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Beelzebub 1130

Posted by Jed on October 23rd, 2011

Jed.

A smooth and enjoyable ride this week

 

dd = double definition      ( )* = anagram      { } = omit      < = reverse

 

ACROSS

1 Start to make mistake? Fine

GO OFF      GOOF + F    (should have read 2 words)

5 Local to walk awkwardly, namely a slowish pace

SCAMBLE      SC AMBLE    (sc is for scilicet = namely)

11 Grandfather’s benefit one cut

AVAL      AVA{I}L

12 Faced with stone, variety of shale looking heated

ASHLERED      (SHALE)* RED

13 The others have no work for now

REST    dd

15 A Conservative in Government delivering top service

ACING      A C IN G

16 What French Queen suggested – spirit in front of revolutionary

BRIOCHE      BRIO CHE      (“let them eat cake”)

18 Warder, busy chap hot out of condition

BEEFEATER      BEE FEAT{H}ER

20 Covering with hard substance incorporated decay

INCRUSTING      RUST in ICING

23 Crazed zealots unknown in framework of religious education reformer

PESTALOZZI      (ZEALOTS)* in PI

24 Paratroopers cleared up bad actions

RED DEVILS      REDD EVILS

28 In East End unpretentious work’s offering all you need?

ONE-STOP      {H}ONEST OP

29 Murderer decapitated in bed

LAYER      {S}LAYER

30 Gross magazine’s closing – here’s final issue

FATE      FAT  {magazin}E

31 Writer hazards shunning church impositions

PENANCES     PEN {CH}ANCES

32 Hard bits in lamb

GRIT  dd

33 Composer accepting second gift at the outset

HANDSEL     S in HANDEL

34 Preferred railway etc to run

ELECT      EL (ETC)*

 

DOWN

1 Fashion news from Sydney uproar no longer

GARBOIL      GARB  OIL

2 Like long socks, never OK if twisted over end of espadrille

OVERKNEE      (NEVER OK E)*

3 Nothing unaltered in place of pleasure

OASIS      O AS IS

4 Distant church employs comediennes

FARCEUSES      FAR  CE  USES

6 Face this manoeuvering having secured elected leaders

CHIEFTAINS       IN in (FACE THIS)*

7 Much visited place erected working construction system

MECCANO      MECCA  ON<

8 King held in important prison

BRIG      R in BIG

9 Termination applied to student grant

LEND      L END

10 Garden tool used in hedge regulation

EDGER      hEDGE Regulation

14 Is French verse presented in superior deep tone?

CHEST VOICE      (EST V) in CHOICE

17 Have English engaged in bad treatment, doing forFrench lamp?

VEILLEUSE      ‘VE +  E in ILLUSE

19 Suffering local epidemic, affected zone quickly picked up

ENZOOTIC      (ZONE)*  CITO<

21 Study includes old character, character in Holmes”s story

REDHEAD      EDH in READ  ‘The Red-Headed League” ACD

22 Composer’s big band reaching end of concert

TIPPETT      TIPPET T

24 Vaughan Williams,say, showing cheer about recording

RALPH      LP in RAH

25 Famous actor’s eccentricity to be very obvious

STARE      STAR E

26 Good articles about Earth, personified thus?

GAEA      G  E in AA

27 Extremes of lousy navigation shown by woman

LYNN      LousY NavigatioN

 

One Response to “Beelzebub 1130”

  1. Colin Foster says:

    I won this one!!

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