 7th, 2009

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Solving time, 16 mins

* = anagram

ACROSS

6 CAT (A) COMB

8 T U’S CAN    TU = trade union

9 GRINDSTONE   (Dinner’s got)*

10 Sir Anthony E DEN

11 SO (PH IS)T

13 CL EVE R   10 = Garden of EDEN

14 CARAVANSERAIS    (sans caviar are)*

16 CAU (CU) S(e)

17 PAM PERS(on)    on = leg (side of cricket field)

20 OR AL(e)

21 EXPEDITION   Double definition

23 RADIUS    Ditto

24 RESERVE D

DOWN

1 TA (UR) US

2 MA IN

3 BONSAI   (Bosnia)*

4 A S SEVER ATE   Ate = goddess of mischief

5 FACE LESS

7 BLOTTING PAPER   Cryptic definition

8 TREACL winE      (claret)*

12 PORT CULL IS

14 CH (Companion of Honour) AIRMAN

15 VE (SP) ERS    First letters of silly priest

18 MOD I SH

19 rustS HOVEL

22 TO(R)T   One of the three Rs

One Response to “Independent on Sunday 1003 by Quixote (3 May 2009)”

  1. Quixote says:

    Thanks NMS yet again. For anyone who has missed the earlier announcement, I can confirm that this was indeed puzzle No 1003. The IOS has got its numbering wrong, not me!

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