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Beelzebub 1122

Posted by Jed on August 28th, 2011

Jed.

Could not have got poet at 23a without recourse to google. Indian word in 3d is spelt differently in Chambers. 8d was a very hard nut to crack.

 

ACROSS

4  Bard’s not often displayed in Welsh (don’s translated)

SELDSHOWN    (WELSH DONS)*

12 Male brought in gin for prostitute

TRAMP    M in TRAP

13 African tree I accepted, used in stimulant

KIAAT    (I A) in KAT   kat, khat or qat is shrub with leaves which act as stimulant

14 Sculptures initially found in banks

RELIEFS    F in RELIES

15 No special vivacity shown by racehorse

ARKLE    {sp}ARKLE

16 Expression of joy during Spain and Holland’s theatrical Ring?

ENWHEEL    WHEE in E (Espana) and NL (Netherlands)

18 Last remark? About time

STAY    T in SAY

19 Tolerate most of tree having dead interior

ABIDE    D in ABIE{s}    Abies genus of true firs

20 Subdued tailoring of folded pleats

SOFT-PEDALLED    (FOLDED PLEATS)*

23 US poet disrupted entire flight

FERLINGHETTA    (ENTIRE FLIGHT)*

24 Section of sculpture I constructed of waste

UREIC    scuptURE I Constructed

27 One Pacific nation accepting European girl from Spain

INEZ    E in I NZ   (New Zealand)

31 Send out sea creature tail first

EMANATE    MANATEE last letter moved to front

32 Shock about dog’s tail exhibiting this?

MANGE    G in MANE

33 Particle responsible for temperature in body cell

NEUTRON    T in NEURON

34 Handle old stories about Tesla adding a twist

STEIL    T in LIES<

35 Nationalists upset English, providing Edinburgh Rock

STANE    NATS< E   Scottish for stone

36 Explosive material in US: bit of tension in fellow following arms treaty

SALTPETER    T in PEER after SALT   acronym Strategic Arms Limitation Talks

DOWN

1 Fluster at sea around ship may be this

STRESSFUL    SS in (FLUSTER)*

2 Ancient drowned valley around river Tyne’s origin

DRENT    R in DEN T

3 Indian sweetmeat consumed in Chandigarh? Always

HALWA    chandigarH ALWAys    different spelling in Chambers

5 Weapons in European waters

EPEES    E + PEES

6 Heavy punishment for student, one high on drug trapped by criminal

LIFE SENTENCE    L I  (SENT E) in FENCE

7 Change of position had disrupted golden times

DISLODGEMENT    D (GOLDEN TIMES)*

8 Trying ice, having no money for horse

SKAG       SKA{tin}G          horse = heroin

9 Greeting half-hearted crowd, ready for work

HIRABLE    HI RAB{b}LE

10 I walk to wood observing tree disease

OAK WILT    (I WALK TO)*   wood as anagram word? – suspect it should be work

11 Picked for Dundee United, bagging a goal finally

WALED    A {goa}L in WED    waled is Scottish for picked

17 Business need possibly involving editor being gaudily dressed

BEDIZENED    ED in BIZ (NEED)*

21 Frequency connected with optical unit turning up here

FRESNEL    FRE LENS<

22 Certain Alaskan bird circling heather

TLINGIT    LING in TIT   Native American people living in Alaska and British Columbia

25 Star releasing line after twirling  – this line?

RIATA     A{l}TAIR<

26 Prompt action around university

CAUSE    U in CASE

28 Fruit and resin brought up

NARAS    SARAN<

29 Suit seed to switch ends?

ETONS    STONE switching S and E

30 Certainly gathering bit of larch bark

YELP    L in YEP

( )* = anagram    { } = omit    < = reverse

One Response to “Beelzebub 1122”

  1. Conrad Cork says:

    Slight typo I think. 23 a is Ferlinghetti.

    The spelling of 3 down is variable because of transliteration, so nothing to worry about if Chambers has it differently. Think of how many ways there are to transliterate pilao rice!

    Thanks for the blog Jed.

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