Nine months without a crossword

What a terrible host I am.

Here’s one I did as a potential between-rounds handout sheet for the pub quiz I work on. Unfortunately, despite my best efforts to make it easy, it was deemed too hard.

There’s a couple of full grids on the bubble. I hope to complete at least one before the end of the year!


TMT Trivia

by Rupert Morrish http://crossword.morrish.org


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DA 2013/11/01

The theme, 6D 24D, is DELIBERATE TYPO. Every definition has one letter wrong. They are:

Across
8: Cater / Hater
9: verNe / verSe
10, 2: fUr / fAr
11: armY / armS
12: sHooter / sCooter
14: outsiZe / outsiDe
15: plaNe / plaCe
17: Gin / Win
20: fiX / fiT
22: Cake / Fake
23: sHack / sNack
24: rIot / rOot
25: daiLy / daiSy
26: sTeaks / sNeaks

Down:
1: Rated / Dated
3: diTty / diRty
4: skIll / skUll
5: Perving / Serving
6: poWder / poNder
7: saY / saD
13: Might / Sight
16: Punning / Cunning
18: loVer / loSer
19: nOtion / nAtion
21: piNched / piTched
22: sCud / sPud
24: blAnder / blUnder

#23


#23

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Five across clues have no definition. They intersect their 25 acrosses, which have no clue at all.

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#22

This puzzle may be rather difficult for solvers who were not pre-schoolers in the UK between the late 60s and early 80s. As always, no apologies.


22

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#21


#21

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Sea


Sea

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Solve the grid and name the sea it represents.

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Unity


Unity

by Rupert Morrish


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