CROSS­WORD

Combo Cross No. 4243

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Straight Clues ACROSS

1 Rub­bish

4 Spon­sor­ship

7 One who dis­trusts peo­ple

9 Af­fir­ma­tion

10 Ear­lier NRL team name

12 Poi­sonous snakes

13 Aquatic furred

mam­mal

15 Re­gion

17 Cricket tro­phy

19 Aus­tralian state (init)

21 Pot­tery

22 Count up

23 Don clothes

DOWN

1 Nat­u­ral dis­po­si­tion

2 Beasts of bur­den

3 Truth­ful

4 Grey

5 Lack­ing re­fine­ment

6 Ac­quired rel­a­tives

8 Brings up

11 Drink one’s health

14 De­served

16 Place on a list

18 Hoist

20 Milk serum

Cryp­tic Clues ACROSS

1 Ut­terly de­stroy some of the ex­tra shoes

4 Is age re­cy­cled for pro­tec­tion?

7 One who dis­trusts

hu­mankind is a man­hater

9 Cer­tainly, in my es­ti­ma­tion

10 Tip top seas in the East­ern Suburbs NRL club

12 Egyp­tian co­bras pass out

13 Plot­ters con­ceal a car­niv­o­rous muste­line mam­mal

15 The ex­tent of an open space

17 Crash es­sen­tially into the em­bers of a camp fire

19 In an­swer to a state

21 Lis­ten, then some­how wear baked clay

22 Reckon up some me­tal lyres

23 Treat wounds with a one­piece outer gar­ment

DOWN

1 A state of un­con­trolled anger puts amen to early men­tal char­ac­ter­is­tics

2 Grass es­pe­cially is for don­keys

3 In the tele­phone sta­tion,

fair dinkum!

4 Cash your chips in when

grey­ish

5 Irv­ing Rossiter is 144

6 Ac­quired rel­a­tives tread on

nurses

8 Backs more ar­son­ists

11 Raise one’s glass to as­tro­nauts

14 Was en­ti­tled to have made money

16 Reg­is­ter, and be­come a mem­ber

18 Lift with force in the av­enue

20 It ac­com­pa­nies curds in few hey­days

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