Not the Saturday Prize Puzzle – 101
A Puzzle by Gazza
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Welcome to the latest in our series of weekly puzzles.
We launch into our second 100 with another excellent 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 can be downloaded from the interactive version.
|1||Returning Amnesty International head is held in foreign country (7)||1||Drunk falls over Carol, throwing up (7)|
|5||Frivolous production’s almost sold out (7)||2||Ruling out catchphrase? (2,7)|
|9||Regularly scoffs in a European city (5)||3/14||Exit, say, heading down below platform (5,9)|
|10||Not a bit worried about artist’s transport (4,5)||4||He’s right to judge rarebit badly cooked (7)|
|11||Assessor’s shocking treatment during home game cut short (9)||5||Couple welcome end of affair, that’s plain (7)|
|12||Church adopts religious education department’s mission statement (5)||6||Old are well up after I provide vegetable (9)|
|13||After endless deceit the German was ready for the Dutch (7)||7/16||Unmoved by sweetheart, with a firewall in place? (5,9)|
|15||Blouse got ripped taking part in personal promotion (3-4)||8||Arranged policy with Irish group (5,2)|
|17||Bishop intervenes in takeover by one old airline of another, much to Pat’s surprise (7)||14||See 3|
|19||Most of these stick around, primarily as believers (7)||16||See 7|
|21||Dandy, possibly one cracking up on stage (5)||17||Second record’s a heap of work to get through (7)|
|23||Reluctant to comply with order for cheese (6-3)||18||Fresh rescue finally ruled out after bill mounts up (7)|
|25||Contamination of salt is due to fatigue (9)||19||Declines to accommodate married doctors (7)|
|26||Foreign teacher banks on asylum in Westminster area (5)||20||Very eminent broadcaster’s drunk (3-4)|
|27||Parts of speech prompting cheering and heckling? (7)||22||He’s near but short of total despair (5)|
|28||Exaggerate length of bird’s limo (7)||24||Portion of rare sirloin served up in section of flight (5)|