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Puzzle #143 April 2013  "In Transit"


Across

  1. Mystery entry (11)
  2. (Cleric's mutt getting fed) (6)
  3. Terry goes astray following a highway (6)
  4. (Make a gift of top and middle of flower) (6)
  5. Get to know king and knight (5)
  6. Small mark or depression, (5)
  7. . . . once risen, is infused with vivid red (6)
  8. Skyrocketing rates a shocker (5)
  9. *Ignorance about a Mediterranean seaport (4)
  10. Report about Western influence (4)
  11. Claire rudely grabbing papa's copy (7)
  12. Wait to get a bit of everything for a fabric (5)
  13. (An assembly of ample numbers) (6)
  14. Head neurologist started going crazy (6)
  15. Queen's uncle taking bishop's place in exchange for 25¢ (7)
  16. (Mix mud with air to extract metal) (6)
  17. Turn right keeping left for a song (4)
  18. Carbon-level madness (5)
  19. hEveryone in Mexico fusses (5)
  20. Settler ofReno's going back with ring (6)
  21. Sword held back by keeper (4)
  22. Chinese fish shelter (6)

Down

  1. Mystery entry (6, 5)
  2. (Intrusion of road into estuary disturbed a repository of riches) (8)
  3. Toss inert mineral (5)
  4. Taking a nap? Wake up, please (6)
  5. #Part of unquotable word meaning "whereto" in Latin (3)
  6. Father engages tenor in idle chatter (6)
  7. Dog swallows large piece of chewing tobacco (4)
  8. *Chauncey managed deep water at first (5)
  9. *Cleo's mad for Nat (4)
  10. Laxative brew contains oxygen (4)
  11. (Garment initially hard to make adjustments to) (6)
  12. Concerning free rein (2, 2)
  13. Participant has disrupted French transit system (6)
  14. Current Native American is sharp (5)
  15. *Jolly old man of pleasant aspect (5)
  16. Coin an expression about lacking sense or substance (5)
  17. Dealer exchanges mullet's head for 100 eels (7)
  18. (Shop in westOregon) (5)
  19. Agreed with forger being beheaded and dismembered (5)
  20. (More recent pitcher follows ninth starter) (5)
  21. Insanely angry about naked brat in storehouse (7)
  22. Russian vehicle manufacturer embraced by observer astrologer (9)