Sunday, 24 January 2016

Special, Sunday 24 Jan 2016, Spritzer


Three answers per commenter (annotations compulsory) till 6 PM
Please provide all your answers in one comment


ACROSS
1   Odds and ends from rubbish in vessel (6)
5   Enticers writhing, quietly (2,6)
9   Sprint around outward for paraphernalia (8)
10 Property lost in surreal tycoon (6)
11 Major gangster keeping child for sum (5,5)
12 Friends return thump (4)
13 Recital 21? Perfect! (8)
16 "Look!" "Dome!" (6)
17 Perfect edge to Pakistan's chief (6)
19 Working errands around Oriental cans? (4-4)
21 Idle around bistro (4)
22 Six or half a dozen? (3,3,4)
25 Relax! Attention? On the contrary (2,4)
26  "How?", said in mock 21 (8)
27 Acquired, evaluated and replaced ship with two-hundred (8)
28 Betters rollerblader from head-to-toe (6)

DOWN
2   Seat in each airplane (5)
3   Notice fellow's accessory (3-2)
4   Alarm rattles erratically (7)
5   Clumsily work with model after almost 9 (7)
6   Almost certain and unnecessary (7)
7   Notebook, perhaps, from girlfriend after first coffee? (9)
8   Ten dancer's frolicked and captivated (9)
14 Person who fits great with one learner - irrational, not quite perfect? (9)
15 Complex interactions created without numbers (9)
18 Soft coats for sportsmen (7)
19 Rising story in Communist kindred (7)
20 A threat written inside? (2,5)
23 Hold equity (5)
24 Shirt off, Mr. Scrooge (5)

Across Lite version can be accessed at SPRITZER 4

Enjoy.

33 comments:

  1. 23D Hold equity (5)STOCK (DD)
    20 D A threat written inside? (2,5)AT HEART*
    19 D Rising story in Communist kindred (7)RE (LATE<-)D

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    1. CORRECTION IN ANNO FOR 19D R (ELAT<-) ED

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  2. 3 down: ADD ON-- notice- Ad fellow - DON

    4 down: STARTLE-alarm- startle anagram of rattles


    at first sight, seems SPRITZER was out of spritz as the clues are very simple
    2 down: CHAIR-seat . each airplane- container chair

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  3. 11A: GRANDTOTAL: TOT in GRAND +AL
    3D: ADD ON: (AD)(DON)
    4D:STARTLE: (RATTLES)*

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    1. Making up for 3D & 4D as solved by RU:
      6D: SURPLUS: SUR(-E)(PLUS)
      10A:REALTY (T)

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  4. 1A: SCRAPS {S}{CRAP}{S}
    15D: INTRICATE (INTERACTIONS -NOS)*
    24D: MISER {MISTER -T (shirt off)}

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  5. BreWITy is the soul of this spirited Spritzer's 23 down !!

    Enjoyed this short and sweet word safari !!

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  6. 12 SLAP <-
    22 ALL THE SAME (C)
    28 TAKERS (SKATER)*

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  7. 19Ac Working errands around Oriental cans? (4-4) REAR ENDS {ERRANDS+E}* Def : Cans = Buttocks
    25Ac Relax! Attention? On the contrary (2,4) AT EASE Opposite of 'Attention' in drill/parade etc
    8Dn Ten dancer's frolicked and captivated (9) ENTRANCED {TEN DANCERS}*

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  8. 21A DELI -Anagram of Idle
    13A DELI VERY
    26A {TEA, {HOU(~how)}SE}

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  9. Actually 26 A is shown as a single word, which is fine.

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  10. Nice Clues all round...liked 24D,13A,14D....
    Simple & enjoyable...

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  11. 5A IN SECRET*
    27A A(+CC-ss)ESSED
    18D PLAYERS (P LAYERS)

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  12. 9A HARDWARE [ HAR (DWAR)E]
    17 A TIPTOP -(TIP-edge TO P akistan )
    18 D PLAYERS -P (soft) LAYERS (coats)

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  13. 7 down: C LASS MATE
    8 down: ENTRANCED*
    5 across: IN SECRET*

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  14. LEFTOVERS

    Across : 16 & 17

    Down : 5 & 14

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  15. 16A to read: "Look"(points)"Dome" (6)

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  16. 16A {SE}{ARCH}
    5D {(-n)INE}{P(T)LY} INEPTLY

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  17. 17 across: TIP TO P
    14 down: EPI(LEPTI)C anno incomplete.

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  18. thank you Spritzer for an enjoyable one.. :)

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