Crossword No. 46 Christmas Special

Richard Puller, Going Postal
© Richard Puller 2018

Merry Christmas!

Some of the answers don’t have clues…..

  • I (40,69,49,6)
  • II (16,26)
  • III (66,1)
  • IV (51,67)
  • V (11,37)
  • VI (10,57)
  • VII (25)
  • VIII (52,34)
  • IX (20,72)
  • X (71,35)
  • XI (62,40)
  • XII (70,2)
ACROSSDOWN
12 Give them a ring re ebola (3,4)1 ?
13 Career limited to look after family members (5)2 ?
14 Go all the way with a spit-roast? (5,3)3 Ideal ‘herb’ to add for casserole? (3)
15 Terrorist was from Samoa (5)4 Happy birthday to Him (5)
16 ?5&61 White wine and cider vinegars? (6,5)
17 Biggest man is short (3)6 ?
18 Get more, i.e. puds! (6)7 Goes for a walk after dinner and re-opens dam (10)
20 ?8 I’m between two chocolate bars (5)
22 Cloony is Australian to the British (6)9 Vegan Christmas dinner is in front of underpants! (4)
24 Wight man? (7)10 ?
27 ?11 ?
30 Shake your bells! (6)19 Sit on neat ‘orifice’ and get reaction from mixing alcohol and ‘acid’ (14)
31 That after-dinner ‘Abbott’ feeling (5)21 Relax, I’ll arrange to hide some of the turkey’s feathers (7)
33 Ideal way to make a perfect Christmas dinner (5)23 I draw the line at staying in bed (3,2)
34 Get out of the way on the dance floor! (4)25 ?
35 ?26 ?
37 ?28 G.P. on result from Brussels?
38 Plastic only leads to an empty bank account in January! (8) 29 Unoriginal sound bite from House of Commons is Conservative lie (6)
39 Designer found in a ram! (6)32 Terrorist is so wrong inside(5)
40 ?34 ?
42 Short dress for MP on ski? Yes! (6)36 A depart achieved without the use of batteries (7)
44 Out of breath when the race is finally run (4,4)40 ?
46 Gee us up and mix together (5)41 Living inside a red welly? (5)
48 Tries gin and ends up more like Scrooge (8)43 Sir pees under the Christmas tree? (7)
49 ?45 It’s near a stadium (5)
50 Winners have no end of strength (5)46 Warm butter leaps onto bread (10)
51 ?47 Brand is Italian (5)
52 ?48 It’s reported that the SAS attacked Yemeni leader (4)
54 Russian winter sport? (3) 53 Mixers are used to toast absent friends (2,6)
55 Ron’s lad gets fat on turkey (7)56 My dear, you’re so amazing (6)
57 ?58 Agrees to use lard (6)
59 Heron’s eating it all up (6)60 Shat on Santa’s head and hid presents (5)
62 ?61 ..see 5
65 Eat and drink (3)63 Japanese present made from iron (4)
66 ?64 Del’s slipped on ice (4)
67 ?66 Setting things alight is rife (4)
70 ?68 Really good, but bollocks! (4)
71 ?69 ?
72 ?

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Solution to Crossword No. 45

Across
1 All because 6 Item 9 Roast 10 Land agent 12 Northern train 14 Warnings 15 Obeyed 17 Vegans 19 Arrogant 21 Loves milk tray 24 Insistent 25 Promo 26 Gape 27 Hilary Term

Down
1 Afro 2 Learner 3 Extortionists 4 All the go 5 Señor 7 The lady 8 Met on a date 11 Autobiography 13 Swivelling 16 Krakatoa 18 Gives up 20 Any more 22 Iceni 23 Doom
 

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