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CRYPTIC CLUES

ACROSS

1 Right in but it’s taken out (7) 5 Sort of ly­ing to in­cur dis­missal

from ca­nine club (5) 8 News flashes caus­ing fur­rowed

brows (9) 9 Bot­tom’s part of a ship (3) 10 Star makes a come­back in ‘The

Rene­gades’ (4) 12 Note-maker and note-taker (8) 14 Chan­nel with­out wa­ter we

hear (6) 15 About to set a prob­lem for the rest

(6) 17 Keep up sup­port (8) 18 Des­patch in a cho­sen di­rec­tion (4) 21 Eggs are dear say (3) 22 With­out af­fec­ta­tion as

ex­pected (9) 24 Chil­dren that may be well

read? (5) 25 Man­aged to con­tinue to the cap­i­tal

(7)

DOWN

1 It may be used in the theatre or

there­about (5) 2 In­tel­li­gence unit in spe­cial

forces (3) 3 It may be called a piece of

bread (4) 4 One who minds is easily hurt (6) 5 Minded be­ing ar­ranged (8) 6 Lofty-sound­ing or­gan dies

away (9) 7 Make watch­ful re­marks? (7) 11 Takes a meal among sailors though

it causes de­lay (9) 13 One keeps it in re­serve (8) 14 Class for aris­to­crats in

Ja­panese (7) 16 Cold tart (6) 19 Se­nior mem­ber of a party given

money (5) 20 Press club (4) 23 Stars in a cou­ple of films (3)

QUICK CLUES

ACROSS

1 En­chant (7) 5 Steep rock-face (5) 8 Tra­di­tion­al­ists (3,6) 9 Fall be­hind (3) 10 Face of a clock (4) 12 To chal­lenge (8) 14 Large tusked Arc­tic mam­mal (6) 15 Buf­foon (6) 17 As­sume bur­den of (8) 18 Sud­den cold spell (4) 21 Be in­debted to (3) 22 Ruth­less (9) 24 Flavour­some (5) 25 Con­temptible (7)

DOWN

1 Pon­der re­sent­fully (5) 2 Bun­dle of pa­per money (3) 3 Diplo­macy (4) 4 Jinx (6) 5 Loss of nerve (4,4) 6 Ob­tained un­law­fully (3-6) 7 Boxer (7) 11 Ev­ery­one who ar­rives (3,6) 13 For all to see (8) 14 A com­plete fail­ure (7) 16 Di­lap­i­dated (4-2) 19 Part of flower’s corolla (5) 20 Closed (4) 23 Awk­ward lout (3)

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