Monday, 25 March 2013

Solution 003 "Simple Mathematics"

Hello everyone, I hope you enjoyed "Simple Mathematics", If you haven't already attempted it, you can here.

Here are the solutions:

As always, highlight the brackets to see the answer.

ACROSS

1. Prevailed in the German game of 'ulf', fabulous (9) - (WONDERFUL)
6. Swiss man is said to be one who lubricates (5) - (EULER)
9. A rival, without yours truly, cooked grub (5) - (LARVA)
10. Good clout for punch (5,4) - (RIGHT HOOK)
11. Dress code breaker's mom. Fail (10) - (SEMIFORMAL)
13. One of seven deadly leaders of assassins seen in Nagasaki (1,3) - (A SIN)
15. Queen with King or society leader makes oversights (6) - (ERRORS)
16. Eastern parasite found in girl's private part (7) - (GENITAL)
19. One in about one thousand taking a new name is German (7) - (RIEMANN)
20. Base motive is cheap (3-3) - (LOW END)
22. Character one placed in the past (4) - (IAGO)
24. Greek, famous for book, writes unpaid tosh badly (10) - (DIOPHANTUS)
27. Watching play from the edge of tribunal? (5-4) - (COURT_SIDE)
28. County leaders taken from senile xenophobics I hear (5) - (ESSEX)
29. Sudan leader is extremely silly - coward (5) - (SISSY)
30. Deity lacking extreme localised bigotry acts 'without morals' (9) - (GODLESSLY)

DOWN


1. Home nation swapping Aberdonian leader for a Brit (5) - (WILES)
2. Shameless Nordic warrior race holding up ancient city (2,7) - (NO REMORSE)
3. Character in shire tavern (3) - (ETA)
4. A long way from distant shout (3,3) - (FAR CRY)
5. Italian found in the French country house (8) - (LAGRANGE)
6. Wears down bolts (4) - (EATS)
7. Nothing in batches of plunder (5) - (LOOTS)

8. Nice student put in grass and started fire again (9) - (REKINDLED)
12. Monetary arrangement kept by big Frenchman (6) - (FERMAT)
14. A charity left leading alone in African state (6) - (ANGOLA)
15. Headphones sound like drum and anvil? (9) - (EARPIECES)
17. Nosh is in very French tract (9) - (TREATISES)
18. Enticing in five Italians with gin cocktail (8) - (INVITING)
21. Attach pages found in a book's finish (6) - (APPEND)
23. German traps us with chlorine (5) - (GAUSS)
25. add 30 plus (5) - (SIXTY)
26. Remain with model in state (4) - (STAY)
28. Woman found among apple vendors (3) - (EVE)

CLUES OF THE DAY


2d. Shameless Nordic warrior race holding up ancient city (2,7) - (NO REMORSE)

Take another word for Vikings and put it around (holding) an ancient Italian city written backwards (up) to get a phrase meaning without shame.


8d.
Nice student put in grass and started fire again (9) - (REKINDLED)

Take a word for nice and an abbreviation for a student (one learning driving for example) and put them inside a kind of grass (found by the side of rivers).