Listener Crossword 4262: Solution Notes

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One Across by Mr Magoo

Puzzle explanation

Only the letters D, O, M, I, N, E and S were entered in the grid. The partitioned grid represents a full set of DOMINOS (1ac).

Clue explanations

Conventions: * = anagram, < = reversal

No Answer Explanation
Across
1 DOMINATORS DENOMINATORS − EN(d)
8 IMMENSE IMMERSE with N for R
9 SOMEONE (SOON around ME) + E
10 MITHRAEUM (THE AIR) * in MUM
11 NUMDAH NUM(b) + HAD <
13 FISHGUARD FISH + GUARD
15 PAIRINGS P + AIRINGS
18 UNBLOODIED (OILED + BOUND) *
20 ODDNESS (tw)O (thousan)D (an)D (thirtee)N (mayb)E (show)S (thi)S
21 MODERNIST (MO + DEBT) with (RN + IS) for B
Down
1 DISARM (ADMIRERS − ER) *
2 TOMBOYISH TOMB + COYISH − C
3 MAMMATE MAGNUM − GNU + MATE
4 ICE CREAM ICE + CREAM
5 UNKNOWN (tr)UNK NOW N(ormally)
6 BOSUN BO + SUN
7 STRETCHED ST + RETCHED
12 AMNESIA NAMES * + I + A
13 INFORM IN FORM
14 DODDY POPPY with D for each P (old and new pence)
15 KIDNEY KID + (condem)N (th)E (bull)Y
16 CITIZEN NICE * around ZIT <
17 SAWDUSTS (SQUAW + DUSTS) − QU
19 HOT-DOG HOT DOG
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