CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Sunday Tasmanian - Tassie Living - - PUZZLES -

ACROSS

1 Floored by a ve­hi­cle and my favourite one ( 6) 8 It takes a caveat to get things mov­ing ( 8) 9 There’s sev­eral un­der­wa­ter work­ers here ( 6) 10 I sent Len out to be on guard ( 8) 11 Takes dogged de­ter­mi­na­tion to find the an­swer ( 6) 12 No flaw, not in this grass ( 4) 13 Put ten each way on Dog­matic ( 5) 16 Pro­vide me with the right mo­tif ( 5) 19 That’s right, a snake will file out ( 4) 21 As a re­sult this sheen will ap­pear ( 6) 22 Move it at once and you’ll find the mo­tive it con­tains ( 8) 23 The ma­nia has left the beast ( 6) 24 Has stones in it caus­ing those strains ( 8) 25 Even a saint will re­turn to such oc­cur­rences ( 6)

DOWN

2 Our team needs Ian to give it some life ( 7) 3 To be ex­act, it is seen to creep about ( 7) 4 Let the don­key carry that pen­dent or­na­ment ( 6) 5 Far out! That’s the an­swer ( 7) 6 My mother has an agent, a man of distinc­tion ( 7) 7 Refuse to fail in strength ( 7) 13 That de­struc­tive lit­tle one, Tim, is in that tree ( 7) 14 A planet where a king would find him­self all at sea ( 7) 15 It’s hard work mov­ing a vat by rail ( 7) 17 So un­friendly, an innkeeper to lie like that ( 7) 18 That man trod on it in a sar­cas­tic man­ner ( 7) 20 To see it elapse will de­light me ( 6)

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