Not the Saturday Prize Puzzle – 026
A Puzzle by Anax
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Welcome to the twenty sixth in our series of weekly puzzles.
This week we have yet another excellent puzzle from Anax.
A Puzzle by Anax
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|1||Very bad sort of art politician does not correct (10)||1||Security guards on duty (9)|
|6||Race winner breaks this record (4)||2||Cry about end of stay in Paris? (7)|
|8||Man rejected by couple with little room for parasite (8)||3||Sailing vessel loads produce before shipping (3,5)|
|9||Back down long after American retreat (6)||4||A percentage off, a great deal (9,6)|
|10||Cheat run over – thumbs-up to that (4)||5||Reindeer – extremely eager (6)|
|11||Negotiating payout when promoted? (2,3,3,2)||6||Chief to condemn a boycott for centre (3,6)|
|12||Issue tender as ladies manage to hold one back (9)||7||Bird shooter will bag one on polar hunt? (7)|
|14||Drop nothing in front of this (5)||13||Assumed what’s left out of solid isn’t a liquid? (3-6)|
|17||Wise seabird circling island (5)||15||Precious jade on monarch, young one (9)|
|19||Potentially being a lit substance (9)||16||Unreliably so, I dally? (8)|
|22||Where keystroke is appropriately used? (6,4)||18||Elizabeth I (5,2)|
|23||Cut beef, say (4)||20||Was dancing serviceman heckled outside? (7)|
|24||Base everything on one’s inner spirit (6)||21||But golf, I hear, regularly appears more like sin (6)|
|25||Engagement ends in defeat for army and pain (8)|
|26||After cross, a goal? (4)|
|27||Spokesperson giving evidence in fraud (10)|