Not the Saturday Prize Puzzle – 081
A Puzzle by Chaz
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Welcome to the latest in our series of weekly puzzles.
This week we have a puzzle at the easier end of the NTSPP spectrum from Chaz.
Please note that part of the wordplay for 28 across is not in Chambers or the ODE – but it is in the SOED!
A Puzzle by Chaz
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.
Enjoy working out which books form the theme!
|1||Emotional art of MGM book? (6,8)||2||Helper-out for Bond villain on isle (3-3,3)|
|10||United Nations prosecuted and ruined (5)||3||Hindi caste embraces language group (5)|
|11||Book heartfelt songs (4,5)||4||Chat to healthier engineer (3,6)|
|12||Coarse breathing from a pair of Greek characters inhaling nitrogen (7)||5||Become used to things in lesser university uprising (5)|
|13||Erode each dictator holding point (3,4)||6||Tamil tool used to create fruit (9)|
|14||A rhus or total bill (5)||7||To err again with, say, raw opium (5)|
|16||Note pulses with average flow (much more than average flow) (5,4)||8||Copper’s lifting up flower, sweet stuff! (7)|
|19||Book 9 or 21 for example (3,2,4)||9/21||Book response to “quis custodiet ipsos custodes?” (6,6)|
|20||Ape short fruit (5)||15||Manifestation of Christ as a purgation (9)|
|22||Advertising lines from film’s runner in ship (7)||17||Very high flier in dreadful way to lose a wicket (9)|
|25||State “Henry Jones’ dog” (7)||18||Clan have a problem with sudden onset of snow (9)|
|27||CIA scouts about for sound quality (9)||19||Wrongly name scam I’ll set to rights (7)|
|28||Mary-Jane enthrals University College heads with clear speech (5)||21||See 9|
|29||Peers’ plant’s book (5,3,6)||23||No sullen smell (5)|
|24||Capital of Valais shelters catholic heir (5)|
|26||Dished out grief to daughter (5)|