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NTSPP – 036

Not the Saturday Prize Puzzle – 036

A Puzzle by Prolixic

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Foreword

Welcome to the thirty sixth in our series of weekly puzzles.

This week the prolific Prolixic entertains us again.

The puzzle

A Puzzle by Prolixic

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9 Pru’s cover girl? (9,6) 1 Dot adopts English regime (4)
10 React badly to the French for sentimentality (7) 2 Key passage heard (4)
12 Neighbourhood lumberjack stops troublemaker (7) 3 These spears when thrown slice poor crabs (8)
13 Advocate litigant takes quiet drink (9) 4 Sun in dull place (6)
14 Runs form of ID for 24 perhaps (5) 5 Hippocampus – a rose she cultivated (3,5)
15 Take drug I have come by (7) 6 Mail arrives describing member of educational establishment (6)
18 A source of evil returns to the French King’s helper (7) 7 Trained in America to cram head according to Spooner (8)
21 Impromptu advantage for American liberal (2-3) 8 Reminder for politician to note rule (8)
23 Repeat run about transport (9) 11 Forward libertine takes last of pot (5)
25 Argue for all to see kitchen implement (7) 15 Judge again research about fools (8)
26 Feather-like brooch, elaborate, but not gold (7) 16 At fault, gifted copper first arrests Lord Provost (8)
29 Giraffes’ clinics arranged without regard to personal cost (4-11) 17 Polish, say, found in eastern spear (8)
19 I vote to support one on behalf of final addition (8)
20 Alien eats endlessly old bird (5)
22 Boils we hear may be black and blue (6)
24 Restoration theatre character (6)
27 Critical account I read, finally (4)
28 Margin of a book, not the left or right (4)

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