Private Eye logo
twitter
twitter
rss
rss
rss
rss
gnitty
No. 550 by Cyclops
Please note: we are no longer accepting entries for this crossword.

private eye crossword
An Across Lite version of this crossword is available for download here». Free copies of Across Lite are available at the Literate Software website.

More crosswords from Cyclops can be found here.
Across

1 Fail to keep it up as a maligned therapist (6)
4 How to annoy a luvvie: lift leg (7)
9 Liberal undone, having first accepted sly suggestion (8)
10/2 Nigel and two Ukip leaders going mad with room for foreign cabaret (6,5)
11 Show up a Speaker's Lords member? (6)
12 Dubbed King Miliband after dark? (8)
13 Many followed the 2015 Election, seeing Labour's end and Nige's breaking with nameless countries (12)
17 Could be Labour's got shit on Brenda? Sun: "Killjoys!" (5-7)
21 Indecisive voter's refrain: "Ukip's second today" (4-4)
23 Left crushed by cabinet minister's mitts (6)
25 Provoked, Sun gets even – not very well hidden (6)
26 Appendage cover with fancy lace (8)
27 Love quota delivered by speechifier (7)
28 A quarter Scottish, they recklessly make cuts (6)
Down

1 Nervous sort of brainy networkers (8)
2 See 10ac. 3 Unlike Thatcher's "No" to the French press? (3-4)
5 Cameron crushes independent oil development around Conservative London area (7)
6 Makes contact between members? (7,2)
7 Craft of King George entertaining idle bastard (6)
8/24 Maybe stony David puts round into Labour worthless sort (4,2,3)
14 Hospital visitor's pain aggravated by small measure in jug (2-7)
15/22 Conservative Right abandoned humour and heart for a start – don't take seriously (3,4)
16 Right low-spirited like the party faithful (4-4)
18 Nick to cause a bit of a car crash? (3,4)
19 Natural penis with electronic component? (7)
20 Drink, um, is a depressant (6)
22 See 15dn. 24 See 8dn.
More From This Issue
Top Stories
Street Of Shame
more »
Top Stories
HP Sauce
Latest stories
more »
HP Sauce
In The Back
The latest stories
more »
In The Back
Also Available Online
More From This Issue
Private Eye Issue 1395
private eye Only In The Magazine

‘Why Weren’t the Churchgoers Armed?’ asks NRA… Greece on brink of being on brink of brink… He was a great man! Napoleon on the myth of Andrew Roberts… ‘All Men Are Paedos’ Shock – Mail Exclusive… Georgie Porgie Sacked Over Sexist Remark, says Nursery Times… Jihadi Brides – New from Condé Nasty… Chris Evans’ Diary, as tweeted to Craig Brown.

And also...

- Sporting first: A whole page (yes, really!) of unsporting Eye sports news
- Offshore islands: The vast tracts of Scotland owned in secretive tax havens
- Plus: Bigger type, more jokes, journalism and cartoons in the newly-expanded magazine
For all these stories you can buy the magazine or subscribe here and get delivery direct to your home every fortnight.
Next issue on sale: 7th July 2015.

Private Eye Issue 1394
gnitty