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NTSPP – 027

Not the Saturday Prize Puzzle – 027

A Puzzle by Prolixic

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Foreword

Welcome to the twenty seventh in our series of weekly puzzles.

This week we have yet another excellent puzzle from Prolixic.

The puzzle

A Puzzle by Prolixic

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1 Awfully quaint insolence is of no value (15) 1 Arrangement of people in parade in one country (15)
9 Ran over edge and fell (7) 2 Sonny’s partner catches one small horse flea (7)
10 Ebenezer’s clerk has no right to receive a reprimand (5,2) 3 Terrible prince inherits kidney disease (9)
11 I may be found back in posh car, OK? (5) 4 Burlesque fails to start and finish (3,2)
12 A prior artist (9) 5 In principle, Heisenberg may have felt this (9)
13 I am confused about speaker’s suspension of payments (9) 6 Two metals rejected in small explosive (5)
15 Passage found through American alleyway (5) 7 Scotsman describes new smell as brutal (7)
16 Approaches wild man-eaters wanting mate (5) 8 Taken a thrilling production for imaginative association (7,8)
18 Sort of comb used for thin crown? (4-5) 14 Judge hears you are quiet about bisexual revamp (9)
20 Plant breeder regularly follows program (5,4) 15 Agricultural machine – it cannot go astray without acceleration (6,3)
23 Working repeatedly, I may be found in old rocket (5) 17 S-soldier is put in anti-tank unit for political ends (7)
24 Dana International perhaps performing Salieri (7) 19 The art form in Maori gaming (7)
25 Pashtan maybe found one on some hound? (7) 21 English lime propagated for fragrant resin (5)
26 Nevertheless deny using your authority (15) 22 Particular old book’s unfinished (5)

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