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Crossword No. 1595

27 November 2020

Brian Jefferson


1 Wobbly, like a tooth on the verge of decay? (10)

6 See 15A

10 Book half-time copper in jeans (9)

11 Annual rate of interest one left for a month (5)

12 Like certain architecture that’s symbolic, about to be destroyed (5)

14 Reputation preceding hoodlums regularly seen in capital (9)

15,6 Organic compound has Naomi working with a group of investigators (5,4)

16 Terrible banks are in a state (8)

19 Troubled socialist hiding behind symbol (8)

20 Gum dentists initially protect (5)

23, 13D Mad seance, devious trick with particular form appearing in revelatory experience? (9,10)

25 Dug around to find stuff (5)

26 Reformed gigolo, not grand, suffering in native dwelling (5)

27 Attractive female fails when facing horrible situation (9)

29 Hairy man in the sauna (4)

30 Royalty, since abandoning borders, placed in irons (10)



1 Suggested action against a publication denounced from this platform? (6)

2 English archdeacon trapped by revolutionary devil is poisoned (9)

3 The apostles performed more than one (3)

4 Cut in stature, reportedly (6)

5 Tacit agreement settled in UN’s compound (8)

7 The load that’s carried by a French snail (5)

8 Problem with cover upside-down on novel (7)

9 From rear grand circle observe the scenery (10)

13 See 23A

17 Aliens having scope to replace the centre of stars (9)

18 Mice breed indiscriminately, taking one month (8)

19 After restructuring debt the writer is finally free when retirement beckons (7)

21 Address making numbers in Paris upset, losing heart (6)

22 Reformer Samuel looks happy (6)

24 Famous opera singer getting married on Mediterranean island (5)

28 Perceive Bath and Wells, for example (3)

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