CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

No. 1414

Sunday Tasmanian - Tassie Living - - PUZZLES -

ACROSS

1 A shoot­ing star en­coun­tered and broke up some ore ( 6) 8 It will need to have a tail when brought on by ne­ces­sity ( 8) 9 The fam­i­lies that Bert is

as­so­ci­ated with ( 6) 10 See me de­liv­er­ing a pitch which is strongly ex­pres­sive ( 8) 11 Such an an­gry look! Gee,

let it down ( 6) 13 It’s such a re­gal state ( 8) 16 When get­ting rid of the old,

I pass out ( 8) 19 Call that a stretcher? What

rub­bish ( 6) 22 It’s vi­tal for a tee that it can

be made to float ( 8) 24 Pro­ceed with a lot of spelling to spread the truth ( 6) 25 Such a de­light to have an

ex­cuse, cer­tainly ( 8) 26 The French get shut out by

some de­tec­tive ( 6)

DOWN

2 How to reg­is­ter a loner ( 5) 3 Some joint that’s be­low this

one ( 5) 4 Keeps some back for the

part- time sol­diers ( 8) 5 How to halt the post ( 4) 6 Mike is cut off and there’s such a fuss by the Ja­panese em­peror ( 6) 7 It’s a sign that the twins are

here ( 6) 12 To ac­cept re­spon­si­bil­ity one

must show nous ( 4) 14 They’ll teach you a les­son ( 8) 15 How to part yet re­main

deeply en­grossed ( 4) 17 Ladies find them stan­dards

of per­fec­tion ( 6) 18 The first to be stiffly neat and

start to show al­lure ( 6) 20 State the sam­ple re­quired ( 5) 21 It’s how they build in

Crete ( 5) 23 Al­most vague and quite

fever­ish, too ( 4)

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