Posted by nmsindy on September 16th, 2009
Dac’s weekly crossword always looked forward to as a delight. This I found quite easy, solving time 16 mins.
* = anagram < = reversed
4 MI XER TA P (extra)*
9 TONG UE EU<
10 S T RANGE R
12 ADVENT URE (alternate letters in curries)
13 DYLAN Thomas (poet) and Bob Dylan (singer)
14 DI’S TURBAN CE A rare post-1997 crossword outing for the Princess
18 P (A RISHI ONE) R (Irish)*
23 NAN OMETRE (remote)*
24 ILL I NOIS(e)
25 A T WILL
26 G (ANGST) ER
27 BREE ZanY
1 G (A TEA) U(y)
2 GE NEV A (Ven eg)<
3 TOUR NED OS
5 IN THE RUNNING double definition
6 chasE LAND
7 TAG ALO(N)G Lucky I’d met Tagalog (= Filipino) before in a puzzle. Definition: to join rest of group
8 PYRE NEES Seen<
11 QUESTION TIME (Ministe quote)* The q made this easy, solved on first run thro
15 BAR (O ME) TER barter = exchange
16 SPAR KING A chain of supermarkets.
17 F RANKLIN’ From Canterbury Tales, quite a few themed puzzles have been based on that.
19 STRIVE (rivets)*
20 RE (ALl)LY Amusing, topical, surface.
21 SI NUS (Sun is)<