Fifteensquared

Never knowingly undersolved.

Independent on Sunday 1030 by Quixote – 8 November 2009

Posted by nmsindy on November 12th, 2009

nmsindy.

Solving time, 18 mins.

* = anagram   < = reversed

ACROSS

5 S (PARR)OWS

7 Itch A MB I(1)      Feet of  a line of poetry

11 H ONE STY

12 AMEN pleaseD ED

13 F (LORIS) T

15 LAT (1 M) ER    English Protestant reformer (d. 1555)

17 LAD I.E. SIN WAITING   “weighting”

19 BO (NESE)T    (seen)*

21 DR OPS IN

22 A MAT E UR

24 V A M PISH

25 DRAW L

26 DE (AD D U)CK      pack = deck (of cards)  add = tot  u = visible to all (film classification)

DOWN

1 OPEN-TOED    Cryptic definition ref toes = little piggies that went to market.   Adj describing type of shoe where toes are visible

2 FRISKINESS   (infers kiss)*

3 G(L)ORY    L = 50 in Roman numerals

4 L (I’M)E (a)

6 SW (South West of England) ALLOWED

8 M ADAM

9 INDIRA GAND HI     (Indian guard)* less U   Hi = greeting     Indian PM, assassinated 1984

10 SHUFFLE BOARD   Game played eg on deck of a ship

14 T WIT T(h)E  RED

16 TAILOR-MADE  (a lot admire)*

18 IN (STIN) CT   nits<

20 N (YAL)A   lay<

23 EELS   (slee)<  from sleek

24 VEAL   Hidden

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