Posted by ilancaron on May 7th, 2011
1 A(FT)ERCLAP – ft in palace*
8 SMA[shed] – Scots small
11 G(RAP)O – was unfamiliar with this particular group of left-wing terrorists http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_of_October_Anti-Fascist_Resistance_Groups
12 R(EDRO)OT – redo* in rot. A plant, indeed Ceanothus
13 R(IBOS)E – Ibos (remember the Biafran war?) in [b]RE[w]
14 CO(R)OT – ref. the painter. [a]r[t] in coot=silly
16 K(IM,ON)O – “I’m on”=”you can include me” in KO=knockout=stunner
17 NO(MOTHE[r])TES – lawgiver though seems like should be plural (lost my Chambers so…) — rest of wordplay? Chambers says this is singular as well and mother=scum. Hmm…
19 NERONIAN – comp. anag. (NERONIAN, rig)* = (an iron reign)*
21 GEROPIGA – a near port, usually spelt jeropiga it seems. Wordplay? pig (Orwell’s) replaces N=navy in Gerona (Spain). Thanks Chris!
25 EMBROIDERY – the competition clue
26 NO MORE – dead. wordplay? rev(Rom) in rev(eon) — thanks Wil.
29 G(R)ONE – archaic groan. R=medieval Roman numeral 80.
30 ENVOYS – V in (yes,no)* where ENVOY is the “concluding part of a poem…”. Thanks Chris!
31 ENVIO,U,S – ovine* and I think U/S is unserviceable? if not, it should be!
32 TO,TEM[plate] – thanks Chris. Again.
33 RUE – groan (see 29). Ref. Je ne regrette rien.
34 CEL(TIBER)I[bate] – Iberian Celts! – another contribution from Chris.
2 FRI(JOL)E[d] – JOL is a S. African party and beans indeed are fried often so holds together well.
3 TABI – (a bit)*, socks. From Japan.
4 ROST[rum] – archaic roast thus traditional. And rostrum is beak.
5 C(REC)HE – Ref. CHE, he of the t-shirt.
6 LEAKE,R – (a keel)*
7 PRO(MEN,A)DE – yes, a college dance (probably Brit speak). (men,a=area) in roped*
8 SOROS,IS – ref. George SOROS
9 MOO,NY – low=moo (for cows).
10 ATTORNEYISM – (is rotten, may)*
11 GRENZGANGER - Cold War era wall-crosser. Wordplay? gr(e(NZ)g)anger — again thanks Wil! Ref. Wellington, NZ and ref. “a lodger of the order of Patrons of Husbandry (US)”.
18 P,REMOVE – prompt to action and remove is also intermediate class.
20 A,RR,AYER – Right Reverend = bishop and A.J. AYER is our philospher.
22 IREFU,L – (furie[s])*
23 GO WEST — (well) hidden and also means to die (thus snuff out)
24 CORN,U[p] – old hat as in trite = corn and CORNU is horny which a goat (butter!) is.
27 ANTI[c] – from Chris again.
28 BOTE=”boat” – tender is an example thereof and BOTE is “compensation for injury…”. Ditto.