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Sunday Tasmanian - Tassie Living - - PUZZLES -

ACROSS

1 Evil in­tent shown by Alice on de­mand­ing a thou­sand ( 6) 8 One has a men­tal right to be

moth­erly ( 8) 9 The Greek will shed a tear

when seen with jolly Roger ( 6) 10 He keeps his job as an old

ser­vant then? ( 8) 11 A sucker for fish ( 6) 13 You’ll see the light when they

turn up ( 8) 16 In­clines to get Sid back with

those at­ti­tudes ( 8) 19 It’s a la­tent sort of gift ( 6) 22 Ali is in his prime when it

in­volves his em­pire ( 8) 24 That worth­less dog ac­cepts sin and brings it on him­self ( 6) 25 De­mand a cut here and

now ( 8) 26 The sort of de­vice that makes

Ted gag ( 6)

DOWN

2 I break a leg but re­main

ac­tive ( 5) 3 Oh! I need help; I’m in such a

state ( 5) 4 Seen as mere lads but they’re

such gems ( 8) 5 Most state that they should let

it stand ( 4) 6 All at sea and hav­ing fun

on it? ( 6) 7 A drink­ing spot found to rave about at the Top End ( 6) 12 It spoils big Red ( 4) 14 Mak­ing it com­fort­able for a young bird ( 8) 15 More about the eter­nal city ( 4) 17 I’m with you, men must be

ex­empt from it ( 6) 18 An ab­stract of prices ( 6) 20 It’s quite clear to me that it’s

mostly luck, I’d say ( 5) 21 One must be pa­tient with

her ( 5) 23 Seen grow­ing in the Fair

Isles ( 4)

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