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Townsville Bulletin - - LIFESTYLE -

the hard way ACROSS

1 Ship­ping trade ( 5) 4 Mak­ing a come­back cover girl presents a prob­lem ( 7) 8 Pull leg round chest ( 3) 9 Ser­vice­men who have a job to do ( 4,5) 10 If it were erad­i­cated there would be no com­plaints ( 7) 11 For­gets when un­usu­ally moist ( 5) 13 Wan­dered out of dan­ger ( 6) 15 Nat­u­rally they sup­port dis­cus­sion on board ( 6) 18 A sheepish ex­pres­sion? ( 5) 19 Ne­ces­si­tate hav­ing to col­lect? ( 4,3) 21 On a for­est ma­noeu­vre not much later ( 4,5) 23 A small whisky for se­vere cold ( 3) 24 A plant from the list ( 7) 25 Bon­nie’s com­pan­ion is a Scot­tish run­ner ( 5)

DOWN

1 Naval ves­sel which should be quar­an­tined? ( 7) 2 Ill- used ve­hi­cle ( 9) 3 Cut of the cloth ( 5) 4 To stop in Rhodes is tempt­ing ( 6) 5 Omit­ted but not right away ( 4,3) 6 Spoil a horse by dock­ing its tail? ( 3) 7 The regions are as shown ( 5) 12 Yet it may be the prod­uct of an ac­tive imag­i­na­tion ( 4,5) 14 Pas­sage taken from a dis­trict ( 7) 16 Weight on one’s con­science? ( 7) 17 Cut down chesty com­pli­ca­tions ( 6) 18 Be de­ter­mined to at­tack ( 5) 20 A song from Bev­erly Richards ( 5) 22 Charm ex­hib­ited by the Ja­panese ( 3)

the easy way ACROSS

1 Use­ful qual­ity ( 5) 4 A fool ( 7) 8 Shade of colour ( 3) 9 Front run­ner ( 9) 10 Ap­prove openly ( 7) 11 Moneylend­ing at ex­or­bi­tant rate ( 5) 13 Make pos­si­ble ( 6) 15 Re­pressed ( 4- 2) 18 Wash in a liq­uid ( 5) 19 Coun­sel­lor ( 7) 21 Run as fast as pos­si­ble ( 2,4,3) 23 Large vase on pedestal for plants ( 3) 24 Of small girth ( 7) 25 Have re­course ( 5)

DOWN

1 Ac­com­plish ( 7) 2 Un­wa­ver­ing ( 9) 3 Drunk­ard ( 5) 4 Rider in horser­ace ( 6) 5 Cal­cu­late ( 7) 6 In­vite ( 3) 7 Churl­ish ( 5) 12 Meet­ing re­quired stan­dard ( 2,2,5) 14 Down­wind ( 7) 16 Close as­so­ci­ate ( 7) 17 Courage in bat­tle ( 6) 18 Sham ( 5) 20 Elec­tor ( 5) 22 Charge for pro­fes­sional ser­vice ( 3)

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