Not the Saturday Prize Puzzle – 074
A Puzzle by Radler
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Welcome to the latest in our series of weekly puzzles.
This week we have a puzzle from Radler – and there is no theme!
Some of the solutions may be a little obscure, but a pattern should emerge to help.
26a & 5d are not in Chambers, but may be found online.
A Puzzle by Radler
There is an interactive version of the puzzle here .
If you prefer your puzzles on paper, a pdf of the puzzle an be downloaded from the interactive version.
|8||Native American taken aback, turn for round down under (4)||1||Wheels attached to artist after one of pair went to make a robot (10)|
|9||Pneumatic motor broken down by rain in Spain for example (3-6)||2||Tops exposing bare tits! (8)|
|10||Austrian strains back, perhaps Bob’s lacking substance orthopedically (6)||3||Pruned Bonsais, sacrificing climbing tree (6)|
|11||Badly slip up, house red initially looking rather like claret (8)||4||Pussycat died, requires epitaph (4)|
|12||A salt tax, then a redress (8)||5||Drive with burst tyre, anywhere but here (8)|
|14||Beast was lacking tail. Mine’s got one (6)||6||Excite with contraception, although used up (6)|
|16||Disguises leader of gang with woman’s clothing (4)||7||Combines leg-over with sexual initiation (4)|
|17||Clothing range (5)||13||Passionately aroused, stripped for money (5)|
|18||Pilgrim’s journey Jack’s done first (4)||15||Island supplied with bait could provide dry dock perhaps (5,5)|
|19||One selling against target requiring gold (6)||17||See you in Monte Carlo (2,6)|
|21||Casual mention of work let the cat out of the bag (twice) (4,4)||18||Yet has success affected other (8)|
|23||Thrusts from below – erect and naughty – have sex non-stop (8)||20||Nerds, you and I getting involved with young ladies (6)|
|26||So, a length of palm (6)||22||Blooming work without time to excel (6)|
|27||Needed fiddle with a big black tool (9)||24||Vessel for tea bags left to brew (4)|
|28||Shipshape and prepare to sail from dock (4)||25||Main question for system of exchange (4)|