No 17 September 2017

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Across
1 Child prodigy drew unkind caricature (10)
6/26 What is just over half of 9? An assurance, such as 1 across (8)
9 Fast, I move to spot (7)
10 Above granary, bearing letter from abroad (7)
12 Billy Wilder clip to get Oscar (5)
13 Most negligible insult is French (9)
15 A Frenchman deals with repercussions (7)
16 Mexican state concealed most of Beta Persei (7)
17 Male magazine has spectacles for a short-sighted chap (2,5)
20 Puppet risen to fight (5-2)
22 Air Lennon composed to a type of equation (9)
23 Russian capital and region of the countryside (5)
24 Rex and bird take time in Auckland suburb (7)
25 Rummaging, say, as usual (7)
26 See 6
27 Attractive gold chaps enter, birth related (10)
Down
1 Wait where I’m ousted by student giving quarter to killer poet (4,7)
2 Type of surface rarely found on a slide (7)
3 Dire “Yes Minister” emergency no mystery (somehow) to a Sir Humphrey (8,5)
4 Almost be aware of c-call for help from home of bullish type (7)
5 Fairly dark film, with union leader replacing iodine feed (7)
7 Properly lubricate bore… (3,4)
8 …a creature of habit, taking every second in turn (3)
11 Can’t get this German 6/26? Tee-hee! (13)
14 Molière plot foiled by a misleading French 6/26 (6,5)
18 Memo Ron distributed around compound (7)
19 Duck to write song for a type of concert (4-3)
20 Uproar I fermented in Wellington (7)
21 Nagging musician? (7)
24 A line of scrap (3)

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No 17 September 2017

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