GN Crossword No2/73

Clues – Across

1. Questionable motives of a chicken? (5,8)
8. Well known pub has small company the French possessive points to (9)
10. Blue area? (5)
11. One word erotically holds command (5)
12. Name or Eastern man – so be it! (4)
13. Lyrical warning of near arrest through dark girl so attired (4)
15. Experienced orally (6)
17. Resting place for one of two but affairs prefer a double (4,3)
18. Bewitch (7)
20. Like a peer? (6)
22. Holds 6 balls before the finish (4)
23. Quiet sailor mixed this pitfall for the unwary (4)
24. Hampton Court has one to astound (5)
27. Understood that old army followed by a hundred took it (5)
28. Mixed up communists at ship’s dance produce Gay supplier for Jean Frederick’s night (5,4)
29. Famous Queen’s home drags on twice a week in Westboume Park (7,6)

Clues — Down

1. Friend from SMG of Gordon Highlanders fame (4,2,3,5)
2. Cast amorous glances (5)
3. Ship’s bosun really has large cock – with dreamy contents! (6)
4. Before muddled bird’s home is to be given (7)
5. Objectively we reverse the manuscript for arithmetic (4)
6. “Passion chariot” a bit tight for two! (6,3)
7. Inhabitants of Pacific Islands – most Gays are, thank God (8,6)
9. Could mount bare back (8)
14. Spectacular aid to observe an affair in two positions? (8)
16. Gay News’ non-sectarian views crystallised in this Holy animal (6,3)
19. Sir gets his date mixed up – results in cross words! (7)
21. Seem to slap pear helene on the table in part (6)
25. Cigarette remains and French oval plate (5)
26. “Safe to undress now” resulting effect is to do so by acronym (4)

The solution to the above crossword will appear in Gay News No. 19.

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