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Posted by Simon Harris on September 30th, 2012

Simon Harris.

Apologies that this one seemed to fall through the cracks. Whilst interest may have passed, here it is for completeness.

*=anag, []=dropped, <=reversed, hom=homophone, cd=cryptic definition, dd=double definition.

Across
2 SYMMETRICAL – (MY + S)< + METRICAL.
10 KHEDA – K + HE+ DA.
11 SOOTH – SOOT + H.
13 YOGIN – GO< in YIN.
14 TAMARAU – TAMARA + U[pset].
15 WAGE – W + AGE[nda].
17 DIAPIRISM – ‘D + ((I + RIP)< in SIMA*).
18 TRANSPOSABLE – (A PERSONAL B[e]ST)*.
20 CONCHOLOGIST – SCHOOLING* in COT.
21 HOVELLING – [s]HOVELLING.
26 DOUG – U in DOG.
27 NONETTE – NO + NETTE[d].
28 ILLTH – [st]ILL TH[is].
29 GLEEK – G + LEEK.
30 SCATT – SCAT + T.
31 HORROR STORY – ORR + (HORS[e] + TORY).
Down
1 SKYWATCHING – (WACKY NIGHTS)*.
2 SHOAL – [fi]SH + O + A + L.
3 YEGGMAN – EGG in MANY*.
4 MANNISHLY – MANN IS H[o]LY.
5 EXTRAPOLATOR – EX + TRAP + (A TOOL)* + R.
6 TRAMPOLINERS – (MANLIER SPORT)*.
7 IOAN – I + (A in ON).
8 CORGI – R in (COG + I).
9 ATAPS – A + TAPS.
12 HUG-ME-TIGHTS – (G in HUM) + (T[rendy] in EIGHTS).
16 MISONEIST – (ONE IS) in MIST.
19 BIPOLAR – (I + LOP<) in BAR.
22 OVOLO – VOL in (O + O).
23 VINER – N in VIER.
24 TUTTY – dd.
25 JEER – JEE + R.

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