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Beelzebub 1116

Posted by Jed on July 17th, 2011

Jed.

Splendid smorgasbord of diverse clues

 

ACROSS

1 Job with difficulty put on at end    POSTFIX POST FIX

6 Rebel leader beginning to trash bank when retreating    TYLER T RELY<

11 Shock reversal in market restricting university area    TRAUMA U in MART< A

12 Standard treatment of tooth with rum for oral problem    PARROTMOUTH PAR + (TOOTH RUM)*

13 American agreed about English being once estranged    ALIENED E in ALINED

14 Those, according to Macbeth, taking name from Macbeth    THAE THA[n]E

15 Preferred lorries moving light fittings    ELECTROLIERS ELECT (LORRIES)*

18 Coat is returned mostly damaged    SIMARRE IS< MARRE[d]

20 Startle, possibly, or startles    RATTLES (STARTLE)*

22 Part of speech having points taken on board by one Director having too much work    OVERBURDENED VERB  URDE  in  ONE D

24 African cash windfall we invested? Only some    LWEI windfal[L WE I]nvested

25 Caliph interrupting blunt believer in false god    BAALITE ALI  in BATE

27 C-cram i Tunes with changes in Armin van Buuren download maybe    TRANCE MUSIC (C CRAM I TUNES)*

28 Cathedral city, one shunning authorisation  from Bishop and Queen    EXETER EXE[a]T ER

29 Old tales are desperately cut down    REDES aRE DESperately

30 Show disapproval of German eleven? Local’s in good form    HISSELF HISS ELF in Chambers this is dialect form of himself

DOWN

1 Insect forms turned up without colour, without life initially    PUPAE UP< PA[l]E

2 Practically ignoring millions in speech    ORALLY [m]ORALLY

3 Rubber cushion used in naughty recreations    TYRE naughTY REcreations

4 What are covered by a lot of floral bonnets, possibly    FRONTAL BONES (FLORA[l] BONNETS)*  part of cranium

5 Current businessmen ultimately succinct between themselves    INTER SE I businessmeN TERSE

6 Play game  smartly with model moves    TROLL-MY-DAMES (SMARTLY MODEL)*   a game like bagatelle

7 I stay excited, having concealed gold in tropical plants    YAUTIAS AU in (I STAY)*

8 Protestant system ruins hamlet in Reformation    LUTHERANISM (RUINS HAMLET)*

9 Pharaoh’s statue’s head found amongst nettles    RAMESES S in RAMEES

10 Soldiers and I came in round back of castle, having covered rough terrain    ORIENTEERED OR I [castl]E in ENTERED

16 Book’s binding’s gross story swathed in gold    GROLIER GR LIE in OR

17 River I observed in territory covered in furrows    STRIATE R I in STATE

19 Lessons of history elevated in couple from Mediterranean country    ISRAELI LEARS< in II

21 France recently upset about one of ambassadors    FETIAL F I in LATE<

23 Was confronted with overturned drink    DECAF FACED<

26 Seductions not right, producing venereal disease    LUES LU[r]ES

 

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

 

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