Sir Lancelot and His Page; WIN A SUPERB PARKER SONNET PEN WORTH [Pounds Sterling]100

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Sir Lancelot and His Page; WIN A SUPERB PARKER SONNET PEN WORTH [Pounds Sterling]100


HERE'S your chance to win a Parker Sonnet Black Laque fountain pen worth [pounds sterling]100. Every week our gallant knight Sir Lancelot engages in an amiable joust with his Page. They provide different clues that give the same answers. Sir Lancelot provides the Cryptic Clues and his Page the Quick Clues. Solutions next Sunday.

MYSTERY WORD BONUS

For your chance to win [pounds sterling]100, give the answer to 1 Across. To enter, text LANCELOT followed by a space and then your answer to 65700 or call 0906 651 3455. The winner will be selected from all correct entries received by 11.59pm on Thursday, November 12. Texts cost [pounds sterling]1 plus your standard network rate. Calls cost 60p a minute from BT landlines. Other networks and mobiles may vary. See Page 57 for terms and conditions.

SIR LANCELOT'S CRYPTIC CLUES

ACROSS

1 Dirty fly hit wildly (6)

4 Miser upset surrounded by weaponry that may make for a sticky situation (3,5)

9 See mod croon round hospital with rudimentary music maker (9)

11 Sense sound of sadness by tenor (5)

12 Sweetheart initially to chuck slacker (4)

13 Fountain pen fixed gap shortly (10)

15 Rings involving Greek character in broken nail (6)

16 End fuel flow which is wanting (7)

19 Some abhor money as a thing a body produces (7)

20 Pivot points seen in beautiful cradle (6)

22 Puddings contain pleasantsmelling alcohol (10)

24 Vague old boys leave to get better (4)

26 Ten from France? That is the American South (5)

27 Pointing straight up thorn is treated by part of hospital (9)

28 Politician is involved with money maker and queen (8)

29 Greek goddess describing first two vowels (6)

DOWN

1 Perhaps skate round all morning and develop hunger (6)

2 Local area network a depressing thing for this man of property (9)

3 Yokel beheading a young bird (4)

5 Unfurled a vent suffering this disease (8,5)

6 Gave up working with vacuous lady in a submissive way (10)

7 Letter seeing a milligram is sent up (5)

8 Maniac's punishment in short with this (8)

10 She & I accounted criminally for a long shot (7,6)

14 Unfunny, boring sound of you and me diminished (10)

17 Destiny involving alternative barrel - that's lucky (9)

18 State of slave in the Earldom uncertain, not at all English (8)

21 Given me and theologian the French will produce tinker (6)

23 Can contains cattle poison (5)

25 Wife's success at Pentecost (4)

OCTOBER 25's SOLUTIONS, No 395

ACROSS: 1 Port Said, 5 Open up, 9 Casualty, 10 Borrow, 12 Paradoxical, 15 Chief, 17 Crocodile, 18 Elegantly, 19 Fella, 20 Spoilt child, 24 Loofah, 25 Obsolete, 26 Pilaff, 27 Acidosis. …

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