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NTSPP – 080

Not the Saturday Prize Puzzle – 080

A Puzzle by Prolixic

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Foreword

Welcome to the latest in our series of weekly puzzles.

This week we have another excellent puzzle from Prolixic!

The puzzle

A Puzzle by Prolixic

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 When small, I may be played by air-guitarist (9,6) 1 State body shows off police procedures (8.7)
9 Golfer gets a new toilet (5) 2 Rabbis regularly building muscles (3)
10 One, for example, may provide illumination (9) 3 Lead-free fuel’s right for a fire-lighter (7)
11 Prostitute gets a set of books about fruit (6) 4 Processed peas found in church (4)
13 Hat carrier’s old source of pain (7) 5 Greeting Peckham trader in song (5)
15 Musician’s about to head back (5) 6 Garrotters are not pretty women (4,3)
16 Great control for a player (5,4) 7 Tramp with cane moves down South to get seeds (6,5)
18 Flavour from hot aspic I prepared (9) 8 Looking back maybe respect vile Tory (15)
20 Northern Thailand leaves ecumenical body (5) 12 Main sitcom’s broadcast – The Good Life? (11)
21 Beer I hesitate to return in North London (7) 14 Water absorbed by Morello Cherry (4)
23 Carbon said to protect tree (6) 17 Regularly gallop with enthusiasm (4)
25 Refined cry of joy by friendly goblin during performance (9) 19 Soldier in West Coast city supports volunteers returning in state capital (7)
26 A little time with Old Dean (5) 20 Coalite ground up in herbal medicine (7)
28 Artificially change name for representative – one getting in with compassion (15) 22 The Passover – Time to have a change of heart (5)
24 Run back to check (4)
27 Love Ulster’s transport system (3)

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