CHAL­LENGE CROSS­WORD

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CRYPTIC CLUES

ACROSS

1 High church man? (8) 5 Tree Fa­ther planted in Amer­ica (4) 9 An air of sanc­tity (5) 10 Ex­cit­ing feel­ing (7) 11 Sat­is­fied buyer of an elec­tric fan? (4,8) 13 A ship tak­ing trou­ble in at­tack (6) 14 Main rea­son for poor vis­i­bil­ity (3,3) 17 One’s first ad­dress (6,6) 20 This piece needs rewrit­ing to make it clear (7) 21 In the trans­la­tion it be­comes yours (5) 22 Blue feath­ers? (4) 23 It’s in­stru­men­tal in hav­ing wine around (8)

DOWN

1 It may be pro­duced by car­bon monox­ide to a de­gree (4) 2 Pro­vi­sional hand-outs (7) 3 Spy or­gan­i­sa­tion makes the news (12) 4 A ren­dezvous lined with trees (6) 6 Fig­ure it pro­duces light sep­a­ra­tion (5) 7 Ac­com­mo­da­tion for poor sailors? (8) 8 Such a change may be on the gam­bler’s be­half (3,3,6) 12 Coun­try of grow­ing im­por­tance (8) 15 Fancy work? (7) 16 Equally an ex­pan­sive per­son (2,4) 18 Pull in first be­hind an­other ve­hi­cle (2,3) 19 Said good­bye, per­haps, but re­main­ing (4)

QUICK CLUES

ACROSS

1 Di­min­ish (8) 5 Au­da­cious (4)

9 Copy closely (5) 10 Rel­e­vance (7) 11 Some­one known slightly (12) 13 Breed of sheep­dog (6) 14 Save from dan­ger (6) 17 Ir­re­triev­ably lost (4,3,5) 20 Nec­es­sary po­ten­tial (7) 21 Be­come one (5) 22 Walk­ing stick (4) 23 Reck­lessly waste­ful (8)

DOWN

1 Tenth of a dol­lar (4) 2 Funny (7) 3 Ex­tremely painful (12) 4 To yield (6) 6 Bulb veg­etable (5) 7 Poor comic verse (8) 8 Area of con­flict (12) 12 Purely the­o­ret­i­cal (8) 15 Up­per limit (7) 16 Mi­nor (6) 18 Rouse from sleep (5) 19 Be con­scious of (4)

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