Sunday, 8 February 2015

No 2827, Sunday 08 Feb 2015


ACROSS
1   Not allowed to, carrying sailor over (5) TABOO {T{AB}O}{O}
4   Lady's blouse - Georgia's blue one (9) GARIBALDI {GA}{RIBALD}{1}
9   Racehorse I'm on in training, whatever the weather (4,4,2,5) COME RAIN OR SHINE*
10 Salt in tum sickened? Here's a tonic (9) STIMULANT*
11 Open to view? About time (5) OVERT {OVER}{T}
12 Old boy's solution, not easily understood (7) OBSCURE {OB'S}{CURE}
14 Responded concerning new cadet (7) REACTED {RE}{CADET*}
16 One who has wrecked aerodynamic device (7) SPOILER [DD]
18 Child with a broad smile causes annoyance (7) CHAGRIN {CH}{A}{GRIN}
19 Composer drowned in Poole Harbour (5) LEHAR [T]
20 What ex-soldier may have worn in mass rally - black fill the bill? (5,4) DEMOB SUIT {DEMO}{B} {SUIT}
22 Play a song written by Chuck Berry (3,5,3,4) YOU NEVER CAN TELL [DD] Thanks to Google
23 Article located involved storytelling (9) ANECDOTAL {AN}{LOCATED*}
24 Hot and exceptionally dry round health spa (5) HYDRO {H}{DRY*}{O}

DOWN
1   Gathers, before socials, in more than one place selling confectionery (4,5) TUCK SHOPS {TUCK S}{HOPS}
2   Film young child? No, not visible (5) BAMBI BAMBIno Yesterday we met Dumbo from Disneyland
3   Novel ruled out - unfair, poor marks having been received (3,6,6) OUR MUTUAL FRIEND {RULED OUT}*+{UNFAIR}* over M
4   Frown from stern master (7) GRIMACE {GRIM}{ACE}
5   One may crow, duck being in list (7) ROOSTER {RO{O}STER}
6   What one must make do with if most of bananas are rotten? (4,2,1,3,5) BEST OF A BAD BUNCH [CD]
7   City in Crete lies devastated (9) LEICESTER*
8   That is part of bride's trousseau (2,3) ID EST [T]
13 Igloo shown, destroyed by river (4,5) SNOW HOUSE {SNOW H*}{OUSE}
15 Sculptor on a broadcast in celebration (9) DONATELLO {D{ON}{A}{TELL}O}
17 Lamb, for example, reportedly studied answer (3,4) RED MEAT (~read){RED} {MEAT}(~meet)
18 Funny, Colonel drinking mineral (7) COMICAL {CO{MICA}L} It's not funny! I'll be drinking Vodka at Noon today and not mineral !!
19 Song lyric by the French female (5) LAYLA {LAY}{LA}

21 Knock over raised object (5) UPEND {UP}{END}

GRID

2 comments:

  1. 18 Funny, Colonel drinking mineral (7) COMICAL {CO{MICA}L} It's not funny! I'll be drinking Vodka at Noon today and not mineral !!

    Cheers! :)

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  2. Thanks, Sir. Enjoyed Eric Clapton's "LAYLA"

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