CRYP­TIC CROSSWORD

National Post (National Edition) - - MONDAY DIVERSIONS -

ACROSS 1 Fa­mous ex­plorer, by Jove! (5,5) 6 Celebrity of Amer­i­can shows (4) 9 He or she maybe died af­ter Church passed judg­ment? (10) 10 Space mis­sion fi­nally leaves ground (4) 12 Singer keen on re­tire­ment (4) 13 Ques­tion again re­gard­ing African dic­ta­tor found in river (2-7) 15 9 gifts for com­pany (8) 16 As­so­ciate’s not en­tirely sweet — hard to get back­ing (6) 18 Ul­ti­mately aban­don one fool for an­other (6) 20 TV bul­letin, per­haps, wants ma­jor­ity of sect shot (8) 23 Fash­ion­able area en­veloped by evil — to crim­i­nal that’s pure (9) 24 Part of church fails when not tak­ing sides (4) 26 Ter­ri­ble anger shown by daugh­ter (4) 27 Crowd, late in the even­ing, have a ball (10) 28 Record some po­lice about to ar­rest son (4) 29 Over­wrought doc­tor eats richly (10)

DOWN 1 Look amazed and go crazy with­out love (4) 2 Book pro­moted by the set­ter’s con­tro­ver­sial (7) 3 In­ven­tor’s mis­taken: atoms do shine (6,6) 4 Catch Bond? (8) 5 Weary, sav­ing en­ergy in rows (6) 7 Pros­e­cute a rule in hear­ing (7) 8 Ag­gra­vate for­mer part­ner over ac­count and be­rate in er­ror (10) 11 The Ge­n­e­sis ver­sion of Stair­way to Heaven (6,6) 14 Lib­eral old writer cared (4-6) 17 Back­track about bridge op­po­nents show­ing re­spect (8) 19 Stave off en­ter­tain­ing sailors in bars (7) 21 Poi­son’s drunk in scare (7) 22 Poor at­tempt to sup­port friend (6) 25 Con­crete coin once used in Madrid (4)

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