Saturday, 8 August 2009

No 9606, Saturday, 08 Aug 09, M.Manna

Some of today's solutions are the setters answers so don't ask for explanations from me!
ACROSS
1 - Influences personal property (7) - EFFECTS [DD]
5 - A number agreed to correction, being humble (7) - {D}{EGRADE}
9 - She can appear as a lion (5) - ILONA*
10 - Why one doesn’t give the sack to the bad cleaner? (9) - {TO}{LERANCE*}
11 - Lament possibly, the passed on authority to another (6) - MANTLE*
12 - Couple of hundred English taken in by fools, find ways for admission (8) - A{CC}{E}SSES
14 - Make a deal to stand a drink (5) - TREAT [DD]
15 - Disappearance of water maybe in a cloud of steam (9) - EVAPORATE [E]
18 - It had gone off in the angler’s basket (6,3) - C{ONGE*}R EEL
20 - Frame for the artist (5) - EASEL [E]
22 - Critical remarks by many men may cost orderliness (8) - CO{M}{MEN}TS*
24 - Run an engine without it doing work (6) - IDLING [E]
26 - Places of work. Orders are sent in (9) - TANNERIES*
27 - Statement of account given to French girl on time (5) - {AUDI}{T}
28 - He held son for a change (7) - SHELDON*
29 - None dug around to find the underground cell (7) - DUNGEON*
DOWN
1 - Puzzling, freak giant mice (9) - ENIGMATIC*
2 - Move impatiently around to con fuel (7) - FLOUNCE*
3 - Girl dispenses hot claret (9) - CHARLOTTE*
4 - An area set apart for a building (4) - SITE [E]
5 - Pleasant Democrat likely to be voted in (10) - {D}{ELECTABLE}
6 - George falls without direction into a ravine (5) - GORGE(-e)*
7 - Forgetting a name is bizarre (7) - AMNESIA*
8 - Narrow odds from seven (5) - EVENS*
13 - Walker is not inspired (10) - PEDESTRIAN [DD]
16 - Having been too attracted by things to spend money on? (9) - {OVER}{DRAWN} [E]
17 - Give information going round in the glen (9) - ENLIGHTEN*
19 - One Scotsman backing French born candidate (7) - {NOM<-}{I}{NEE}
21 - Wins the French daughter over, to cheat (7) - {SWIN}{D}{LE}
22 - Not a gentleman partner who gets a call to appear in court (5) - CITES Anno pending
23 - Make alterations to improve text (5) - EMENDS [E] (Correction - EMEND)
25 - Shop soiled habit put on daughter (4) - {USE}D

2 comments:

  1. Col,

    For 23 down, i think you inadvertently added an s at the end.

    Satya

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  2. Satya,
    Thank you, have since corrected it.

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