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Sunday Tasmanian - Tassie Living - - PUZZLES -

ACROSS

1 Pa­tri­ot­i­cally sung by a lit­tle one at the bor­der ( 6) 7 I’m al­most dis­creet when I’m cheeky ( 8) 8 Makes an ef­fort to mark the spot then take a rest ( 6) 9 Of­fer to start Ly­dia in a soft- hearted man­ner ( 8) 10 A mer­chant who is handy with cards ( 6) 11 Re­poses in the south with a good drink ( 8) 14 Lis­tened, then went out and joined up ( 8) 18 In con­clu­sion, use it to hear how to make one beloved ( 6) 19 When it comes to eggs, it’s no won­der they are well re­ceived ( 8) 21 Get­ting weary of al­most re­tir­ing ( 6) 22 In Canada there’s no such big snake ( 8) 23 Al­most slashes with the whip ( 6)

DOWN

1 Once Ted had a story to tell ( 8) 2 How her lad be­came a messenger ( 6) 3 It dis­turbs the mas­ter when I treat one badly ( 8) 4 To be frank, it’s noth­ing to a writer ( 4) 5 Stick to it and you’ll find an an­swer to it ( 6) 6 Fishes and gets a lot of tan­gles ( 6) 12 This col­umn needs your sup­port ( 8) 13 Not in when it storms? How atro­cious ( 8) 15 The month Ena demon­strated her de­vo­tion ( 6) 16 Whole in diplo­macy? ( 6) 17 Makes him more at­trac­tive when Ron gets sad? ( 6) 20 Pos­sesses a lot of gowns ( 4)

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