CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Sunday Tasmanian - Tassie Living - - PUZZLES -

ACROSS

4 You are given a pint and some­thing to eat (6) 7 It’s sure nice to have such an easy job (8) 8 The good name given to such a pure alien (6) 9 Fa­ther gets a lot of letters from arty paint-mix­ers (8) 11 Worn by is­lan­ders cer­tainly but not at work (7) 13 Be­seech the lit­tle devil to take on the role (7) 15 Said to ap­pear mostly open and looks fatty (7) 17 About that pam­phlet, take it back! (7) 20 En­cour­ages one to lis­ten then get sent out (8) 23 I’m get­ting near to be­com­ing a seago­ing soldier (6) 24 Trans­mit­ted in one line to a watcher (8) 25 Tot­ters a lot like these aquatic types (6)

DOWN

1 A cap­i­tal way to de­liver the mail (4) 2 Ring it again then for­mally with­draw (6) 3 Some trustees show such de­te­ri­o­ra­tion (4) 4 A con­cise form of letters easily seen here (5) 5 Con­cerned with hold­ing it? Then have a rest (6) 6 Bury it mostly in win­ter (5) 9 Stiffly neat as a queen and an early reader too! (6) 10 This will give you a lift (7) 12 Most weasels are sup­port­ive (6) 14 Found with your sinews so bear with it (6) 16 So I meet an Ir­ish­man with that par­tic­u­lar di­alect of his (6) 18 To be pre­cise, it’s from a for­mer per­for­mance (5) 19 It’s such a mov­ing game (5) 21 Given the cane for hav­ing pim­ples? (4) 22 Leon is back in time for Christ­mas (4)

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