CRYPTIC CROSSWORD No. 1494

Sunday Tasmanian - Tassie Living - - PUZZLES -

ACROSS

1 That sixty sec­onds dance ( 6) 7 No rest in early North Amer­ica when this was heard re­sound­ing ( 8) 8 How to re­side when you so wish to ( 6) 9 The sailor ex­plained it and was freed of re­spon­si­bil­ity ( 8) 10 Go into a dive and you’ll up­set some­one ( 6) 11 Well ed­u­cated and into the re­tail tea busi­ness ( 8) 14 Ap­peared to be red­nosed but was fi­nally sanc­tioned ( 8) 18 That’s right, chess pieces are to be shelled out for ( 6) 19 Played at a mu­si­cal per­for­mance with love ( 8) 21 All the good rea­son to call this deadly ( 6) 22 On a high? Then you should know the an­swer ( 8) 23 They warn us of women at sea? ( 6)

DOWN

1 An ode about crime which is nei­ther good nor bad ( 8) 2 Un­tied then put to­gether again as one ( 6) 3 Walk with lit­tle Les­lie and keep them un­der­foot ( 8) 4 It is re­peated that she was a god­dess ( 4) 5 There’s some­thing fishy about such an oc­cu­pa­tion ( 6) 6 Mean­ing un­der can­vas? ( 6) 12 That poet’s lad finds them in shal­low wa­ters ( 8) 13 Writ­ten in spite of the French in­ter­ven­tion ( 8) 15 Pasta which goes to one’s head ( 6) 16 500 Ro­mans in the choir make for a colour­ful pre­sen­ta­tion ( 6) 17 Get the best of a mov­ing stream ( 6) 20 Some flight that tour in­volved? ( 4)

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