Not the Saturday Prize Puzzle – 086
A Puzzle by Gazza
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Welcome to the latest in our series of weekly puzzles.
This week we have another fine puzzle from Gazza.
A Puzzle by Gazza
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.
|1||Ousted skipper has time to curse (6)||2||Chicken course? (5)|
|5||To scratch around for a warning in latin’s no good when engaged in coitus interruptus (8)||3||Queen has good look round pasture (5)|
|9||Explosive – it may end unstable (8)||4||Ronnie Kray, for one, knitted women’s clothing (7)|
|10||Hacked-off Scotsman and German make merry (6)||5||Celebrated with lager followed by runs (7)|
|11||‘Healthy food party’ unfortunately ends with daughter knocking out son (5,5)||6||Determine to be member of panel assessing commercials? (7)|
|12||Old Welsh striker’s feeling of euphoria (4)||7||Tendon injury to leg after old copper’s trip (9)|
|13||Fraud claiming authorship of blog? (8)||8||String ’em up brigade start to change, imprisoning street thugs (9)|
|16||Went delirious when caught inside (6)||14||Working as a guide begin to make liquid nitrogen (9)|
|17||After informant flipped journalist got stabbed (6)||15||Oceans keep sides apart outside normal playing times (3-6)|
|19||“I agree with Nick” man’s not special assistant, surprisingly (8)||18||Faffs about, content to edit her script (7)|
|21||In times past the old hoarded gold (4)||19||Drove forward with knight rather than trailing rook – got repulsed (7)|
|22||When it’s around the claret’s kept out of sight (10)||20||Handy for parting shot later on (7)|
|25/23||Pansy’s ungrammatical seaside appeal? (4-2-5)||23||See 25 Across|
|26||Middle falls out of elegant foreign novel in flimsy cover (8)||24||Vote for the future (5)|
|27||Wrestled with a dodgy old design (8)|
|28||Jump at sound of second shot on film set (4,2)|