i Cryptic Crossword 617 Punk

January 31, 2013

A reasonably stiff challenge from Punk, as you’d expect really, though with a nice write in at 1ac to get us started. As usual, the old Fifteensquared blog plus clues missed.

Across

10 Reverse hidden in aparthEID NIcely
12 ELEMENT – Though I don’t like the definition by example.
13 GEE – Double Def.
25 COM(B)O http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Como

Down

1 W(ADD)ING
4 MOUSETRAP http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Mousetrap
5 FUDGE – Double Def.
14 COUNTyDOWN
16 IND(ONES)IA
19 G(ARM)ENT

http://www.fifteensquared.net/2008/01/18/independent-6627punk-12-01-08/

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