Crossword No. 43

'80s music special edition

Richard Puller, Going Postal
© Richard Puller 2018
ACROSSDOWN
7 1980s interior design essential – plasma in the lav? (4,5)1 Visage ‘turned’ to grey (5)
8&27 Sang about Rio in Urdu and ran (5,5)2 Hungry 80’s video icon (3-3)
10 Armed bun from a tropical island (8)3 Kim Wilde’s second career involved dirt (8)
11 ..see 44&11 Berlin dancers made it through the barricades (7,6)
12 “Inside of an onion”, I don't know who wrote that song! (4)5 Half of a prolific “80s” musical writing duo (8)
13 Derek Hatton hid in Vi’s attic (8)6 Kit swears behind speedboats (5,4)
15 Crap person, unheard of in the ‘80s (7)9 Help! It's the Beat (4)
17,25,28 The Holly and the HIV? (7,4,2,9)14 My old record collection is back! (9)
20 A hundred short back and sides in your ‘favourite shirts’? (8)16 A bit of ‘French’ in Pisa and Iran (8)
22 Morrissey’s girlfriend’s condition? (4)18 Articles used in musical performances (8)
25 ..see 1719 Democrat leader and spouse are pretentious like new romantics (7)
26 Did an Austrian ‘number 2’ in 1981 (8)21 Area 51 visitors are “Coming in the Air Tonight”? (4)
27 ..see 823 “O Swami, tell what the cat says” (6)
28 ..see 1724 Bouncing punks in Aleppo – gosh! (5)

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Solution to Crossword No. 42

Across
1 Upstairs 5 Refund 9 Irangate 10 Obamas 12 Electoral 13 Zeros 14 Dogs 16 College 19 Trojans 21 Body 24 Eagle 25 Golf links 27 Emetic 28 Swamping 29 Teslas 30 Indy cars

Down
1 United 2 States 3 Argot 4 Retards 6 Embezzled 7 Up-market 8 Disaster 11 Alec 15 Of America 17 Steepest 18 Congress 20 Sags 21 Baldwin 22 Angina 23 V-signs 26 Lammy
 

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