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Azed 2040 – Take Two

Posted by Gaufrid on July 10th, 2011

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Across
1 ATELIER On my plough, cut chunks of bread and cheese (7)
    On my plate lie rough cut chunks of bread and cheese
7 INTI It’s important to game that we quicken the pace (4)
    It’s important to gain time that we quicken the pace
10 UNAMERCED Can you afford to resand a second car? (9)
    Can you afford to run a Mercedes and a second car?
11 EECHS Using old methods a doctor studies specimens – his luck’s out (5)
    Using old methods a doctor studies specimens his leech sucks out
12 LAISSE Is our local, Pat, to close with dwindling support for hops? (6)
    Is our local palais set to close with dwindling support for hops?
14 NEONATAL I haven’t seen the whole group but there was OK show last night (8)
    I haven’t seen the whole group but there was one on a talk show last night
15 TIPI It’s most important which back to play with (4)
    It’s most important which bat I pick to play with
17 ENTERAL Memories of earlier mistakes return to give the repast sense of shame (7)
    Memories of earlier mistakes return to give the repenter a last sense of shame
18 PERFORATE I often read through the sport’s past performance (9)
    I often read through the sports paper for a test performance
21 AVERROIST Ales getting drunk after exams but school turns a blind eye (9)
    A leaver roists getting drunk after exams but school turns a blind eye
23 WESTLIN Does the pithiest poet make the most of the fees? (7)
    Does the pithiest poet make the most of the fewest lines?
25 MIRA As mystics go I’d place him well up in the swanking! (4)
    As mystics go I’d place him well up in the swami ranking!
27 ANDERSON A billy found in Dutch waters (8)
    A bilander’s only found in Dutch waters
29 ASSENT Katharina is that feisty, lamed by Petruchio (6)
    Katharina is that feisty lass entamed by Petruchio
30 RUMBA Striving for an audience, an orator in the middle of the fowls (5)
    Striving for an audience, an orator in the middle of the forum bawls
31 TEA TASTER The angry captain cautioned his first man dressing down (9, 2 words)
    The angry captain cautioned his first mate at a stern dressing down
32 ESDA His voice may be heard in English homily (4)
    His voice may be heard in English homes daily
33 MEDALET The last in the series filtered group of academics at work (7)
    The last in the series filmed a lettered group of academics at work
Down
1 AMENTIA Unmoved by alms, Tony faced withholding charity (7)
    Unmoved by a lament I am stony faced withholding charity
2 TWEE Could others make a better fist of things than the selected? (4)
    Could others make a better fist of things than the set we elected?
3 ENCOPRESIS In face of angry mobs I’ve never set urge to wield a baton (10)
    In face of angry mobs I’ve never seen cop resist urge to wield a baton
4 INSANER Trivial malfunctioning in a computer pad, maybe (7)
    Trivial malfunctioning in a computer pains a nerd, maybe
*5 EASTER Christian festival (6)
6 DEALT Why is the Brie ring her ensemble for the ceremony? (5)
    Why is the bride altering her ensemble for the ceremony?
7 IRID I love knitting, especially gloves – this paid for my wife’s birthday (4)
    I love knitting, especially gloves – this pair I did for my wife’s birthday
8 TESTATOR Earlier elections gave us Labour MPs but after the layman prevailed (8)
    Earlier elections gave us Labour MPs but after the latest a Tory man prevailed
9 IDEAL A poor recent record has meant my supporting the sot less (5)
    A poor recent record has meant my supporting the side a lot less
13 STRABISMAL In India after the bet is in plentiful supply (10)
    In India after the best rabis malt is in plentiful supply
16 INVERSES ‘In’ latex was clearly a subject far from taboo in Rome (8)
    In Latin verse sex was clearly a subject far from taboo in Rome
19 OSIERED Might Oscar ever have preferred his image of brawn? (7)
    Might Oscar ever have preferred his image of Bosie redrawn?
20 EMANANT For an obliquity may reveal his title’s origins (7)
    For a nobleman antiquity may reveal his title’s origins
22 INDITE You have a dog, do you? Mating whatever it fancies? (6)
    You have a dog, do you? Mind it eating whatever it fancies?
23 WRATE You’ll find many lionized in life nod lower (5)
    You’ll find many lionized in life now rated lower
24 LANAI It can be unbearably painful to pull out (5)
    It can be unbearably painful to pull a nail out
26 KETA Before a banquet host’s listing wines to be served (4)
    Before a banquet hosts like tasting wines to be served
28 OBOE If it’s there on offer, you’l always see a hat free of charge (4)
    If it’s there on offer, you’l always see a hobo eat free of charge