CRYP­TIC CROSS­WORD

Sunday Tasmanian - Tassie Living - - PUZZLES -

ACROSS

1 I’ll be­come strong or bust in

the at­tempt ( 6) 8 The sort of pro­posal one might

ex­pect from a com­poser? ( 8) 9 50% love a miss who is lithe

of body ( 6) 10 You’ll find such a rene­gade at a Post Of­fice in Western Aus­tralia for ex­am­ple ( 8) 11 A learned per­son takes his

van to Tas­ma­nia ( 6) 12 To be frank it’s not shut ( 4) 13 At this point, it’s a pity one

has to seek du­ti­ful re­spect ( 5) 16 Some masters ex­pect such a

con­cise an­swer ( 5) 19 A bird found among the

hi­bis­cus ( 4) 21 Well read by fa­ther and a lot

of other per­sons ( 6) 22 Split the atom, hold a duel but tone it down ( 8) 23 It’s only nat­u­ral to have some

mi­nor mal­func­tion ( 6) 24 Of­fered in the end to de­ter

one from us­ing it ( 8) 25 A lit­tle elfish with a lot of spirit

at this point ( 6)

DOWN

2 How to fold your pa­per

ar­tis­ti­cally ( 7) 3 A pre­ten­tious wealthy one isn’t down at the be­gin­ning ( 7) 4 Love ap­ple? Then you’ll en­joy

this too ( 6) 5 Call it a gift for now ( 7) 6 That man at the mu­seum keeps an out­cast dog on a hill ( 7) 7 How I re­vere hav­ing a

day­dream ( 7) 13 It al­lows Mis­ter P to put in an

ap­pear­ance ( 7) 14 It’s plain to see I’d take part

in this event ( 7) 15 In­deed, why I got left in and

sur­ren­dered ( 7) 17 There’s this poem, To Err like

a Ruler ( 7) 18 He’ll look af­ter you then take

a rest in his van ( 7) 20 Sus­pends most and pays off

the rest ( 6)

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