CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

No. 1436

Sunday Tasmanian - Tassie Living - - PUZZLES -

ACROSS

1 I’d go to Mars and re­move their weapons ( 6) 8 Form the opin­ion that it’s time

to take a seat ( 8) 9 A great num­ber go to that Egyp­tian river ( 6) 10 Saints have a right to be re­garded as be­ing skilled ( 8) 11 It acts as if it isn’t mov­ing ( 6) 12 Al­most cease to give com­fort ( 4) 13 We cap­ture bears with a

sword ( 5) 16 Nudes are to be found on low

sand hills ( 5) 19 Go on, beat this one ( 4) 21 Or I show spirit right from the

start ( 6) 22 Show the way or get the

ex­ec­u­tive to do it ( 8) 23 Makes up for it in so neat a

man­ner ( 6) 24 Will they re­ceive ben­e­fits from

it? ( 8) 25 They gov­ern with a tense

ap­proach ( 6)

DOWN

2 That is, ini­tially, to train for

in­ac­tiv­ity ( 7) 3 He’s such a flighty fel­low ( 7) 4 Threaten fel­lows with a top

card ( 6) 5 Re­stricted to one an­swer

only ( 7) 6 One ve­hi­cle and an­other to live

in ( 7) 7 Thinks log­i­cally about grounds

for a be­lief ( 7) 13 And I get the lass to wear

them ( 7) 14 A lot get fired when get­ting

the gear off at a bar ( 7) 15 That will teach you a les­son ( 7) 17 Found grow­ing on cam­pus? Un­real! ( 7) 18 At only ten, mine looked distin­guished ( 7) 20 Or they hold Mass de­spite the

mud ( 6)

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