Not the Saturday Prize Puzzle – 103
A Puzzle by Alchemi
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Welcome to the latest in our series of weekly puzzles.
This week we have another excellent puzzle by Alchemi.
A Puzzle by Alchemi
There is an interactive version of the puzzle here .
If you prefer your puzzles on paper, a pdf of the puzzle can be downloaded from the interactive version .
|1||Cold meal encourages like the devil. Not bad! (3,5)||2||Dugong incongruous as hunter’s help (3,3)|
|6||No going back with fighting dead ahead (6)||3||Show disrespect eating small square vegetable (9)|
|9||Fail to learn lines, although she should? (10)||4||Influential guitarist got pause wrong between lines (3,4)|
|10||Terribly loud contest on board (4)||5||Shaken, subdued, I leave Lockerbie for travel around London (6-6,3)|
|11||Kicking game makes foal bolt (8)||6||Greek airline policy Macedonia’s first problem (7)|
|12||Quantity of pressure in three states (6)||7||Home Counties statute turned over across the border (5)|
|13||Bets whichever way the second half goes, it’s a ball game (4)||8||Poorly fed, ran round blushing (3-5)|
|14||Princess going around the city, putting pressure on that woman to make out (8)||15||Jekyll’s alter ego gripped by terrible cramp sees a hippo or elephant (9)|
|17||Extremely agitated as foreigner starts to collapse in Crete (8)||16||Cheeseplant ruins my career (8)|
|19||Note about mineral (4)||18||Things are often compared to this of a 5, an 6d 27 13, a 11 22 or 7 (3,4)|
|21||Scavenger ending up in blurred image (6)||19||Times are mostly dreadful for conductors (7)|
|23||Five-year dye mixed – it’s quite normal (8)||20||Heard clergyman knocking billiard balls together (6)|
|24||Phone message from insistent extortioner (4)||22||Dark hole with central heating (5)|
|25||Little space in garbled newsbite for fence-sitters (2-8)|
|26||Smelly cheese’s trace of fruit (6)|
|27||Sole motion gives instruction to former Liberal leader thrown overboard (8)|