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Beelzebub 1158

Posted by Jed on May 18th, 2012

Jed.

Excellent. Long perimeter clues particularly nifty and the device used in 18a is classic

 

 

 

 

ACROSS

1 Computer equipment dances behind tug TRACKERBALLS

tug TRACKER dances BALLS

11 The French put in ermine, say, on ornament FLEURON ornament

LE in FUR ON

12 Elizabethan household that is appended to servants around one MEINIE (Shakespeare)  that is IE after I in MEN

13 Forest worker receiving nothing for one part of message ROGER

forest worker RANGER with AN replaced by O nothing

14 Sniffer, veined? Not very E-NOSE electronic detector

veined VENOSE minus V

15 Surprised cry after reduction of threat in orbital point PERIGEE

PERI[L] GEE

16 Recalled memory about one Northern child MINOR I N in  ROM<

18 18 letters – tremendous – backing it, a new cholesterol control

ATORVASTATIN drug 18 letters A to R VAST ITA< N clever

20 Borders of Latin nations etc possibly display some CONTINENTALS

borders of Latin (LN NATIONS ETC)*

24 First stages of Jaipur holiday prepared with some Indian music JHALA

Jaipur holiday first letters JH prepared (cooking) A LA

26 “To venerate’ is enshrined in one fan ICONISE

IS in I CONE one fan

27 Irish sage very attached to the jar OLLAV learned man

jar OLLA V

28 Lad about to back losers? NONOS (SON ON)<

29 Pass through poverty in abandoning job NEEDLE pass through

poverty NEED in from LINE

30 Gas worried baby NEONATE baby NEON gas ATE worried

31 Holmes’ woman’s found amongst toffs in London theatre

SADLERS WELLS Irene ADLERS in SWELLS

DOWN

1 The cinema is surprisingly raking in millions from  SF staples

millions M in (THE CINEMA IS)*    TIME MACHINES

2 Charged particle soon carrying current ANION  I in ANON

3 Palace staff losing heart about working with second Queen’s partner

ON working S second in CO[U]RT    CONSORT Queen’s partner

4 Begonia transplanted may be pleasant here ELEPHANT’S EAR

(PLEASANT HERE)*

5 Discharges related land rights RELEASEMENTS

related REL land rights EASEMENTS

6 Bribe securing expensive car with lots of cases BURRY (having seed cases)

Rolls Royce RR in bribe BUY

7 Dry retaining nothing like the cuckoo pint AROID arum like

O in ARID

8 Stake pound on horse around Tadcaster initially LOGGAT stake

pound L on O horse GG around A T[adcaster]

9 More than one software item conceals claims SCREENSAVERS

SCREENS  AVERS claims

10 One’s taken in by man or father rarely GENITOR father

I in GENT OR

17 Unusual old brew  – sick, with trapped wind? On the contrary

GILL ALE infusion of ground ivy ILL in GALE

21 Nobody Dutch failed to copy Englishmen NOONED  mad dogs and …

nobody NO ONE Dutch D

22 Thurso boys upset this Scottish wimp SNOOL LOONS<

23 Limits to submission in rival legal district VISNE district

S[ubmissio]N in VIE rival

25 Everyone’s about to render organic compound ALDOL aldehyde alcohol

render DO in everyone ALL

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

 

One Response to “Beelzebub 1158”

  1. Dormouse says:

    As a former computer programmer who reads SF and has often gone to Sadler’s Wells, the perimeter answers appealed to me. Had trouble with 6d, though, thinking it might be BURRS.

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