Wednesday, 27 March 2013

Cryptic 005 "News Of The World"

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ACROSS

1. Growth of economic problem (9)
6. I hear ex-minister was chopped (4)
8. Extreme talker, surrounded by untruth, initially speaks volumes (6)
9. Wee lass, Gabby, disorientated on Celtic land (4,4)
10. Taking from the failing, hindmost Cypriot (5)
11. Party put drained number one in leading unprecedented parleys about recession (6,3)
14. Employment of American seasons (6)
16. Go to see doctor with scatty opinion, I left (4,2,2)
18. Axing of Conservative and Labour in comical frenzy (8)
19. Provoked, French pike put by Germany (6)
20. Played down subordinate trainee being cornered by obnoxious man (9)
22. Cold city keeping one very quiet (5)
25. Receptacle for the mail grab (5,3)
27. Attacked benefits taken by lefty (6)
28. Meat from top cuts of Bulgarian and even Estonian foals (4)
29. People who saw Scottish monster but not, for example, economic leader wrapped in intelligence (9)
DOWN

1. A king is top of harsh nation (5)
2. Battle axe resting on guts (9)
3. Leading editor put under a royal standard (leading cretin) (4)
4. Break, gladly, into a hybrid, taking left yen openly (2,5,8)
5. Pinch part of pension; a beginning (3)
6. City type keeping a girl captive (5)
7. Alarming line-up is in city (9)
12. Bishop repeats blunders (6)
13. Ejects country with extreme politicians lurking under upper class right (6)
15. Agreeing, say, in gay vote (finally) (6,3)
17. One risque in cooking up questions (9)
21. The night before girl and woman accept love (3,2)
23. Spies put final recorder in rising drain (5)
24. Able to take away last three symbols of liberty (4)
26. Deform head (3)