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Beelzebub 1102

Posted by Jed on April 10th, 2011

Jed.

Across

1       How youth get carried away? There’s benefit around new theatre

SNAKEBOARDS N in SAKE  + BOARDS  (not in Chambers)

11     Supporting beam, very much  still alive

SOLIVE SO  +  LIVE

12     Sole original idea about time

PLANTA T  in  PLAN A  (sole of the foot)

13    Judge forwarded enclosure to hospital department

SENTENCER SENT  +  ENC  +  ER

14    Goblin daring to hide lake

PUCK P[l]UCK

16    Waterweed, portion ebbing on flowing water

ELODEA DOLE<  +  EA

17    Old woman’s about to return as a girl

CELINA                        (ANILE + C)<   (anile = old womanish)

18    Simplifies calculations? That could be seminar’s role

RENORMALISES (SEMINARS ROLE)*

19     Delectations distracted important meeting

CONSEIL D’ETAT (DELECTATIONS)*

24     Cover fish in endless smelly resin

HEEL IN EEL  in  HIN[g]   (hing is asafoetida’ a resin used in curries)

25    Uniform linked to a trade union vehicle

MATATU MAT + A + TU

27     Air Corps reaching soldiers in minutes

ACTA AC +  TA

28     Poetry involving tear? On the contrary, no longer upset

RENVERSED VERSE  in  REND

29     I am defining attribute of lion?

IMMANE IM  +  MANE   (immane = cruel, savage)

30     Wild tiger, note, circled

ENGIRT (TIGER N)*

31     Rinses boats, possibly implying these?

ABSTERSIONS (RINSES BOATS)*

Down

2       Absence of goal for Hibs is a complication

NODULE NO  +  DULE

3       A sidelong look about swindle by town’s latest standards officer

ALE-CONNER (CON [tow]N)  in  A LEER

4       Smooth operator’s smooth appearance with energy to the fore

EVENER VENEER  with E moved to front

5       Tropical plant yielding narcotic, mark, found in race course

BENJAMIN-TREE BENJ +  M in AINTREE

6       Concentrated beam spoilt camera badly

OPTICAL MASER (SPOILT CAMERA)*

7       A pair of students coming round the day before for exam

A-LEVEL EVE  in  A LL

8       Queen and country primarily organised?

RANI IRAN the I moved

9       Tin containing marijuana. Ecstasy and pot

STEANE TEA  in  SN  +  E

10     Garbled a truism about a skill shown in Schiller play

MARIA STUART (A TRUISM A)*  +  ART

11     Prosecutor seizing fish that is indicated in fraud

SUPERCHERIE PERCH  in  SUER  +  IE

15    Fruit-kernel: is it dished up with a chop?

PISTACHIO (IS IT A CHOP)*

20     Dictionary’s soul overthrown in morbid accumulation

OEDEMA OED  +  AME<

21     English station signal humming over the border

EIDENT E  +  I DENT

22    Archdeacon enthralled by the German rocks

DAVENS VEN  in  DAS  (is not in Chambers)

23     Accept new landlord:  advanced rent after little time

ATTORN A TORN  after  T

26     Form of radiation’s doing for grapes

UVAS UV  +  AS

One Response to “Beelzebub 1102”

  1. Simon Harris says:

    Crikey. I take my hat off to you for this one. I got absolutely nowhere this week, so it’s a good job it wasn’t my turn! Definitely the hardest Beelzebub I can remember.

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