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Posted by Jed on July 3rd, 2011

Jed.

ACROSS

1 One close to Sun’s lawyers strands a reporter initially at sea

BARNARDS STAR BAR (STRANDS A R}*

10 Octahedral crystal, a chunk with end broken off

ALUM A LUM[p]

11 High pressure in most of ridge overturned volcanic debris

TEPHRA (HP in ARET[e])<

13 Aerodrome denied falling in pieces, after loosing plane’s tail

LANDING FIELD (D[e]NIED FALLING)*

14 Feeling warm beside fireplace

ATINGLE AT INGLE

15 Organic substance, apparently one almost obsolete

APIOL AP I OL[d]

18 Bullets etc cut down wild sheep

AMMO AMMO[n]

19 Left European country after working with grain vessel

LONGBOAT L GB after ON + OAT

20 Improved tirade though lacking force is unchallengeable

INERRANT [f]INER RANT

22 River is full without storms conclusion

TEES TEE[m]S

24 Wild cricket stroke – grass bent back – duck? Duck

YAHOO HAY<  O O

26 Girl having no right attending Greek colony

ELEANOR NO R after ELEA

28 Vehicles are reversing round one other, one in an inn

CARAVANSERAI A VAN in CARS ARE<  I

29 Quality in a drama’s primary. Shakespeare’s agreed

ATONED TONE in A D[rama]

30 United in following island’s demigod

LIMU LIM U

31 Vocal problem left many a gossip upset? (I should be right here)

LARYNGOSPASM (L MANY A GOSSIP)*  the I is replaced by R

DOWN

1 Like dodgy prophet’s book in style of one with dubious claim about it

BALAAMITICAL B ALA A IT in (CLAIM)*

2 Indian music accepted in acting circles

ALAAPS A in A LAPS

3 Mirror and tureen smashed? Explanation for crash

RUN-TIME ERROR (MIRROR TUREEN)*

4 One’s catty by nature

AKIN A KIN

5 Call staff about a way round city?

RINGROAD RING A in ROD

6 Prophet accepting fine Hebrew texts

SEFER F in SEER

7 How women celebrated reformation of their shampoo

THESMOPHORIA (THEIR SHAMPOO)*

8 Put deposit on quantity of ground, securing bit of land

ARLE L in ARE[a]

9 Isotope, one unusually hot otherwise concealed by Curies’ discovery

RADIOTHORIUM (I (HOT)* OR) in RADIUM

12 Artist showing unnatural craving – a tendency not curtailed

PICABIA French painter PICA BIA[s]

16 Instigator of row, Arab’s in sultanate

OARSMAN ARS in OMAN

17 Pub due to get involved with no part of libel case

INNUENDO INN (DUE NO)*

21 Soldiers tucking into punches and fruit drinks

JORAMS OR in JAMS (double definition)

23 Society still exhibiting a number of sins

SEVEN S EVEN

25 Information? Lawyer cheers

DATA DA TA

27 Venomous creatures go by, keeping head down

ASPS PASS  moving P

 

( )* = anagram    [ ] = omitted    < = reverse

 

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