Not the Saturday Prize Puzzle – 109
A Puzzle by Alchemi
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Welcome to the latest in our series of weekly puzzles.
This week we have another puzzle from Alchemi. When you’ve finished this one, make sure you don’t miss his fortnightly slot, as Hemical, on cricinfo
A Puzzle by Alchemi
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||Hasten new seat of government for Greece (6)||1||…. gum! A fish eats up another cannibalistically (4-4)|
|4||Don’t drum around this city in 11 (8)||2||Belgian’s dim sidekick on battleground (8)|
|9||Tessa’s extraordinary items on balance sheet (6)||3||Academic field has unchanged notes on ugly Channel Island scene (7,8)|
|10||Waste a little time on very rare event (4,4)||5||Hector and Lysander linked by airport (4)|
|12||Ram crosses by way of places where birds live (8)||6||There’s these to go, failing to be funnymen (3,5.7)|
|13||Maestro, say, interleaved with his furniture (6)||7||Hunt for primal, even perfect, world (6)|
|15||She would give all Greek men a beating (6,6)||8||Platter containing a northern pastry (6)|
|18||News of the World, say, as the candles went out (7,5)||11||Led by 15 and central to the 22, but out of my range (7)|
|21||Get new equipment back: stolen by this fellow? (6)||14||Baker irritated, out of bed, to end his relationship (5,2)|
|22||Regret, in hindsight, giving little weight to individual in financial regime (8)||16||Memorial to Horace not a phoney, internal examination reveals (8)|
|24||Liechtenstein’s capital evacuated , filled with curare manufactured in Mexican city (8)||17||Sale then free-for-all where Napoleon once lived (2,6)|
|25||Looking angry – because a lager was spilled? (6)||19||Maybe Bratislavan drunk crosses line and takes a sip of vodka (6)|
|26||Souvenir in which to preserve Japanese booze (8)||20||Oh! You are reportedly in the grip of mad cow disease from Parisian market (6)|
|27||Breathing difficulty? Ask the man (but not Ken)! (6)||23||Polish premier piece of ivory (4)|