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Everyman 3292

Posted by Arthur on November 8th, 2009

Arthur.

Sorry for the brevity of this post – I was busy all last weekend so it’s all been slightly last minute… Fortunately not too difficult – if it had been I probably wouldn’t have finished it in time!

Across
1 TRAUMA - TA around RAUM
4 BLACK ROD - BLACK + ROD
9 ROTATE - R + O + TATE
10 ADAM BEDE – A + DAME around BED
12 MRIONETH - INTHEMORE*
13 CREAM – CRAM around (profiterol)E &lit
14 SLEDGEHAMMER - SLAMMER around EDGE + H
18 MOLL FLANDERS – LENDSFROMALL*
21 APART - A +  PART
22 EXONERATE – EXE around ONE + RAT
24 RANDOLPH – ARNOLD* + PH
25 VACANT – CAN in VAT
26 STAGNANT – STAG + N + ANT
27 RECESS – dd
Down
1 TIRAMISU – ISITARUM*, semi &lit
2 ATTORNEY – TO + RN in A +YET<
3 MOTTO - OTTO after M
5 LADY HAMILTON - (HOLLANDMAY + IT)*
6 COME CLEAN - COME + CLEAN
7 REEFER – REFER around E
8 DREAMY – dd
11 LETHAL WEAPON - AWHOLEPLANET*
15 GHOST TOWN – G + HOST + WONT*
16 DELAWARE -hidden in JuDE LAW A REp
17 ASBESTOS - AS + BEST + OS. I assume OS is overseasman or something similar meaning sailor.
19 TAURUS – T(hes)AURUS
20 NARNIA - IRANAN*
23 ERASE - ERAS + (impossibl)E

Common crossword abbreviations this week

run = R
round = O
hospital = H
noon = N
maiden = M
ecstasy = E
good = G

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