1992 Independent Easter Jumbo

 

ACROSS

1             Pangloss’s view of interplanetary saints? (3,4,2,3,8,6)

14           Inspiration for English form of art and nothing more (5)

15           Spoke about Conservative politician favouring reform (7)

16           Highly-regarded spa – admittedly swell if unfinished (4-7-2)

18           Former English army cop (a good man, held back) cancels duty (7)

19           Revolution of the very rich? (7)

20           Fetch last of seamen into ship (5)

21           There’s some dirt on a lot of keys (5)

22           Dye? I’m black – use to hide central area (5)

23           Stop opening of youth camp? (6)

24           Tennis shot involving weak change of direction (6)

25           The soak’s round to that place (7)

27           Company reduced after collapse of trade exhibits former style (3,4)

28           English Liberal etc. involved concerning speech for those voting (9)

29           Deliveries bound, we hear, to miss breakfast-time? (9)

32           One destroying arrangement of organ ditties, right? (13)

34           Bird talk ultimately indicates crow (5)

36           Quick – out of the crowd! (7)

38           We help Phi with anagramming outer parts of the name of a furniture-maker (11)

41           A Capri set mistakenly sunbathes (9)

44           One pen is held back for antelope (5)

45           Plan conscription (5)

46           Sacking one ship in desperate surroundings (9)

47           Stance that is not without heart apparent in rhetoric (11)

48           Artist into every last bit of style – an affliction linked with Van Gogh! (7)

49           A bit of noise as elephants stand (5)

51           Silver’s proximity to gold shown thus? (1,5,3,4)

54           Part of angler’s stuff involves pub in shilling wager (6-3)

56           Stop one entering department, under certain conditions (9)

57           Mother’s stuff I perceived as handiwork with threads (7)

59           Tell one’s troubles with hesitation receiving various boons (7)

62           Agree to chop down grain, we hear (6)

63           Soap? I express objections! (6)

65           Swindler to take in church? Quite the reverse (5)

67           Thus US city’s right for the sun (5)

68           French now restyled the hard look (5)

69           Take liberties? Sure, MP works with energy (7)

70           Just the Place for Baby ­– farce by a writer? (4-3)

71           Swapping views on retaliation? (2,3,3,2,3)

72           My great Hebrew master on air, broadcast about books (7)

73           This is certainly a very good breed of giraffe (5)

74           Possibly seventh by some fraud involving former vocal piece of music? (10,8,8)

DOWN

1             A difficult choice? Lucifer or an elemental Mass? (3,5,3,3,4,4,3)

2             Former pro bowled in various speeds – causes more problems (11)

3             The environment copes badly in this place (9)

4             Dancing sprite’s task – homage to me? (11)

5             Satisfied real shifts in affiliation (7)

6             The numbers in a pub? (5,12)

7             What to do with waste paper from the vicar’s place? (6)

8             In error Kew grows sea plant that may stink? (6,5)

9             Mean contents of will are billions, on reflection (9)

10           The net effect? (11)

11           Weak king should get manipulated (7)

12           Great storms over the woman’s harvests again (9)

13           Some canvassing in capital of Denmark for international agreement (7)

17           Faults in lines of Yeats: point out this quotation (4,3,10,9)

26           Unrefined scoundrels held up second film (4,4)

28           Insects are running about on rugs (7)

30           What makes me snore is US writer… (7)

31           …who’s childless – it’s one of the retired faculty members (7)

33           Nothing affecting ears of river-folk (7)

35           Couscous meal dished up with a crab – traditionally cold (2,4,2,1,8)

37           Professional cricketer, English, with a determined will (7)

39           Shellfish for each sailor holding one caught (3-4)

40           I’d gone crackers going after Welsh bird (7)

42           Something soothing about undisciplined worker (8)

43           Rustic with little energy in dry clump of trees (7)

49           Old flame to catch love after dallying? Infer what’s coming! (11)

50           Flying creatures represented in most of proper detail (11)

52           Stamp-collecting male in orbit, head-over-heels over girl, we hear (11)

53           Quietly bet of malfunction of open-air instrument (6-5)

55           Those elected taking on pressing cause of unrest? (9)

56           They hold their drink – are unable to get into stag parties, finally (9)

58           Excited bird on a ring (4-1-4)

60           Live with one in flat, mostly in credit (7)

61           Gangster who’s round if a mobster’s initially uppish? Very good! (7)

64           Club, for example, keeping the man with the whistle in work (7)

66           Creature that digs up pine without hesitation (6)

 

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