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2161: Appellation contrôlée

10 May 2014

9:00 AM

10 May 2014

9:00 AM

The unclued lights (one doubly hyphened) share a medical similarity. (Despite appearances there are no rude words in the puzzle!)
 

Across

 
3    Revolutionary clock setting? (12, two words)
11    Vessels from fleet in the States (4)
12    When a name is misrepresented? (7)
16    Caught bird, reportedly, on rock (5)
18    Oarsman’s swimming style (6)
20    33’s code-words (5)
22    Some disc analysis? (4)
23    They’re up-beat as he leaves vehicles (5)
25    Singer I left let out gleeful laugh (7)
26    Could be wrong about report on Roe (11, three words)
30    Unidentified male in loo with money, we’re told (7, two words)
31    Partners holding single service (5)
33    Some munitions for individual (4)
35    Sharp angling item (5)
39    Dishonest fellows dancing? (8)
40    Doc’s watched closely, having sauntered along (7)
41    Troy weight — measure weight (4)
42    No work emphasised about cutlery (12, two words)
 

Down

 
1    Show is a hit with joiner and girl (12, three words)
2    Trees yielding fruit or vegetable (7)
4    I alone will accept date with Irish princess (6)
6    Hermit-like RC has left, difficult to catch (7)
7    Glittering agents turning tail, having loaned out studio (11)
8    Gather before service (5)
9    Drops drink on edges of rugs (5)
10    Fur from whale cut (4)
15    Seeing Tories spreading acts of kindness (12)
19    Terribly shy PC is caught in research (8)
21    I note new wheel configuration (5, hyphened)
24    Digger’s single card (5)
28    Peal best desk-cover (7, hyphened)
29    Hat for fowl at Livorno (7)
32    No wine! No wine! (6)
34    Kindle’s 41 small points (5)
35    Seamstress removes bit of knitting from pin (5)
37    Love tenor’s instrument (4)
38    Rising sea round protest (4)
 
A first prize of £30 for the first correct solution opened on 26 May. There are two runners-up prizes of £20. (UK solvers can choose to receive the latest edition of the Chambers Dictionary instead of cash— ring the word ‘Dictionary’.) Entries to: Crossword 2161, The Spectator, 22 Old Queen Street, London SW1H 9HP. Please allow six weeks for prize delivery.


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