Sunday, 17 March 2013

Cryptic 002 "Numb'r Two"

Here is my second cryptic puzzle, this one has a bit of a theme to it.

The Across Lite puzzle can be downloaded here.

Hope you enjoy,

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ACROSS

1. An old city man, with no country, is incognito (9)
6. Hot rock found in Tutuila vacation (4)
8. Initial copy of film has shoddy finish (5,3)
9. Book; vibrant; containing pop hit (6)
10. Unusual computing youth's top is a curiosity (6)
11. A right vigour in chap moulds tasty topping (8)
12. Constant slants in upright built from goons (6)
15. Hang clasp from important unit (8)
16. This is a mass of fat? (8)
19. Pussyfoot with most of clan into Asian city (6)
21. Indian building has that odd jam, odd man and within is a laugh (3,5)
22. Francis holds this salary including a backward looking bung (6)
24. Zooms in on goal (Saturday) (4,2)
25. "On post lav hold in" (sic) is lingo (8)
26. Ranks among first of soldats going to south (4)
27. King, unlucky, is shot at (3,6)
DOWN

1. Book a film about a ring (1,4)
2. Continuing on go, I put knight on g(7)
3. Nasty laugh on short Yank (5)
4. Top-notch girl holding man (7)
5. Damn! Pot's wrong way up for foodstuff (5,4)
6. Franglish for "plat" is said by youths acting macho (7)
7. Singing skill cut short, I put up NO, causing shaking (9)
13. Twisting making a rip form up within support (9)
14. Point blast up giving light in sky (5,4)
17. Gradual assimilation of old shilling I put in Stirling (7)
18. Ban for chap carrying dug soil (7)
20. Ambassador missing ton obtains award (7)
22. You play this softly in a bad loop (5)
23. Champion I laid top and tail forming baby (5)