Unpublished Beelzebub 11

 

ACROSS

1              Bristling kisser (and how!)? That’ll be us! (12)

10           Political intrigue not Liberal’s bag (4)

11           Old photo, strangely coloured, not entirely favoured (7)

12           Failing sequence includes one (4)

13           Worm to twist round when about to feed (8, 2 words)

14           Require losing one blood-group and gaining another? Intend to reverse deficiency (9)

17           Tricked one out of compact (4)

18           Reviewer, missing opening, faced with very much of a puzzle (7)

19           Produce shortening of Scottish street (5)

20           Literary genre returns some terrific storytelling (5)

21           Church, without altering, must incorporate second body (7)

22           Daughter avoiding garrulous old drunk (4)

26           Sensational film made moral uncertain (9)

27           Get more protection for governor? Certainly (8)

28           University College investing in nickel hooks (4)

29           Colourful shirt: style US President backed (7)

30           Energetic person in game about to receive setback (4)

31           Wild Brunnhilde (not half) is named as one (12)

DOWN

2              Straws? Collection has 1000 (5)

3              Hospital chap accepting provision to make blood (8)

4              One European country upset about delay for Middle Easterner (7)

5              Anti-religious, promoting French and airy in character (9)

6              A rise in lust, say, probed by American writer named thus? (5)

7              Put out about cry for attention raised in colourful location (8)

8              Frank O’Hara’s first writing (4)

9              Life spreads out, revealing gloom (11)

10           Puzzles about singular dispute (11, 2 words)

15           Prayer-books: church cross over Rector concealing damage? On the contrary (9)

16           Accepting zest, encore one item in La Traviata? (8)

17           Snow ridges formed by shifting air-gusts (8)

19           Ice Age, perhaps, yielding nothing to a volcanic feature (7)

23           Some time’s elapsed for ancient leper (5)

24           Host – millions – entering city before middle of week (5)

25           Revolutionary grass includes different drug? That’s right (4)

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