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Beelzebub 1128

Posted by Jed on October 9th, 2011

Jed.

As usual rich vocabulary and diverse clue styles… love the original word in 23d … grrrr

 

( )* = anagram       { }  =  omitted      < = reversed

Across

1 Breaking out, overturned old wall in prison?

ERUMPENT      MURE<  PENT

7  Covering bottom when rolling over

TARP      PRAT<

10 High card? Chap holds nothing

MANILLE      NIL in MALE

12 Be positive, or vacillate, without leadership

AVER      {H}AVER

13 University in difficulty: board backs producing subatomic particle

NEUTRETTO      U in NET   OTTER<

14 No water flowing back in geological period

AEON      (NO EA)<

17 Tree recoils, bent in storm

BRISTLECONE    (RECOILS BENT))*

18 Indicator of chap’s old school is wasted in Gordonstoun

HISTIE      HIS TIE

20 French are the same about copper coin supplanted by euro?

ESCUDO      CU  in  ES DO

21 Recalled a weapon involving German war machine

ENIGMA      G in MINE<  A

23 Independent setter’s in order expressing gnostic belief

OPHISM      PHI’S  in om

24 Tungsten in time implicated by those destroying Dutch scientist

VAN DER WAALS      (W in ERA)  in VANDALS

26 Charge about pound for bolt

FLEE    L in  FEE

29 They back engineers and scientists penning some lines

REVERSERS      VERSE in  RE  RS

30 I feel bad twisting bones

ILIA      I  AIL<

31 Skip counter manoeuvres

TROUNCE    COUNTER*

32 Scottish Herald  just switching sides?

LYON     ONLY moving L

33 Distance measurer certainly used by English in conflict

WAYWISER     (YWIS + E) in WAR

Down

1 Female student spurning proposition

EMMA      {L}EMMA

2 Fashionable man’s inclination to roam

RAKE   triple definition

3 Nasty rough inns depriving travellers of rides

UNHORSING      (ROUGH INNS)*

4 Testing with hammers? Trees simply ruined

PLESSIMETRY     (TREES SIMPLY)*

5 Explain ditching more than half of cider: pure liquid required

ELUATE      ELU{CID}ATE

6 Online story possibly lacking a sting…

NETTLE      NET T(A}LE

7…story in audio identifying Chinese money

TAEL       homophone

8 Dampens radicals, bringing in barrel

RETUNDS      TUN in REDS

9 Genetic expression of memory in a fruit

PROTEOME      ROTE in POME

11 Parrots were mistaken for another bird

TREESPARROW      (PARROTS WERE)*

15 Favours dipping pipe , without question, in broth

BOUILLONS      {Q}UILL in BOONS

16 Kid always catching endless cold? On the contrary

CHEVERIL      EVER in CHIL{L}

19 Any line may be scribbled without content

INANELY      (ANY LINE)*

22 Nobleman shaved a bristle

ARISTA      ARIST{O} A

23 Old King leaves sanctuary, showing wisdom?

OWLERY      {GR}OWLERY      a retreat for times of ill humour

25 Produce lambs, certainly not overlooking last two

YEAN       YE{S} AN{T}

27 Behold executive committee also getting a boost?

ECCE        EC EC<

28 Some bore getting up?

EGER      boRE GEtting<

One Response to “Beelzebub 1128”

  1. nmsindy says:

    Thanks, Jed, and Beelzebub. I read 25D just slightly differently as YEA (certainly) N(ot) ie overlooking the last two (letters)

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