CRYP­TIC CROSS­WORD

National Post (National Edition) - - WEEKEND DIVERSIONS - By Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon

ACROSS

1 Prize-win­ning writer’s novel got award at Rome (8,6) 9 Cat­e­go­rized al­bum con­tain­ing Seal’s “Crazy” (7)

10 Sea mam­mal fig­urine: Flip­per in the sound (7) 11 Writer’s Chal­ice mir­rored Crack­pot (8,7) 12 Kings­ley get­ting into Natalie’s lin­gerie (8) 14 A north­ern Brit’s neck­wear (6)

17 Group of teams put to­gether about three miles (6)

19 Paul sets off beats (8) 22 Writer adapted Eli­jah at Mace­don (7,8)

24 Go back and forth about math­e­ma­ti­cian’s con­stant theft (7) 25 Mis­chief-maker wraps up looms (7) 26 Stage Biddy,

Field, and Rooster for writer (7,7)

DOWN

2 Rear­range a pick on ham­mer (7) 3 Stare, tak­ing in small penin­sula of Que­bec (5) 4 Mass meet­ing about help brought back out from the hub (8)

5 Royal fam­ily’s heraldic gold cov­ered with scat­tered dust (6)

6 Shows tan­gled lace in tri­als (9)

7 Play Old Tes­ta­ment greet­ing (7)

8 One who gives name in en­trance­way (5) 9 Amus­ing col­umn about flaky min­eral (7)

13 Eas­ily dis­gusted type’s back in town north of Van­cou­ver (9) 15 Re­sists re­form­ing mem­bers of the fam­ily (7) 16 Ram­bling in trek up high­way (8)

18 Vault I have in store (7) 20 Gi­ant jerk nab­bing one bronze (7)

21 Colours on wine con­tainer (6) 22 Boggy growth oc­cu­pied by eastern prophet (5) 23 Some­thing moulded like short film (5)

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