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NTSPP – 047

Not the Saturday Prize Puzzle – 047

A Puzzle by Tilsit

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Foreword

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

Tilsit finished this one off from his hospital bed in Huddersfield!

The puzzle

A Puzzle by Tilsit

There is an interactive version of the puzzle here.

If you prefer your puzzles on paper, a pdf of the puzzle an be downloaded from the interactive version.

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5/7 Name personal ad that turned out to feature her! (6,8) 1 Worm that turned flat in bud (8)
9 Die while enjoying most of a smart infusion. (8) 2 Legendary journalist replaced end of sticky-backed plastic. (6)
10 Test for botulism revealed once stench has gone. (6) 3 Devotee’s denial of action here and now? (8)
11 No odd fixture turned out to feature them? (6.6) 4 Blustered about brief cover with Miliband? (6)
13 Test for gold by hand (6) 6 Supplement former Biblical place held by Queen. (8)
15 Reported Queen’s pigeons found in kitchen? (6) 7 Natural producer of decaffeinated coffee? (6)
18 Surfers’ paradise? (8,4) 8 Music? Take food of love back! (4)
21 Suppress correspondence return to the French (6) 12 What flirting around involves? (8)
22 Leave shadow right after shock (4,4) 14 Recently had coffee before finish of dinner party in Luxembourg. (8)
23/24 American joiner feted Beckham cross (8,6) 16 Literally K for Kir! (8)
17 Soak in container from off the Greek mainland, perhaps (6)
18 Entrance one currently in Florida (6)
19 Measure bottom half of bedroom furniture cover (6)
20 Stella crafted using pasta recipe (4)

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