sghanson (sghanson) wrote in times_xwd_times,
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Jumbo 1388

Apologies for the slight delay on this one - no real excuse!

Also apologies for any typos as this was typed up in haste.

I don't recall any particular issues with this one and nothing came up as I was typing the entry.

Across
1 SWITCH OFF - SWITCH = shoot, OFF = out
6 ACCUSED - ACCU(r)SED = doomed
10 CASTE - C(h)ASTE = immaculate
13 OPINION - ONION = possible source of tears, around PI = religious
14 TOPSAIL - TOPS = covers, AIL = feel bad
15 SANTA FE - SAFE = strongbox, around ANT = worker
16 SIGN ON THE DOTTED LINE - (NOT DELETED NOTHING IS)*
17 HIT - double definition
18 OUTLAW - OUT = away from home, LAW(n) = turf
20 AFFAIR - A = alpha, F = female, FAIR = just
21 TORMENTOR - TOR = peak, MEN = soldiers, TOR = peak
23 BLACK MAGIC - BIC = writer, around LACK = need, and MAG = publication
25 NATIONALIST - NAT = TAN = brown, reversed, I = one, ON A LIST = catalogued
29 AMOUR - A MOUR(n) = a regret
30 DERISIVE - DIVE = joint, around ERIS = SIRE = father, reversed
31 TENEMENT - TENET = opinion (13), around MEN = workers
34 BOTHERED - BED = layer, around OTHER = additional
36 ALARMIST - A, L = large, ARM = weapon, IS, (sho)T
37 GRIPE - GRIP = stagehand, E(at)
39 LOVE HANDLES - LOVE = nothing, HANDLES = takes care of
41 END PRODUCT - END = last, PRO = expert, DUCT = tube
43 CRESCENDO - (CONCEDES, R(ight))*
45 NUGGET - NUG = GUN = shooter, reversed, GET = acquire
47 GOLDEN - GEN = information, around OLD = outdated
49 PIP - double definition
50 ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE - (SOME RECRUITS PERHAPS)*
52 THIMBLE - THE around LIMB*
53 ARAPAHO - A =area, R.A. = artist, P = parking, A = area, HO = house
54 TAKE-OFF - TOFF = gent, around (f)AKE = false
55 LATER - LATE = dead, R = right
56 SYNERGY - SYNER sounds like SINNER = offender, G(u)Y
57 LAMINATED - E.T. = alien, ANIMAL = creature, all reversed then D = departs
 
Down
1 SNOWSHOE - NOW = present, in S.S. = ship, HOE = tool
2 ICING - double definition
3 CHIROMANCER - CHI = Greek character, ROMANCER = one to exaggerate
4 ORNATE - (ARE NOT)*
5 FATHER FIGURE - FATHER = pop, STAR = figure
6 AMPHORA - A(ccept), M.P. = representative, HO = house, RA = god
7 CHAPTER AND VERSE - C and V are the abbreviations for CHAPTER and VERSE in Bible references
8 SOLID-STATE - SO = thus, (SALT DIET)*
9 DOSSIER - DOSSER = vagrant, around I = current
10 CONFEDERATE - CON = with in Italian, FED = scoffed, E.R. = first lady, ATE = scoffed
11 SPAGHETTI - (AT SHIP, GET)*
12 EVENTER - EVEN = flat, TE(a)R = race
19 TELEOST - TEST = river, around LEO = cat
22 SMIDGEON - SON = lad, around MIDGE = fly
24 CASTLES IN THE AIR - (SATANIC HITLERS, (schem)E)*
26 OVERTURE - OVERT = open, URE = river
27 TETHER - hidden in frustraTE THE Racketeers
28 GAMBOL - GAM = school, BOL(t) = run away
32 EVINCED - ED = bloke, around VINCE = another bloke
33 MIDDLE SCHOOL - cryptic definition
35 ECHO CHAMBER - cryptic definition
37 GODFORSAKEN - GOD = DOG = setter maybe, FOR, SAKE = drink, N = noon
38 BLOODSTAIN - (LABS TO DO IN)*
40 VIEWPOINT - VIE = tussle, W = with, POINT = fielder
42 UNDERFED - UNDER = working to, FED = FBI agent
43 CAPITOL - COL = pass, around A PIT = an enclosure for animals
44 NUMBERS - cryptic definition
46 GERMANY - G = good, E.R. = monarch, M = married, ANY = even one
48 PRO TEM - PROM = concert, around TE = note
51 U-BOAT - ABOUT*
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