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CRYPTIC CROSSWORD 1396

Monday, November 13, 2017

Across:
1    A carpet depicting an avenue in flower (9)
6    Guard marking time (5)
9    Think one has to turn back (7)
10    1980 was just the year for it (7)
11    Determined detectives in heroic exploit (7)
12    Gee, what a waker-upper with a complaint ! (7)
13    Greene’s crazy, having it off in a national park! (9)
15    Anne's brought back a plant (5)
16    Not so young a chap led ten around ! (5)
19    Circus props stoned messages (4,5)
22    Hotspur's leaders score first hunting cry (5-2)
23    So do not crumple if squashed (5,2)
25    Professorial Italian composer from opposite ends of Edinburgh, I must conclude (7)
26    He sets all straight - it's not left to the queen (7)
27    Sex appeal and sun tan - what a devil the fellow is (5)
28    Just the job for a day dreamer? (5-4)

DOWN:
1    Tired of drilling, perhaps - or needing to get to bed (5)
2    Offer which includes icy executive (7)
3    Doctor needs transfer to a city of China (7)
4    Chosen from the depot (5)
5    Reviling a number making a row (9)
6    Excitedly saw open arms (7)
7    Assumes provisionally, while one sees how far one can go (5,2)
8    Ways to bonny Scotland? (9)
13    Lacks way to make out in braces (9)
14    The piano I reconstructed for one African national (9)
17    Judge recapitulating in case - most uninteresting (7)
18    City's delightful beginning (7)
20    Worked to make the hut grow (7)
21    Remove German man from old public dancing party (7)
23    Try to achieve quiet cover to show you don't care (5)
24    Norwegian of some minor skills (5)

SOLUTION TO FRIDAY’S CRYPTIC CROSSWORD
ACROSS:
1 Decapod, 5 Fun-fair, 9 Bellyache, 10 Sword, 11 In bloom, 12 Yet more, 13 Grill-room, 15 Pawed, 17 Foyer, 19 Entremets, 22 Slanted, 25 Harvest, 26 Erith, 27 Provender, 28 Siestas, 29 Desired.   

DOWN: 1 Dobbing, 2 Celebrity, 3 Payroll, 4 Decompose, 5 Fiery, 6 No set-up, 7 AMOCO, 8 Red-head, 14 Matchwood, 16 Weekender, 17 Fastens, 18 Ratchet, 20 Earners, 21 Sutured, 23 Aside, 24 Dupes.

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