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NTSPP – 061

Not the Saturday Prize Puzzle – 061

A Puzzle by Bufo

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Foreword

Welcome to the latest in our series of weekly puzzles.

This week we have a new puzzle from Bufo.

The puzzle

A Puzzle by Bufo

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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1 “Move It” – Cliff’s first hit is one that was big in France (7) 1 Australian champion – a man from Perth? (9)
5 A large part of business I am backing makes equipment for underwater exploration (4-3) 2 A Scotsman’s magic spell gives John a hallucinatory experience (7)
9 Some American alligators can be seen in this watercourse (5) 3 Homeric laughter initially irritated wise man (8)
10 Indian girl finds me outside the pub. That’s a laugh! (9) 4 Man from Barcelona follows me up to college (8)
11 Tea lady employed to do rough cleaning? That’s not right (3) 5 In a gloomy state penning new ode lamenting a death (6)
12 Silent film star falls head over heels for chat show host (5) 6 Ecstasy is being hugged by delightful female relative (5)
13 Outlaw killed European indiscriminately dispatching one in New York (3,5) 7 Red bus left in the middle of Chasetown (7)
14 Pleads with urchins to embrace learning (8) 8 Live with a socially acceptable lover (4)
16 Dealer in shares starts to sell telecoms and gilts (4) 15 Copper follows up very large bribe (3)
18 See bit of blue sky (3) 17 Rising anger stops tragic maltreatment of old people (9)
21 Start moving what’s at the back to the front? Definitely not! (4) 19 Endure New York railroad travelling north. Here? (8)
23 Reproduce abundantly disregarding worried person with strong views on abortion (3-5) 20 Lily’s relative displaying sapphire ring? (8)
26 Serviceman with no time for boxers, etc.?  (8) 22 Reportedly charge nothing to provide capital in US state (7)
28 Rene Magritte’s technique for catharsis? (5) 24 Soldier in battle makes a charge (7)
30 Antelope seen from the rear is a water-antelope (3) 25 Fruit an aged relative has not started (6)
31 Like some folds run together in all worsted (9) 27 Singer from the far end of Chatham Island (5)
32 Recalled piece of jazz music by the French composer (5) 29 Emperor gets around but only to a limited extent (4)
33 Curly-haired companions run ex-catalogue shop (just opening) (3,4)
34 This has nothing to do with the ears of an African people (7)

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