CHAL­LENGE CROSSWORD

The Globe and Mail (Atlantic Edition) - - FACTS & ARGUMENTS -

CRYP­TIC

Across

1 Put on a ship tak­ing back a na­tive of Aus­tralia (6) 4 Man is, what­ever Donne says! (6) 9 Cap­i­tal boom pos­si­bly fol­lows de­pres­sion (7) 10 Went abroad from Dover (5) 11 Two Poles about to re­turn to noth­ing? Un­true (3,2) 12 Old city in Natal is un­af­fected (7) 13 A light sleeper, but al­ways ar­riv­ing late for his job (5,6) 18 Lu­di­crous mem­ber in cal­ico per­haps (7) 20 Coarse types con­fuse love with lust (5) 22 Of­ten seen a bit tight (5) 23 He de­prives oth­ers of their oc­cu­pa­tion (7) 24 Beast re­tir­ing with a bro­ken toe (6) 25 Didn’t deny it’s a self­ish char­ac­ter­is­tic (6)

Down

1 Bill gets lit­tle money, re­sult­ing in stress (6) 2 Share the rent (5) 3 Some­thing that flies hold­ing a large num­ber – it’s big (7) 5 A step that shows mis­placed trust (5) 6 Hos­tile mod­ern po­etry (7) 7 Com­monly do (6) 8 He spends most of his time away from the coun­try (4,7) 14 See 15 Down 15 and 14 Down: Un­doubt­edly en­joy­ing a good turnover (7,2,5) 16 One with ner­vous trou­ble can be re­ally sour (6) 17 New star I’d fol­low is a girl (6) 19 Di­vided with 100 over (5) 21 Some of the Moun­ties may ap­ply for re­lease (5)

QUICK

Across

1 Repu­di­ate (6) 4 Loath­some (6) 9 A dark-red cherry (7) 10 To change (5) 11 Au­thor­i­ta­tive de­ci­sion (3-2) 12 In­ter­con­nected group (7) 13 Deso­late (11) 18 Im­pre­cise (7) 20 Scope (5) 22 Jack (5) 23 Wan­der­ing (7) 24 Tell (6) 25 That is to say (6)

Down

1 Ter­mi­na­tion (6) 2 Churl­ish (5) 3 Pros­per­ous (4-3) 5 Pre­lim­i­nary sketch (5) 6 Re­sult (7) 7 At­tack by air­craft (6) 8 Ba­sis (11) 14 In­clud­ing ev­ery­thing (7) 15 A blood dis­or­der (7) 16 Squab­ble (6) 17 Thick­set (6) 19 Rep­re­sen­ta­tive (5) 21 Dis­tin­guish­ing em­blem (5)

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