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2361: Snoot

2 June 2018

9:00 AM

2 June 2018

9:00 AM

Unclued lights are anagrams of eight words which are of a kind.
 

Across

1    Result of hooker’s foul work? (13, two words, one hyphened)
9    Flower from 19th State in yellow and light brown (except for edges) (7)
11    Penniless cleric one passes (7)
16    Lord, say, occupies lounge (5)
17    Poet’s pigsty fellow shuns as foul (4)
20    Absolute fool upset churn (7)
21    Movement’s hub that includes English and Welsh women (7, two words)
23    Chambers issued across a series of years (7)
24    Wet weather shelter thoroughfare incorporates (5)
25    Woman showered endlessly (5)
30    Adroit Charlie dancing like Rupert? (7)
31    ‘Inglorious’ son of Phinehas in person, drinking tea (7)
35    Garment for grand academician (4)
36    Dramatist’s not shut up like Tweetie Pie (5)
37    Letter knight lodged backing daughter aged nine (6)
38    Chap ‘62.5% of 15’ fazed (5)
39    Sister keeps money in undergarment (7)
40    Aztec revisited LA haunt (7)
41    Thin type grappling with sheer rock (13)
 

Down

2    Tanker mathematician talked of (5)
3    King aggregates statues of draped maidens (5)
4    Drowning grandchild preserved by swimming Dane (6)
5    Take neat rum, put in water as the situation demands (7, three words)
6    Good folk start to favour houses high up (7)
7    Indian partridge and torgoch monarchy imported (6)
10    Cavalryman with acne wrecked rehearsal (10)
13    One’s bishop sucked into dull type of crime (7, hyphened)
15    Short letters no hip telephonist composed (8)
18    Boisterous bacterium poisoned titan (10)
19    Singular pale red Russian creation (8, two words)
22    Condemnation of poor Cordelia (nothing comes of nothing) (7)
26    European married couple cuddle (7)
28    Party held by woeful Ron is not alfresco (7)
29    Fake ring only half precious jade (6)
32    Homer’s tenth mid-ocean dip (5)
33    Mountain Scotsman lives up (5)
 
A first prize of £30 for the first correct solution opened on 18 June. 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 2361, The Spectator, 22 Old Queen Street, London SW1H 9HP. Please allow six weeks for prize delivery.


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