10 November 2017

By Peter Chamberlain


1 Star in festive gathering (4)

9 Prudent management of resources of no concern to the City? (5,7)

10 Be off, not right to include swindle (4)

11 Destructive person damaged locations, about a hundred (10)

15 Playgoer not unknown performing in covered walk (7)

16 Sudden attack from one American outside court (5)

18 Decline of new church after ten years (9)

19 Praise double turns (4)

20 Man wanting Christmas back (4)

21 Timely work left by a Parisian female (9)

23 Cryptic notes for US typist (5)

24 Copy of legal record a tester translated (7)

26 Doubt can bring terrible misconceptions — not on, not on! (10)

29 Piece of work to take someone to when cross (4)

30 Oaf lies with eagle fluttering round lake (3,2,7)

31 Bowl a maiden? (4)



2 Elicit access somehow from priest? (12)

3 Prepare old man appropriately for the last battle (10)

4 German bird’s platter (5)

5 Singer taking part in musical tomorrow (4)

6 Drama, ace and fashionable, related to OT period (7)

7 Philosophic meditation from Georgia after you stopped short (4)

8 Pouch — it is lost in city street (4)

12 Schizophrenic jazz fan has pick-me-up (9)

13 New menswear, cheap gimmicky articles (9)

14 Notorious persecutor involved in four assaults (4,2,6)

17 Performed in church, maybe, being famous (10)

22 Prominent bishop or priest taking on petty quarrel (7)

25 Fish gave nasty odour (5)

26 Diminutive Alexandra loses a scarf (4)

27 OT character depicted in French art with gold (4)

28 Unoccupied French island invaded by 500 (4)

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