Sunday, 8 May 2016

The Sunday Crossword (2892), Sunday 08 May 2016


ACROSS
1   Sit next to former partner in show (6) EXPOSE {EX}{POSE}
4   Outlaw, almost docile, is chicken (6) BANTAM {BAN}{TAMe}
10 Regret harsh tune played for primitive folk (6-9) HUNTER GATHERERS*
11 Rabble repeated phrase with force, receiving service (4-4) RIFF-RAFF {RIFF}-{RAF}{F}
12 Revolutionary work gathered pace (5) TEMPO {TEM}{PO}<=
14 Dislike eating seconds in hurry (5) HASTE {HA{S}TE}
15 Incisive tips from tipster with charm (9) TRENCHANT {Ti...eR}{ENCHANT}
17 Wild group, number inhabiting trailer? (9) ABANDONED {A{BAND}{ONE}D}
20 Fielder, mind wandering, catching nothing (3-2) MID-ON {MID-{O}N*}
21 Be resistant to pressure during dance (5) REPEL {RE{P}EL}
23 Crumbs cleared by old cleaner finally in passage (8) CORRIDOR {COR}{RID}{O}{c...eR}
25 Fraud with ton in secret stack (10,5) CONFIDENCE TRICK {CONFIDENCE} {T}{RICK}
26 Store of food some shared, rallying round (6) LARDER [T<=]
27 Stage complete story (6) LEGEND {LEG}{END}

DOWN
1   Repeat part of speech once (4) ECHO [T]
2   Device used by writer to make a point (6,9) PENCIL SHARPENER [CD]
3   City's defence full of energy, very loud (9) SHEFFIELD {SH{E}{FF}IELD}
5   Expert answer with endless profundity (5) ADEPT {A}{DEPTh}
6   Dynamic duo lethal in same film (6,3,6) THELMA AND LOUISE*
7   Pro within minutes resolved trouble (10) MISFORTUNE {MIS{FOR}TUNE*}
8   Horrified husband in story turning up on time (6) AGHAST {AG{H}AS<=}{T}
9   Hold back stone weapon, dropping resistance (6) STIFLE {ST}{rIFLE}
13 Dramatic act the liar arranged (10) THEATRICAL*
16 Carry out peg and board (9) COMMITTEE {COMMIT}{TEE}
18 Steal Spanish article and coin (6) NICKEL {NICK}{EL}
19 Immediate order (6) DIRECT [DD]
22 Knowledge about island in river (5) LOIRE {LO{I}RE}
24 Small child's slide (4) SKID {S}{KID}

GRID

7 comments:

  1. Neither easy nor difficult. Liked this samosa!

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  2. Mohsin's early morning comments on yesterdays CW, needs answers

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    1. The answers have been provided under the relevant thread which can be reached by using the link in the side bar at left.

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  3. Special at 10:30 is the CW used in the final round at the IIT(M) Crossword open

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  4. Good crossie, simple and easy.

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  5. Good one today. Recovered from depression suffered yesterday at the hands of the wily xChequer.

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