Not the Saturday Prize Puzzle – 037
A Puzzle by Radler
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Welcome to the thirty seventh in our series of weekly puzzles.
This week we have an unthemed puzzle from Radler.
In this puzzle I’ve attempted to include a few easier clues among the ones that I hope will provide more of a challenge. There’s no theme, and no unfamiliar words among the solutions. As an additional aid, the letters around the perimeter spell something having equivalent value to 20d, 21 and what the early 15 does.
A Puzzle by Radler
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Additionally there is an interactive version of the puzzle here
|8||Earth has snow deposit (4)||1||Manual treatment for old girl (6)|
|9||Parisian who has got around since as it were (5)||2||Character required by every other boy at sea (4)|
|10||Over slow, can’t finish crossword? (4)||3||Object about strict question about proof of mentality (2,4)|
|11||Frenchman’s Mummy back with Daddy (6)||4||Conducted Telemann’s overture for trumpet (4)|
|12||Kitchen rubber shows result of curdling in blistering heat (3,5)||5||Pacifist marshalls admirers (8)|
|13||Powercut? Pass candle round for drink (3,5)||6||Pin-up’s top dropped by pool (4)|
|16||Courier takes females in disguise (6)||7||Shellfish’s underwater vessel (8)|
|18||Bluff when caught by practical joke (4)||14||One prosecuting for hazard (5)|
|20||Posed around with eastern redhead, a stunner (5)||15||What goes up? Bible teacher does here! (5)|
|21||See 20 Down||17||Be dishonest about character (5)|
|22||Ha! We left looney Bob perhaps (6)||19||Chemical substance inducing a trance over time (8)|
|23||Cavorting raised a laugh in the old country (8)||20/21||Outback couple makes tempting choice (3,2,3,4)|
|26||Impressions and more of the same depends on giving up drug (8)||24||Go too far through work (6)|
|29||Erodes polish off vice (4,2)||25||I shot those people in the same place (6)|
|31||Catch bug on Sunday (4)||27||Lofty said “hello” (4)|
|32||Pole with blade caught in high definition and put away (5)||28||Professional player for GB (4)|
|33||Watched closely as Radler had spoken (4)||30||Person who joins order (4)|
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