Sunday, 7 April 2013

Cryptic 008 "Alphabet"

Dear all,

Here is my latest crossword "Alphabet", I hope you enjoy it. You can download it in Across Lite format here.

Banquo

1234
5678
9
10
11
12
13
14
1516
171819
20
21
222324
2526
27
28
29
30
31
ACROSS

1. Law enacted, primarily, by political party that behaved badly (5,2)
5. Instrument boy put in case with guitar string (7)
10. Colour you put in vessel (4)
11. The odd drugs I try are grotty (5)
12. Dame churned cheese (4)
13. Animal I returned was more cunning (6)
14. It records frivolous talk? (3,5)
15. He put back an eastern student girl (6)
17. Overwhelm one with sister turning to escort (8)
20. Diamond Queen gets finally from shop (8)
21. Take minor pretend sleep (6)
22. Give note to YMCA leader regarding slob (8)
25. Note about a stallion's head one found in my house (2,4)
27. Put drink back on second shelf now (4)
28. Open six deliveries before starting tasks (5)
29. Put one in each dock (4)
30. Rejected sport after no 1 went off with editor (7)
31. Russian city has railway born from broken skin (7)
DOWN

2. Sri Lankan seen struggling after church starts to yield law and order (9)
3. French in night without end achieve boredom (5)
4. Underestimate the value of organisation keeping Queen and King in engagement (9)
6. One by boat in gulf (5)
7. Acted before time was up (9)
8. Virus put old woman in first of paralytic episodes (5)
9. Division about crudely mutating ashes (2.7.4)
16. Primitive eye protectors I heard about before putting hammers down (9)
18. Disorderly organisation King put number into; pointless (9)
19. Model air service takes on board directions by Queen's delegates (9)
23. Goodbye to 'restructured' EU aid (5)
24. Australia has gas with hole in it! (5)
26. Carp I cooked on an island (5)