Sunday, 14 April 2013

Cryptic 010 "Double Figures"

Here is my tenth Cryptic Crossword, we're into double figures!

You can access the Across Lite version here, I hope you enjoy the puzzle.

Banquo


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ACROSS

7. After death by river, saint put leaders of humanists under magical (or understandable) spell (10)
9. Man took drugs away from a woman (4)
10. Base by American site (6)
11. Fighters convinced a queen to take servicemen's leader (8)
12. Mimicking party? (5,5)
15. Soldier put down note for holiday home (4)
16. Sack for delay in bank (7)
17. Union puts about a number of extremely nutritious dishes (7)
20. Arms forged in name of god (4)
22. A knight surrounded backward town with men; it is logical (10)
23. I heard complaint by table about the choice of drinks (4,4)
24. City doctor keeps uranium hidden with sort of bomb for the morning (6)
26. Component I put in a French model (4)
27. Swamp hospital with arms broken by student with a new games console (10)
DOWN

1. Company put mother into a long sleep? (4)
2. A normal alien (8)
3. Shut broken houses (4)
4. Floated to a saint, held by a broken code (7)
5. Heavy smell around football team (6)
6. Craze of keeping gold slowing in country (10)
8. Marner put up with busy town (9)
13. Cartoons play mini sonata (10)
14. Arrogance shown by animal on rug is first of many (9)
18. African takes corrupt retainer (8)
19. Record bliss when leader is replaced by head of conservatives (7)
21. Leader of supermarket defrosts fish (6)
24. Writer had put up with student (4)
25. Adviser seen in paid event (4)