Not the Saturday Prize Puzzle – 091
A Puzzle by Gazza
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Welcome to the latest in our series of weekly puzzles.
This week we have another puzzle from Gazza. By now you should know what to expect, and you won’t be disappointed!
An Puzzle by Gazza
There is an interactive version of the puzzle here.
|1||Show one’s cards here fixing new time and place to ensnare Oriental (11)||1||Cut up butter to reduce bits in a new paste (8)|
|7||Old soak starts to sing our praises (3)||2||Oughtn’t I to reschedule trip abroad? (5,3)|
|9||Uncompromising military man engaged in clear out (5)||3||Eventually reach winning position after goal (3,2)|
|10||Rambling white rose, or … (9)||4||Forward sizeable European bid (7)|
|11||… performing well but soon to leave? (2,3,4)||5||Surfaced for another look? (7)|
|12||Indian dish from east of Gujarati area (5)||6||Textbook’s available following gaffe (5-4)|
|13||Suck up to sleazy earl pinching geisha’s rear end (7)||7||Genie in bottle? (6)|
|15||Multiple crash site? (4)||8||Gross Pierre’s ready with a kiss (3-3)|
|18||Great confusion in city centre (4)||14||A British soldier engaged in exercises with American kit (9)|
|20||Supreme young goddess succeeded in island contest (3,4)||16||Quarter of wives could be gaolers I fancy (8)|
|23||Walker’s exultant here when red light’s visible (2,3)||17||Like a fuddy-duddy media chief blocks work in Seychelles (8)|
|24||Hampers and contents on display in Fortnum & Mason (9)||19||Far from cheese’s leading attribute (5,2)|
|26||Acts to illustrate nominal gift (4,5)||20||Exploit volunteers on horse (3,4)|
|27||I’m after a filling sandwich for something to eat (5)||21||Ice hardened around globe (6)|
|28||Hear four or five points (3)||22||Hood in Africa no pygmy, apparently (6)|
|29||Bottom-up preparation? (11)||25||Chatter’s curtailed when teacher appears (5)|