Not the Saturday Prize Puzzle – 082
Box by Radler
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Welcome to the latest in our series of weekly puzzles.
After last week’s easier offering, this one from Radler is considerably harder. You need to get 6d as early as possible to help with the theme.
Box by Radler
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||Form of 6 having smooth surface with mostly drab exterior (8)||1||Drinks without stimulant! Showing no emotion, Tony leaves upset (6)|
|5||Lacier form of 6 (6)||2||Looked after South American’s second note (2,4)|
|9||Cocaine Charlie concealed by covering ingredient of 6 (5,3)||3||Leading man pinching one’s ass (5)|
|10||Melted 6 using tip of flame on right (6)||4||Falls over again then starts to run away (7)|
|12||Passion with escort, it’s useless when 6 (9)||6||Many drink in early closing hotel bars? (9)|
|13||Base level at colder region to the West (5)||7||Bonus and idiot’s got it wrong (8)|
|14||Dame dispenses with masculine name when disguised (4)||8||Coerced listener to join another time (2-6)|
|16||They’re useless when 6 pierced nipples with bedroom receptacle (7)||11||Entry of mine explaining how to provide extra for the audience (4)|
|19||Alpha and gamma decay around core of nuclear fusion (7)||15||Crash diet gives possible base for 6 (9)|
|21||Marital relations? Got right in and had sex (4)||17||Ridiculous fine overturned, circa a pound (8)|
|24||Perhaps 6 coats (5)||18||Roadblock eased after new driver went for exit (8)|
|25||Having departed, this one turns up (9)||20||Take advantage of type of 6 (4)|
|27||About sex, start off with 6 perhaps (6)||21||Page 6? (7)|
|28||Favour go-go over going back to work (4,4)||22||Partial setback holding up ministerial challenge (6)|
|29||Radler’s make-up room (6)||23||Flower’s 6 segments (6)|
|30||Sergeant Pepper to make lonely heart? (8)||26||Reportedly one who’s partial to a drink (5)|