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Independent on Sunday 1022 by Quixote (13 Sep 2009)

Posted by nmsindy on September 17th, 2009

nmsindy.

Not too hard, I found, solving time 17 mins

* = anagram  < = reversed

ACROSS

6 ANDREI SAKHAROV   (a risk a handover)*     Nobel Prize winner (1921-1989)

9 S PINE L

10 G LEANING

11 PI (Locusts)OUS

13 LO (GI) CAL

14 SAFFRON WALDEN   (New lads ran off)*

17 MASSEUR  (us smear)*

18 SAD IS M (maiden – cricket)

20 BREATHER   Double definition

22 PLA (alp<)  CID    El cid (from Spanish)

23 LAKE WINDERMERE   (Wee male drinker)*

DOWN

1 B (RING) OFFin

2 W ILL

3 FANG   hidden

4 SHEET G LASS   (he gets)*

5 IRON I C

7 NAP PIES

8 V ENAL   lane<

12 SCREE CH OW L   L = lost (as in league tables)

13 LIN(g)ER   g = sailing ultimately (last letter)

15 DADS ARMY   (daydreams)* less e (first sign of enemy)

16 N ASTI ER

17 MOR(t)AL

18 S HANKS   Cuts (of meat)

21 RENO   Oner<

22 PE(t)ER

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