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Guardian 24,836 – Paul

Posted by Ciaran McNulty on 21st October 2009

Ciaran McNulty.

Across

8. MAKE LOVE. M(AKEL(a))OVE.
9. PRISE. “PRIZE”.
10. FISH. (thie)FISH(opeless).
11. BANANA SKIN. BA(NANA)SKIN. Baskin Robbins is a chain of ice cream sellers.
12. STABLE. double def.
14. CHIPMUNK. CHIP + “MONK”.  Chip as ‘not the fish’ is terrible.
15. COLONIC IRRIGATION. COLONCAIROTIRINGI*. I like the use of ‘colon’.
17. AGONISE. AG(SINO<)E.
20. WATCH OUT. WAT(CHOU(x))T.
22. BUTT. double def.
25. FRIAR. FRI + AR(my).
26. EVENSONG. (st)EVENSON + G.

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Independent 7181/Dac

Posted by John on 21st October 2009

John.

I was slowed by two words of which I’ve never heard, one of which I can find in no English dictionary; and there’s one more I’m not very comfortable with. Otherwise (at least) the usual high-class crossword from Dac.

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Financial Times 13,213 / Dogberry

Posted by Gaufrid on 21st October 2009

Gaufrid.

This was one for those who don’t like cryptic definitions (there weren’t any) or double definitions (only one).

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