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Independent on Sunday 1004 by Quixote (10 May 2009)

Posted by nmsindy on May 14th, 2009

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Solving time, 16 mins

* = anagram < = reversed

ACROSS

1 B(L)OG

3 AP PETITE pa<

8 DE C ODES ed<

10 (win)TER MINI

11 SUNDAY LUNCH (Lucy had nuns)*

14 (b)ARMY barmy less B = British

15 STA (LING)R A D

16 CREDENTIAL (client read)*

18 SPA M m = maiden (cricket)

20 ELEPHANTINE (Plane in the E)*

23 CORDIAL Double definition

24 RA(D) ICLE (Claire)*

25 ROAD SIGN (so daring)*

26 PYRE Hidden & lit, I guess

DOWN

1 BACK NUMBER ref numb

2 O R (D) EAL

4 PATENT LEATHER (the tale parent)*

5 EAR THEN

6 I SIS

7 ER IN Clue splits at in/part Poetic name for Ireland

8 D.I.’S PATCH

9 SALUTE THE FLAG stars and stripes

12 CROP CIRCLE

13 A DAM (B.ED.) E Novel by George Eliot Dame Iris Murdoch, also a writer

17 ENEMIES (I see men)*

19 ONE-DAY (a doyen)*

21 SCAR scarce less CE (Church of England)

22 ARE A are (100 sq metres) and its abbreviation a

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