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Independent on Sunday 1005 by Quixote (17 May 2009)

Posted by nmsindy on May 21st, 2009

nmsindy.

I found this a bit tougher than usual from Quixote, solving time 28 mins.

* = anagram

ACROSS

1 PREMIS(E)S

6 B RAISE

9 CARDINAL WOLSEY    (so radically new)*

10 UNHEATED   a in (The nude)*

11 PA VANE

12 F IRE

13 MA(I)T RE D’S

16 HER (IT AG)E

18 HUSK(y)

20 B(L)IT HE

22 TROUPERS   “troopers”

23 LIMITED COMPANY   Double definition splitting at this/sort

24 WET HER

25 DIS (TEN D)S

DOWN

2 R (E CON C)ILE

3 MARLENE DIETRICH    (Children tire me a)*

4 SHIFT  miserY

5 STARDOM   (smart do)*

6 BOWSPRIT  (prow’s bit)*

7 ALL OVER THE PLACE   “plaice”

8 S TERN

14 DES (TROY)ED

15 CA (MELEE) R    My final answer

17 ENT ICED

19 Sherlock HO(L)MES   lost as in football league tables

21 LO (m)IRE

2 Responses to “Independent on Sunday 1005 by Quixote (17 May 2009)”

  1. Quixote says:

    Thanks NMS for keeping this going!

  2. Simon says:

    Seconded!

    And thanks to those involved with the production of the Sunday Quixote for the shrink-wrapped COED which unexpectedly arrived at my door today, having been named a runner-up this particular week :)

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