CRYPTIC CLUES

PUZ­ZLE 14100

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ACROSS

1 Fish put on ice (6) 4 Not the same as put into proper or­der (8) 9 First vi­o­lin starts the cas­sette tape (6) 10 Pro­teins needed for dogs (8) 12 Ac­count a man gives of his suf­fer­ing (4) 13 Func­tions like a group of politi­cians (5) 14 Noth­ing to be seen on the Ger­man river (4) 17 They don’t per­mit you to live ex­trav­a­gantly (7,5) 20 They help when one is in a tear­ing hurry (12) 23 Not the fi­nal tem­per­a­ture (4) 24 Agree to give a hearty welcome (5) 25 It’s not ev­i­dent the plain­tiff has a quar­rel (4) 28 Prin­ci­pal has to re­main as chief sup­port (8) 29 Re-dial cor­rectly, or get off the line (6) 30 Artist is to be­come a writer (8) 31 A hearty com­mu­ni­ca­tion (6)

DOWN

1 The French­man has a fur coat at­trac­tive to shop­pers (8) 2 A song about a sub­ject a per­son can’t stand (8) 3 Fully avenged and that’s flat! (4) 5 Threats due to bold reap­praisal (12) 6 Has wrongly won a point (4) 7 With it the es­say is with­out pur­pose (6)

8 Bar­ren land that’s rested per­haps (6) 11 The realm of the imag­i­na­tion? (4,2,6) 15 Beefy young­ster is di­rect (5) 16 Joins in a ris­ing smell (5) 18 Ad­mit one may be in­clined to be over­bear­ing (8) 19 Ex­ploit at length ad­van­ta­geously (8) 21 The man­u­script is about Eastern sub­jects (6) 22 Rev­o­lu­tion­ary form of Tao­ism (6) 26 Em­ployer in se­ri­ous er­ror (4) 27 Rush up to see the an­i­mals (4)

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