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Independent on Sunday 1028 by Quixote – 25 Oct 2009

Posted by nmsindy on November 5th, 2009

nmsindy.

This blog is scheduled a week later than normal as the entry date was put back to Wed 4 November because of the postal dispute.     I found this a very easy puzzle, 13 mins

* = anagram

ACROSS

1 DETROIT   (tried to)*

5 SOP HIS M (maiden over, cricket)

9 BAR BRA STREIS (sister)* AND

10 S (foresT)EED

11 BOW    Double definition

12 DEN IS

13 DOES KIN

15 KE (RAT 1) N

17 CHIPPER   Double definition

19 PUNTERS   Ditto

21 L LAMA

23 COL     Abbrev for Colonel and a mountain pass

24 SA LEM    Lunar module

25 BROUGHT INTO PLAY    Double definition

26 Edith SIT WELL

27 AIR HEAD

DOWN

1 DE (BA’S)ED

2 THREE MEN IN A BOAT    (Atonement bah I re)*

3 O (A R) ED     Oxford English Dict

4 threaT EST BAN   (absent)*

5 SAR (A WAy)K

6 PRIED   “pride”

7 I CANNOT TELL A LIE      Famously said by George Washington after felling tree

8 MAD (I) SON     One the early US Presidents

14 worK I P

16 editoR AN

17 CELEB(E)S       In Indonesia, also known as Sulawesi

18 RE (CITy)AL

19 P (O LENT) A

20 SA (MO YE) D

22 (t)ANGLE

24 S POOR

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