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Townsville Bulletin - - LIFESTYLE -

ACROSS

1 Stem­ming a dis­con­cert­ing at­trac­tion ( 9) 8 Agree to be en­thu­si­as­tic ( 5) 9 Hurry to pull out the plug? ( 7) 10 Still a cause of poor re­cep­tion ( 6) 11 Many of us live in this sort of way ( 6) 12 They eval­u­ate any salts in a mix­ture ( 8) 15 At­ten­tion shown with­out hes­i­ta­tion in a trial ( 8) 18 One is against another football team ( 6) 20 The aca­demic field ( 6) 21 Shar­ing out a bit of pars­ley per­haps ( 7) 22 Fac­ulty for sound judg­ment ( 5) 23 How sly all may ap­pear su­per­fi­cially ( 9)

DOWN

ACROSS

1 Coun­try of north­ern Europe ( 9) 8 Item of bric- a- brac ( 5) 9 Be­come un­duly prom­i­nent ( 7) 10 To rumple ( 6) 11 Any plant of pea fam­ily ( 6) 12 Stupid per­son ( 8) 15 Blame­less ( 8) 18 Keen in­sight ( 6) 20 Baby ( 6) 21 Deny ( 7) 22 Cool­ness in dan­ger ( 5) 23 Take no ac­tion on a mat­ter ( 3,2,4)

DOWN

2 Tinge deeply ( 5) 3 Short of money ( 4,2) 4 A cer­e­mo­nial in­ter­view ( 8) 5 To the other side ( 6) 6 Re­new one’s knowl­edge of ( 5,2) 7 Con­fess ev­ery­thing ( 4,5) 11 US state on Gulf of Mexico ( 9) 13 Spy, shot in France 1917 ( 4,4) 14 Un­vary­ing ( 7) 16 Re­voke ( 6) 17 English pain­ter 1775- 1851 ( 6) 19 Large African an­te­lope ( 5) 2 Charm go­ing top­less at fash­ion­able race meet­ing ( 5) 3 Mace bearer? ( 6) 4 High ro­mance? ( 4,4) 5 Crazy lament ( 6) 6 Con­ceit re­veal­ing vi­tal­ity in trou­bled times ( 7) 7 I con­spire to per­fec­tion ( 9) 11 Steps in­doors ( 9) 13 Nev­er­the­less is not to be sat­is­fied with just part ( 5, 3) 14 One stays with it ( 7) 16 Sure to change one’s ways ( 6) 17 In­cline to­wards a sim­ple build­ing ( 4- 2) 19 Artist can’t make a self- por­trait with­out it ( 5)

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