Crossword

Clues – Across

1, 14 dn Group responsible for wishing you a Gay Christmas! (9,10)
5, 28 Our theatre production – but not a musical (4,2,3,4)
9 Male following nipple has to be paid (5)
10 Gays beware of this blue man on the landscape (9)
11 CHE wants a performing 16 year old to be this! (5,3)
13, 4 dn That long ten? No, short really. (3,2,6)
15 These vary concerning the age of consent for homosexuals (8)
17 Home of a famous het and is honoured initially with first class return (6)
20 This story is probable with tongue in cheek (6)
21 Well known London Club has a rose addition to this (8)
23 What did Uncle Tom and his nephew get up to in here? (5)
25 Gay News reporter fined and told not to do this (8)
28 See 5 ac
29 Employment follows a sailor – not very nice (5)
30 Tea starts at a quarter to five and this is included twice! (4)
31 SOS – Do time for a lot of us (9)

Clues — Down

1 Satisfies hunger and adapts 30 ac (4)
2 Good condition when added to 21 ac creates a popular gay rendezvous (2,3,4)
3 Nothing added to the mixed game produces the end (5)
4 See 13 ac
6 Butch or bitch have this course (5)
7 We test teas – of success perhaps (5,5)
8 An excited cock does this as would a gentleman for a lady (6,2)
12 Does the cane bring you out in spots? (4)
14 See 1 ac
16 Is 50 and the Queen follows for this surrounded guy (8)
18 Principal fanny surrounds nothing to produce an accurate number (4,5)
19 Is enclosing two fifties but we’re still prey to them (4)
22 Doctor and artists add the place of the seal to regulate their behaviour (6)
24 Nips acceptable in love but not from wasps (5)
26 Backside covers Martin initially to prepare for war (5)
27 Gay this goes to these quarters (4)

The solution to Gay News’ first crossword will appear in the next issue (10th January, 1973)

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