CRYP­TIC CROSS­WORD

Sunday Tasmanian - Tassie Living - - PUZZLES -

ACROSS 4 The French guard it lit­tle by

lit­tle ( 7) 8 Her Majesty paved it and had

it spread through ( 7) 9 There’s a mess in it at this point and it calls for ret­ri­bu­tion ( 7) 10 Has not one cent but is

qui­etly happy with it ( 7) 11 The idea that in­cludes art and

makes it shine ( 7) 12 Me, I’m about to meet my

em­ployer and what a re­lief ( 6) 14 Or a hill is enough for such

a good speaker ( 6) 18 The pa­per gets at what is to

pro­tect us ( 7) 21 One more hero with a

tan! ( 7) 22 Com­ing af­ter Capone and

seen on the side ( 7) 23 En­lists, gets out of it and

pays at­ten­tion ( 7) 24 You’ll find this lass tak­ing a bet with the horses present ( 7)

DOWN 1 How to show re­spect to a

ghost ( 7) 2 Has a press­ing need. Why

the sar­casm? ( 5) 3 I leave my pa­tients to be

in­ven­tive ( 7) 4 The well- bred lit­tle gen­tle­man

from the north of Ryde ( 6) 5 Seen to have weapons in a

dream ( 5) 6 A par­venu is one not down at

the be­gin­ning? ( 7) 7 I sell th­ese knit­ted goods ( 5) 13 Seen as go­ing to a bishop’s

head ( 7) 15 It’s about a code­maker

hav­ing com­punc­tion ( 7) 16 About the news­pa­pers and how they keep them un­der ( 7) 17 Plays for time in the theatre ( 6) 18 They are handy sort of

trees ( 5) 19 Dan­ger men­tioned in some

pa­per I look at ( 5) 20 Too as­tute! Why Dee gave up

the an­i­mal ( 5)

Cryp­tic So­lu­tion 1406

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