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Everyman No. 3289 (October 11th)

Posted by The Trafites on October 18th, 2009

The Trafites.

Lorraine: Straight forward again this week apart from 8 down (Obregon), I could not find any reference to this artist in any books I own so had to get Nick to google it for me. I had the answer but needed to confirm it.

Legend to solution comments:
*  =  anagram.
<  =  word reversed.

Across
1. SPAR SPAR(e)
4. ALTISSIMO I + (MISS)< in ALTO
9. FLIGHT RECORDER F + LIGHT + RECORDER
11. ON THE BOIL BO in (HOT LINE)*
12. SNAG S + NAG
14. SET PLAY SET + PLAY
16. CRIMSON RIMS in CON
17. LEANDER N in LEADER
18. RELEASE RE + LEASE
20. APEX APE + X
21. LION TAMER CD
24. HAVE A ROVING EYE CD
25. DISCOVERY DISCO + VERY
26. WARM W + ARM
Down
2. PILOT I in PLOT
3. RAGGED LADY CD
4. ANTHONY TROLLOPE (HORNY TALE NO PLOT)*
5,6. THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP (YOUTH POLITICS HEROD + S)*
7. INDONESIA ONES in INDIA
8. OBREGON B in OREGON
10. BOSS DD
13. LINLITHGOW (IN LOW LIGHT)*
15. TEA LEAVES TEAL + EAVES
17. LOATHED THE in LOAD
19. EARN EAR + N
22. MAYOR MAYO + R
23. FARO FAR + O

One Response to “Everyman No. 3289 (October 11th)”

  1. mike says:

    Thanks The Trafites. I hadn’t heard of OBREGON either. Odd how an otherwise pleasant and, as you say, straightforward puzzle includes such an obscure solution.

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