Monday, 1 April 2013

Solution 005 "News Of The World"

Here are the solutions to Cryptic 005 "News Of The World" which you can find here.

I hope you enjoyed it,
Banquo

As always highlight the brackets to see the answer


ACROSS

1. Growth of economic problem (9) - (INFLATION)
6. I hear ex-minister was chopped (4) - (HEWN)
8. Extreme talker, surrounded by untruth, initially speaks volumes (6) - (LITRES)
9. Wee lass, Gabby, disorientated on Celtic land (4,4) - (BABY GIRL)
10. Taking from the failing, hindmost Cypriot (5) - (THEFT)
11. Party put drained number one in leading unprecedented parleys about recession (6,3) - (DOUBLE DIP)
14. Employment of American seasons (6) - (USAGES)
16. Go to see doctor with scatty opinion, I left (4,2,2) - (DROP IN ON)
18. Axing of Conservative and Labour in comical frenzy (8) - (HYSTERIA)
19. Provoked, French pike put by Germany (6) - (PIQUED)
20. Played down subordinate trainee being cornered by obnoxious man (9) - (UNDERSOLD)

22. Cold city keeping one very quiet (5) - (NIPPY)
25. Receptacle for the mail grab (5,3) - (PAPER BAG)
27. Attacked benefits taken by lefty (6) - (RAIDED)
28. Meat from top cuts of Bulgarian and even Estonian foals (4) - (BEEF)
29. People who saw Scottish monster but not, for example, economic leader wrapped in intelligence (9) - (WITNESSES)

DOWN

1. A king is top of harsh nation (5) - (IRISH)
2. Battle axe resting on guts (9) - (FIREFIGHT)
3. Leading editor put under a royal standard (leading cretin) (4) - (ARSE)
4. Break, gladly, into a hybrid, taking left yen openly (2,5,8) - (IN BROAD DAYLIGHT)
5. Pinch part of pension; a beginning (3) - (NAB)

6. City type keeping a girl captive (5) - (HAGUE)
7. Alarming line-up is in city (9) - (WORRISOME)
12. Bishop repeats blunders (6) - (BLOOPS)
13. Ejects country with extreme politicians lurking under upper class right (6) - (USURPS)
15. Agreeing, say, in gay vote (finally) (6,3) - (SAYING AYE)
17. One risque in cooking up questions (9) - (INQUIRIES)
21. The night before girl and woman accept love (3,2) - (EVE OF)
23. Spies put final recorder in rising drain (5) - (PEERS)
24. Able to take away last three symbols of liberty (4) - (FREE)
26. Deform head (3) - (BOW)

CLUES OF THE DAY

15d. Agreeing, say, in gay vote (finally) (6,3) - (SAYING AYE)

A word for agreeing (in a vote) can be found by taking say, in and gay and adding the final letter of vote.


22a. Cold city keeping one very quiet (5) - (NIPPY)

A word for cold can be constructed as the abbreviation for a famous US city with I and a musical abbreviation for very quiet inside.