The Stickler Weekly 195 Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations
1 ANGEL
An application in semi-solid form is a very good one (5) AN + GEL
4 DECORATOR
Interior designer last month briefly hooked up with speaker (9) DEC(ember) + ORATOR
9 TALIPOT
A mouthpiece clutched in youngster’s palm? (7) (A + LIP) inside TOT
10 MAUNDER
Mother included in ramble (7) MA + UNDER
11 POLYNESIA
Pacific island group is openly maligned by America’s leader (9) Anagram of IS OPENLY + (A)MERICA
13 HOODS
Bad guys lifted car parts (5) Double Definition
14 LION-HEARTED
Brave told stories about another in a bad way (4-7) LIED about anagram of ANOTHER
16 SAD
Sea, oddly, died down (3) (S)E(A) + D
18 TOP
Leading vessel turned back (3) POT reversed
20 PRETENTIOUS
Pompous goody-goody keeping on big top, say (11) PIOUS outside (RE + TENT)
22 ADEPT
Experienced associates of intolerant pedagogue returned (5) intoleranT PEDAgogue
23 ON THE WANE
Mixture of ethane now past its prime (2,3,4) Anagram of ETHANE NOW
25 STILTED
Wooden pole put on an angle (7) S + TILTED
26 HIS NIBS
Blow off steam about writer, one in authority (3,4) HISS outside NIB
27 TREASURED
Favourite walk around stable (9) TREAD outside SURE
28 LINED
Wrinkled, like the inside of a good suit (5) Double Definition
 Down  Answers and Clues Explanations
1 AUTOPILOT
A perfect place contracted group’s guide on board ship (9) A + (UTOPI)A + LOT
2 GALILEO
Great Italian goalie tossed around ball finally (7) Anagram of GOALIE outside BAL(L)
3 LAPIN
Go round wearing rabbit fur (5) LAP + IN
4 DOT
Complete time period (3) DO + T
5 COMPARTMENT
Division’s remark about gin turning up (11) COMMENT outside (TRAP reversed)
6 ROUGHED IT
Resistance leader from Germany, living in hide-out, somehow did without basic comforts (7,2) R + [(G)ERMANY inside anagram of HIDEOUT]
7 TEDIOUS
Outsider, greatly disconcerted, is tiresome (7) Anagram of (OUTSIDE)R
8 RORTS
Reports missing record number of dishonest schemes (5) REPORTS minus EP
12 SHAREHOLDER
Investor has fixed her up with senior (11) Anagram of HAS + (HER reversed) + OLDER
15 HEPATITIS
High temperature – it is restricting onset of patient’s viral disease (9) (HEAT + IT IS) outside (P)ATIENT
17 DISPERSED
Broadcast is essentially produced in vacated dockland? (9) (IS + PER SE) inside D(OCKLAN)D
19 PUERILE
Adolescent turned up on ecstasy to irritate (7) UP reversed + E + RILE
21 ORATION
Prepared to air one unfinished speech (7) Anagram of TO AIR + (ON)E
22 ASSET
Help a small group (5) A + S + SET
24 EASEL
Carefully move large piece of artist’s equipment (5) EASE + L
26 HAD
Experienced firm giving up right (3) HARD minus R

 

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