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CRYPTIC CLUES

ACROSS1 9 1011 12 1416 Non-play­ingEels Pre­pareTubes Com­plainedO­lympicWay(11)(6) meals are out of (6) wrig­gling­for chil­dren­event paste take­off? mem­bera busy- (8) record(5) free worker(4)of (7) a set crick­etby had Amer­i­cataken fam­ily

18 19 22 LightHas mo­torist­hearA num­bera (5) equip­mentchoice(8) swal­lowed­sort for of min­er­postup we (4) and

2324 Course­first Colonistin the fol­lowed­gets field letters(11) by bird-dogsent out to (7) be

DOWN23 Forty-nineTarry rope (4)in the red are an­gry (5)

45 Is An in­quis­i­tiveasi­nine re­mark about (6) the tank and

6 Change sol­diers of (8) fee as re­quired to take off

the pres­sure (4,3)

7 Is it used when ly­ing low? (11)

8 Trade es­sen­tial for oth­ers - lock­mak­ers

es­pe­cially (3,8)

13 Doc­tor’s re­port - on a man who has

been shot? (8)

15 Rock and roll (7)

17 Ar­ti­cle by in­spir­ing women is

en­ter­tain­ing (6)

20 Well I wouldn’t want this

taken (5)

21 Reader’s plea for orig­i­nal ex­pres­sion

(4)

QUICK CLUES

ACROSS 1 Co­op­er­at­ing very closely (4,2,5) 9 Omit care­lessly (7) 10 Re­lin­quish (5) 11 Re­strain (4) 12 Echo­ing (8) 14 Thrown in a high arc (6) 16 Al­most (4,2) 18 Aerial close com­bat (8) 19 Sur­rounded by (4) 22 At what point (5) 23 Free time (7) 24 Per­sua­sion by moral pres­sure (3-8)

DOWN 2 Por­tend (5) 3 Cus­tom­ary food (4) 4 A spice (6) 5 Re­main­ing un­used (8) 6 Green with veg­e­ta­tion (7) 7 Ap­ply one­self earnestly (7,4) 8 In­fantry­man (4,7) 13 A mil­i­tary unit (8) 15 Con­tin­u­ing cause of anger (7) 17 Hot pep­per (6) 20 Feel grief for (5) 21 Heel over (4)

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