Crossword No. 47

Richard Puller, Going Postal
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ACROSSDOWN
1 Stiffer ‘root’ is welcome on NYE (5,6) 1 Victory as Lefties’ head chopped off – party time! (7)
9 Completely pissed up in dispute (9)2 Ropey ‘ho’ wearing a ‘rug’ (5)
10 Router has no hole inside, correct? (5)3 Resolution for remainers: try a cheer (9)
11 Contents of German wine will leave you indebted (2,4)4 I forgot to say: I’m Old Trout! (4)
12 Cold gurnard is top quality food (5,3)5 I created a salty flow (4,4)
13 Lammy’s time to celebrate the new year? (6)6 Betrayal by French vermin (3,2)
15 Nats are cold, north of the border (8)7&21 Yes, it's a right fandango by Lulu performed on NYE (3,4,4,4)
18&26 We pay Henry’s P.A. to have a good time on Dec 31st (5,3,4) 8 Out on the lash, up for a brawl with Conservatives! (3,5)
19 Liberal Leader’s bale out of Conservatives (6)14 Positive and negative of having a dead ex – you can widen your horizons! (8)
21 ..see 716 Italian traitor joins the T.A. (9)
23 Crash diet for Republican leader in a vest (6)17 Wearing ermine in the E.U is a bit fishy (8)
26 Reds are good? That’s scraping the bottom of the barrel! (5)18 Yes, I laid a ‘ho’ on my day off (7)
27 Grey and shit, England’s leader turns away from the Left (4,5)20 She wears hats as a contraceptive (7)
28 Biker displays ‘crease’ to get the party started (3,8)22 Hiss coming from the front of underpants smells of seaweed (5)
24 Rouge applied to scoundrel (5)
25 ..see 18

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Solution to Crossword No. 46

I-XII The twelve days of Christmas

Across
12 Ear lobe 13 Carer 14 Whole hog 15 Osama 16 Turtle 17 Max 18 Upside 20 Ladies 22 Colony 24 Islands 27 Tap 30 Jingle 31 Obese 33 Delia 34 Move 35 A-leaping 37 Rings 38 Cashless 39 Armani 40 Partridge 42 Skimpy 44 Last gasp 46 Segue 48 Stingier 49 Pear 50 Inner 51 Colly 52 Maids a- 54 Ski 55 Lardons 57 Laying 59 Nosher 62 Pipers 65 Tea 66 French 67 Birds 70 Drummers 71 Lords 72 Dancing

Down
1 Hens 2 Drumming 3 Pot 4 Jesus 5 Acetic 6 Tree 7 Promenades 8 Twixt 9 Tofu 10 Geese a- 11 Gold 19 Esterification 21 Axillar 23 Lie in 25 Swans a-swimming 26 Doves 28 Pong 29 Cliché 32 Error 34 Milking 36 Adapter 40 Piping 41 Dwell 43 Pressie 45 Arena 46 Spreadable 47 Gucci 48 Says 53 In spirit 56 Dreamy 58 Grease 60 Stash 61 Acids 63 Inro 64 Sled 66 Fire 68 Dogs 69 In a
 

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