608 Quixote

January 21, 2013

Probably my fastest time in a while, so I’m putting this well towards the easier end of the scale. Just what we need for a (cold) Monday morning.

Across

1 S AMOS A
4 SNACKING – CANS backwards and KING
10 BERMUDA TRIANGLE – (gun barrel made it)*
11 THis UNDER
12 HA(N)G SON
13 ROSE WINDOW – (Rowdies now)*
17 OFF THE WALL – Cryptic Def.
21 TO(RN)AD O
22 tEMPER OR
23 GREENHOUSE GASES – (George has seen US)*
24 ALL THERE – Cryptic Def.
25 CIC hERO

Down

1 SOB STORY – (Boss)* + TORY
2 MARQUE SS
3 SHUT DOWN – (snow)* around HUT and D
5 NORTH NORTH bEAST
6 CR(ANN)Y
7 INGEST – Sounds like IN JEST.
8 GLEANS – (angels)*
9 MATRON OF HONOUR – I think this is just a Cryptic Def, unless there’s something I’m missing?
14 RESPIGHI – (shire)* around PIG – This man http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ottorino_Respighi
15 L(A CROSS)E
16 ALFRESCO – (close/far)*
18 ST I G MAn
19 ORDEAL – ED reversed in ORAL.
20 L(A)UNCH

One Response to “608 Quixote”

  1. LP said

    Nice and straightforward, with some classic clues here.
    Interestingly, AL FRESCO (2 words in Italian) actually means “in prison”, a far cry from the assumed English meaning, written as one word.

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