Sunday, 31 July 2016

Special, Sunday 31 Jul 2016, Bruno


Three answers per commenter as usual till 6 PM (Annotations compulsory)
Please provide all your answers in one comment.


ACROSS
1   Society’s mostly wrong on colour (7)
5   After end of August, tulip bud requires replantation for growth (7)
9   Musical instrument cutting across genres (not gender however), is a valuable accessory (9)
10 Rhetoric of Le Pen was promoted (5)
11 God’s weapon-chest (6)
12 Only Max gets to date topless actor who could win an Oscar…  (7)
14 Its standard that neither partner’s male (4)
15 Man trapped in ice struggling to get top of head free (10)
19 Points of convergence of crude oil and relationships (10)
20 Policeman retired to pursue love of poetry (4)
22 Analyse old chemical (7)
25 Study of some atoms requires current infused sonic boom (6)
27 Flood empty dishwasher by yourself (5)
28 Driving on ice’s killing auditor (9)
29 Hesitates after date, having to sit uncomfortably around that girl (7)
30 Some of us after school left out literature (7)

DOWN
1   Study of American Social Security coverage (4)
2   Like a bird from a reef, flying around the far edge of land…  (9)
3   Craftsmen flourish endlessly, as society sinks to the bottom (6)
4   Needing to pay dues, nobody puts cross/blank/cut next to it (9)
5   Where Nancy Reagan stood as a poet? (5)
6   Disorder is no disorder except a mental disorder (8)
7   Older person’s annoyed with missing article & confused (5)
8   Taste of Peter’s character (10)
13 Loveless marriage was liable to be unmotivated (10)
16 Born to eat, starting to struggle with obesity in the middle and poverty (9)
17 Like caffeine, food colouring is one containing carbon (9)
18 Bond’s flirting, while taking top off (8)
21 Hero emerges from constant darkness (6)
23 Top of attic’s 10 feet high (5)
24 Relaxes as kids get time-out (5)
26 Encourages… or discourages? (4)

Across Lite version can be accessed at BRUNO 11

Enjoy.

31 comments:

  1. 24D Relaxes as kids get time-out (5)(T) EASES
    21D Hero emerges from constant darkness (6)K NIGHT
    29A Hesitates after date, having to sit uncomfortably around that girl (7)D (IT) HER (S)

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  2. 22A - EXAMINE {EX}{AMINE}
    25A - IONICS {I} in {SONIC}*
    27A - DROWN {D(-iswashe)R}{OWN}

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  3. 29A:DITHERS (D)+HER inside SIT*
    21D:(K)(NIGHT)
    24D:EASES (-T)EASES

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    1. What a coincidence!

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    2. Indeed & with network playing havoc unable to post my reply; last try
      13D:UNINTENDED UNI(-O)N+TENDED
      18D:(-D)ALLIANCE
      28A:SLEIGHING ~SLAYING

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  4. 1A : SAFFRON {S}{AFFRONt}
    11A : THORAX {THOR}{AX}
    2D : FEATHERED {A REEF}* around THE + lanD.

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  5. 17 down: ADDICTIVE- Food colouring-ADDITIVE+ C = for Carbon inide+ Addictive like caffeine.

    14 across: NORM= standard -neither = NOR+M for male.

    26 down: EGGS- engourages or Discourages= Eggs on the face

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  6. It seems that BRUNO is browning off every one in brine water ? Ver few hits? Tough and very interesting crossie .no doubt ! Bravo, Bruno !

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  7. 15A E(MAN)CI*PATE
    16D NEE DINE S S
    30A S (-l)ETTERS

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  8. 5A After end of August, tulip bud requires replantation for growth (7) BUILDUP* -t
    4D Needing to pay dues, nobody puts cross/blank/cut next to it (9) NONE X EXEMPt
    6D Disorder is no disorder except a mental disorder (8) (INSO*) MaNIA

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    1. I put 4D as
      NONEXEMPT (NONE)(X){EMPT(-y)}

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    2. Correct. That's a typo from me.

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  9. 7D- (Annoyed- ED)*- DOYEN
    I am annoyed I have missed most of it. Hence could get only one. Now try for more.

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    1. Small correction needed in the anno please!

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    2. Yes MB. Thank you. It should read (Annoyed- AN)*

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  10. 8D- P(eter) reference- Def.Taste

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  11. My third and last-
    20A- Odic- love of poetry
    Policeman returning DIC=<
    Love- O

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  12. Yet to be solved

    Across - 9, 10, 12, 19

    Down - 1, 3, 5, 23

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  13. 9Ac : SHARPENER HARP in {GENRES-G}*
    10Ac : STYLE {PEN = STY before LE}
    19Ac : NODALITIES {OIL AND}*{TIES}

    1Dn : SUSS {S}{US}{S}
    3Dn : ROPERS {PROSPER ..delete first P and shift s down}
    5Dn : BYRON [DD]
    23dn : ALOFT {A..ic}{LO}{FT}

    12Ac : NOMINEE Anno :)

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  14. For Nominee I could parse upto
    Only Max= No Min
    Max as in Maximum..false capital

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  15. This is a rare occurence..8 of the clues unsolved till alloted time..one anno still pending

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  16. Only Max = NO MIN
    to date = SEE
    topless = (-s)EE
    actor who could win Oscar = {NO}{MIN}{(-s)EE} = NOMINEE

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  17. Thank you Bruno

    Reminding others to send in entries for the Sunday specials as my stock is empty

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  18. Byron.. very nice clue :)

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