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28a Wooden −−; booby prize in the classical tripos at Cambridge University equivalent to the wooden spoon (5) ?E?G?...
1a Flying separately, heading for Timbuktu with one's head in the clouds? (2,7,6) why “on another planet”? 11a Striking place round London station? Not very (9) ?ictorial 1d From influential...
5a A Pacific requiem shark (7) S?U?F?N (can't be Bluefin as S is from 5d Saskatoon) 20d A full-length, sleeveless outer garment worn by some Muslim women (5) A?A?B (B from 24a basidia)...
5d Open or shut, according to the circumstances (2,3,4,3,2) A? the ?a?e ?a? b?...
“Inform on, in Australia” (3) = DO? –( left puzzle, bottom left, down, o from godiva) “Together, in company, in the past” (2,4) = IN ?E?E – (right puzzle, bottom left, across, intersected...
16a Archaic word meaning beloved or dear (4) L?E? 24a Vessel for heating liquids in a saucer of burning alcohol (4) ?T?A...
9a Record-breaking aviatrix and pioneer of in-air refuelling who flew around the world in an aircraft purchased from Regent Street and drove a Bentley at an average speed of 90 mph for 24 hrs (5)...
11A - According to The Book of Mormon, a Nephite missionary (7) S?I?L?N
Busy crossword weekend with monthly extra Telegraph insert but stumped with two GK Sat and as it is time to consider bed help would be much appreciated! 33A Trademark symbols on the labels of genuine...
5a - (5 letters) Artist who created a series of paintings depicting the Houses of Parliament ?O?E? : could it be Jones?...
Where in Scotland Mark is in hospital(9) S?A?I?I?N...
25d Psychiatrist noted for his work on schizophrenia and the use of LSD (6) ?S?O?D 34d Bulbous plant forced to bloom in pots indoors during the winter (10) ?A?E?W?I?E...
14d "In house, fixes things to eat". Answer is drumsticks, but why is drum = in house ( fixes = sticks, things to eat = full answer). 22a "Cast husband in short trousers". Answer threw = h (husband)...
2D Semicircular or polygonal east end of a church (6) C?E?E apse is the definition I have found, but nothing else !...
In logic, sophisms ( E_E_C_I) and carnivore related to the civet ( G_N_T_E) small grey rattlesnake found in swampy regions of the United States ( M_S_A_A_G_ _) Thanks
24a Degree examination at Cambridge University (5,2) G?E?T ?O
26a Bribe with £500 someone to fix things - "grease monkey" fits, but I have never come across the expression. Any alternative to grease?...
16a Points for purchases - similar scheme across Spain (3,5) ?I? M?L?S...
21a - A dark spot in a crystal (5) ????E 24a - Rod-shaped structure found in cells of some plants and animals (8) ????D?I? 22d - The head of a family in an Irish sept; a spiritual successor (5) ????B...
19 Apochromatic lens inventor (4) A?B? (from pAandora 18a, Birdie 25a)

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