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Posted by Simon Harris on December 23rd, 2012

Simon Harris.

A pretty tough week, though everything fell into place in the end. I think I’ve explained everything, but must admit that Chambers got quite a thumbing whilst blogging!

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

Across
1 ENCAMPED – [battl]E + NC + AMPED.
7 MILD – (L in DIM)<.
10 ARMOURER – (R in AMOUR) + ER.
11 INARTICULATE – (IRATE LUNATIC)*.
12 L-PLATES – P in (SET + ALL)<.
13 LEILA – (I.E. in ALL)<.
14 HOWDY – HOWDY[do].
18 STORABLE – OR in STABLE.
19 RAILERY – RAIL + LE[e]RY.
21 CULLY – CULL + Y.
23 SEPAL – P[hotographer] in SEAL.
24 PHARAOH – (A + RA) in PHOH.
26 PLENIPOTENCEP + (POT in LENIENCE).
27 ERRINGLY – RING in E[a]RLY.
28 XOSA – (A + SOX)<.
29 SYMPLAST – (M in SPY*) + LAST.
Down
1 EVIL – LIVE<.
2 NON-POLAR – (P in (NO + NO)) + LAR.
3 COALWHIPPERC + (W + OIL PERHAPS)*.
4 ADRAD – AD + R + AD.
5 PRIESTED – PRIES + Father TED.
6 DOULO – DO + U + LO.
7 MULETAS – (MALE SU[i]T)*.
8 IRAIMBILANJA – [trade]R in (NAMIBIA JAIL)*. The currency of Madagascar.
9 DREAMERYAMER in DREY.
14 HARUSPEX – (US in HARP) + EX.
15 BORNHOLM – BORN + HOLM.
16 ELFLOCKS – FLOCK in Ernie ELS.
17 ALBANIA – A + L + BANIA.
20 BLINSN in BLIS[s].
22 UREAL – U[n]REAL.
25 HEAT – [w]HEAT.

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