No.1 Summer 2015-16

Set by Māyā

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Across
1/27 He’s doing what he normally does for relaxation (7,7)
5 Pushed drug mixed with another one (5)
10 Agent in capital backed ruler (7)
12 Take it from me (or don’t) – the magazine’s cool! (7,6)
13 Vicar sat in pew around one / To get a glimpse of things to come (7)
14 Eileen’s rector, not entirely unorthodox, tries to get the most crosses (12)
15 Murders in books are most pleasant (6)
16 From anything, yields a lot (4)
18 A summer won’t add up with just one! (7)
22 Bride’s outfit incomplete? Much to learn! (9)
23 More flamboyant thrower peaks before going west (9)
24 Australian newspaper needs to drop editor for old Greek tyrant (9)
26 Thrower and I left cathedral city in a huff (9)
27 See 1
28 Periodically poses it, it’s said for surreptitious attention seeking (4)
30 She’s left me one (6)
31 Originally, an ugly guy thought of enlargement (12)
33 Twill betray youngster (7)
34 Skiing: not as good as it used to be? (5,8)
35 Macnee dropping current athletic female – is result “The Avenger” ? (7)
36 Woods line Golf Central (5)
37 Beds nun roughly, then becomes less stiff (7)
Down
2 Salamander’s order: “Lead our organisation!” (7)
3 Nobody knows why autobiography has “ecstasy” instead of “love” (7)
4 Nine voices advertising daring trapeze artist? (5)
5 Organisation named? Not yet (9)
6 Steer follows visionary assistants (5,4)
7 Hurry up! They’re abysmal! (5)
8 Sally in bed with Joan; they have a number of channels available to view (7,6)
9 Rough weather before, in addition to children’s chorus (3,2,5,3)
11 John Key’s trending (and his office) (11)
16 Put up with ambitious eminence (5,8)
17 Finally, Wells’ machine is in its rightful place (3,6,4)
19 Needy, losing heart, 34 (6)
20 ‘igh danglers, perhaps (4-7)
21 I explain (somewhat nasally) how I’ll find out where Sarah Palin was Governor! (6)
25 Betjeman’s bomb-site in grand act of removal (9)
26 Philosopher’s man I’d put with one who 5 across (9)
28 The ripe bananas, pretty please (7)
29 Chose one diamond (7)
31 Worry, as gnats about (5)
32 A bird found on the Nile? (5)

No.1 Summer 2015-16