Posted by flashling on September 23rd, 2010
Well I suppose I was due a tough one and in my view this was hard with several I can’t justify. There is a perimeter Nina whose significance I can’t see either. All suggestions welcome.
6 Closed Circuit – (Cold rice is cut)*
9 Sold – (i)S + OLD (grey whistle test)
10 Chequebook – Hom of Check + B(ishop) + OO (Chess match shorthand for castling) + (Krammi)K
11 Xebec – CE + BE + X (times) all reversed, an old Mediterrean ship
13 Dotterel – (Old sites)* A migrant bird, quite where Time Team comes in I have no idea.
15 October – Clued as Time, OC + to be + R
16 Entraps – Rev hidden in Friend(s Partne)r
19 Eclipsed – B(EE)b’s middle around CLIPS + D(irector)
21 L-Dopa – POD reversed in p(LA)y. Drug to relieve Parkinson’s symptoms.
24 Burgeoning – Can’t see this sorry.
25 Wool – WOO + L
27 Remote Control – in L + R, EMOTE + CON + T + R.O.
1 ICAO Acronym for the International Civil Aviation Organization. Hidden reversed in Amin(o aci)ds
2 Toodle-oo – oo for spectacles, can’t see this one.
3 Teach – (The)* around AC
4 Irrupting – Act of breaking in. NIT + PURR reversed in IT, don’t the Jerry Fighter though.
5 Cumber – C(harlie) + UMBER
7 Coelom – A cavity in the body, pronounced Seel-om so hom. of See + (Herbert) LOM
8 Toodle Pip – Again apart from the cheers bit no idea.
9 Sex – (Watche)S (th)E (bo)X
12 Exchequer – EX + hom of Checker
14 Deep South – Area don’t the link to La Scala though.
17 Red Dwarf – TV Comedy and a type of star.
20 Legume – GUM in General LEE
22 All – Cockney Hall
23 Agent – DangerMouse was a cartoon secret agent.
26 Oslo – O (love) + LO(ok) around S(ex)