The Oldie - - CONTENTS - An­tico

Each of twelve clues com­prises a def­i­ni­tion part and a hid­den con­sec­u­tive jum­ble of the an­swer’s let­ters in­clud­ing one ex­tra let­ter; the ex­tras spell the name (two words) of an or­gan­i­sa­tion cel­e­brat­ing a sig­nif­i­cant an­niver­sary of its 1A (un­clued) this De­cem­ber. One clue is with­out a def­i­ni­tion; its an­swer is the sur­name of the 26 (un­clued) who was the 1D 13D (un­clued) of the or­gan­i­sa­tion. Each of six clues con­sists of def­i­ni­tions of two words of dif­fer­ent lengths; in each case, the­mat­i­cally rel­e­vant let­ters are added to the shorter word to cre­ate the longer one, which is the an­swer to go in the grid. Num­bers in brack­ets re­fer to lengths of en­tries.


5 Ad­vanced in­stru­ment for

cap­tur­ing im­ages (6) 9 Ap­peal in re­treat end­lessly

re­peated (7) 10 Cop­per praises safety

de­vices (3-4) 11 Hon­ours rarest eth­i­cal

val­ues (9) 12 Poi­sonous snake round loaf

of bread (5) 13 Old man one de­ployed in

air­borne force (4) 14 Lizard with cool name

en­dan­gered (9) 16 Lec­ture so­ci­ety about ar­cane

mat­ters (9) 18 Mark made by sin­gu­lar

ve­hi­cle (4) 21 Pub­li­ca­tion sur­prises au­thor (5) 22 Sealed al­liance, hav­ing

Mex­i­can dish (9) 25 Choose name of mytho­log­i­cal

princess (7) 27 Scrap metal’s suit­able (6) 28 Ground only cov­ered by

rev­o­lu­tion­ar­ies (8)


2 Ob­scure rel­a­tive sup­ported

by a king (7) 3 Hate ed­i­tor com­ing up

with ex­per­i­ment (6) 4 Low­est point found in crater (5) 6 Items for sale at cin­ema (8) 7 Cool as in river go­ing north (7) 8 Sailor in tears re­solved to be

tee­to­taller (9) 10 Purga­tive char­ac­ter in

con­spir­acy of se­na­tors (7) 14 Ac­cord, dream un­likely to be

ful­filled (7) 15 Base ex­er­cises on quan­tity seen

around street (8) 17 Famished, so try size­able

shellfish (7) 19 Ex­plor­ers lo­cate area of

shore (7) 20 Rabbi’s mov­ing dream (6) 23 Man­age to pro­tect south­ern

wood (5) 24 Ad­vice, say, re­gard­ing ar­eas of

land (5)

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