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Beelzebub 1,095 (13/02/11)

Posted by Simon Harris on February 20th, 2011

Simon Harris.

A pretty tough week for Beelzebub, I found, taking me several sessions over the course of the week to complete.

*=anag, []=dropped, <=reversed, hom=homophone, cd=cryptic definition, dd=double definition.

Across
1 WATER BOATMAN – (BOA in MATTER*) in WAN.
9 HOUMMOS – (O in HUM) + MO + S[ession].
10 POSH – PO + SH.
12 INTERNMENT – (TERN + MEN) in IT.
14 REINDEER – [seaso]N in REEDIER<.
15 EPRIS – [ste]EP RIS[ks].
17 CHUCKED – dd.
19 SHADY – SHA[n]DY.
20 HEXAD – X in HEAD.
22 TEREFAH – (AFTER HE)*.
25 JAINA – JAI[l] + N/A.
27 PEEPHOLE – HOPE* in PELE.
28 PILGARLICK – (RAG + LIP)< + LICK.
29 LOOM – dd.
30 ESSENCE – [l]ESSEN + CE.
31 INTRANSIGENT – (RING AS)* in INTENT.
Down
1 WHITECHAPEL – WHIT + (CHAP in EEL).
2 TUTOR – TUT + OR.
3 EMETICAL – (MEAT [s]LICE)*.
4 BONESET – BONES + E.T.
5 OSMIC – O.S. + MIC[e].
6 AMENDS – .
7 MOTETMO + TET.
8 ASCENDANT – AS + (END in CANT).
11 HURLY-HACKET – H in (LUCKY + HEART)*.
13 EPHEMERON – E + (HEM in PERON).
16 SHEARLEG – [cla]SH[ing] + EARL + E.G.
18 DECLASS – (CD SALES)*.
21 DAHLIA – (AIL HAD)<.
23 DEPOT – DEPO[r]T.
24 HOGEN – HO + GEN.
26 IMINE – I + MINE.

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