Crossword No. 5

Richard Puller, Going Postal
© Richard Puller 2018
ACROSSDOWN
1 Not incontinent but can’t wait to go (5,6)1 Defeated in close referendum (5)
7 Terminated by splashing Dettol on Socialist’s head (7)2 Elector’s trove (5)
8 Hairy Spanish article identified as a chopper (7)3 Purge European head’s name (5)
9 French capitulation built into core treaty (7) 4 Avoid sweaty Dave taking drug (5)
13 Demented, chopped off end, die (4,3)5 Red peer sent deputy (11)
14 Slit, hole, passage penetrated by illegals (7,6)6 SPEXIT? (6)
16 Tory papers are a national treasure (4,9)10 Hero worship? Lo, a white Don! (2,4,2,3)
18 Force Iranian and Iraqi heads into hole (7)11 Irene in a spin over milkman (5)
20 Puts it about in suspenders (7)12 Negate Eastern youth (7)
24 Rough terrain for coach (7)13 Is it mos that causes division? (7)
25 52 of them voted to leave the EU… (7)15 Old English son twists rope around neck (5)
26 .. and 48 of them didn’t (6,5)17 Tell the French we’re leaving (6)
19 Ink in the Stone Roses (5)
21 Northern peer will smooth feathers (5)
22 Tasty anchor gets end away (5)
23 Republican’s root is chopper blade (5)

Answers with next week’s crossword.

Solution to Crossword No. 4
Across
8 McDonnell 9 Bloat 10 Diane 11 Gallantry 13 Endorphin 14 Actor 16 Nail to 18 Ashore 22 Thick 23 On seconds 25 Mussolini 27 Reest 28 Olive 29 A polygram
Down
1 Smidgeon 2 Edward VIII 3 In fear 4 Lengthy 5 Abrahams 6 Foot 7 Stayer 12 Long 15 Thornberry 17 Take over 19 Easy time 20 Yoni 21 Eskimos 22 Tampon 24 Corbyn 26 Spin
 

© Richard Puller 2018