Posted by flashling on October 7th, 2010
Bannsider today, not sure I’ve seen him other than Saturday before. If there are any Nina type things I’ve completely missed it. Pretty tough I thought. There’s one I can’t see at all though.
Here goes then
8 Buckingham, BUCKING + HAM
9 Mayo, MAYO(r)
10 Benj, Referring to Ben Johnson the disgraced sprinter.Not sure about the drug bit, it’s one that’s passed me by.
11 Red Nose Day, ((i)N ODD YEARS (dat)E)*. It’s also held biannually so a CD as well. Thanks Pandean @2 missed that
12 Kismet, (luc)K IS MET
13 Vine Prop, NE + PRO(for) in VIP
15 Seve Ballesteros, took me a while to get the word play. SEVE(r) BALLE(S)T (dancing around S) EROS
18 Falsetto, F + A + L + SET TO
20 Hoaxer, O + A + X in HER
21 Woodpecker, W(ith) + O + DO (rev) + keep your PECKER up
23 Even, (s)EVEN(s)
24 Plod, P(ity) + (OLD)*
25 Eco Tourist, E (number base “e” – approx 2.718281828… it’s irrational I know) + (ROOT IS CUT)*
1 Juvenile, JUVE(ntus) NIL + E.
2 Ski Jumpers, SKI(p) JUMPERS
3 In a rut, Hidden rev. in sepul(TURA NI)virana
4 The devil you know, Better the devil etc is superior I suppose with devil/dickens
5 Impounds, I +M(thousand) POUNDS
6 Smee, (s)EEMS rev.
7 Dynamo, Football team in Moscow. MANY in O.D . rev
14 Pied-A-Terre, Room for a bit I guess but the wordplay eludes me – over to you chaps.
16 Antlered. L in (TREE AND)*
17 Over easy. Fried egg style, OVER + EASY a piece of cake
19 Apollo, god of the Sun A + POLL zero
20 Herzog, German film director http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Werner_Herzog HER(t)Z + O.G.
22 Dodo, As dead as a… and 2 * DO.