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PUZ­ZLE 14118

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CRYPTIC CLUES

ACROSS

1 Con­stituent parts of cat­tle food (5,5) 6 Record is within a cou­ple of fig­ures (4) 10 Conception many find per­fect (5) 11 Start badly but get a jewel; that’s

the plan (9) 12 Hear a gun go off and speak to

some­one an­grily (8) 13 It’s pleas­ant em­brac­ing an eastern

rel­a­tive (5) 15 Wild de­mon, by the way, in an

ex­treme sit­u­a­tion (7) 17 In­sults hav­ing lit­tle point? (7) 19 Ex­er­cise done by a pris­oner (7) 21 Show how old one is in a symp­tom

of ex­haus­tion (7) 22 Girl of Ro­man ex­trac­tion (5) 24 Light bas­kets (8) 27 A ta­ble leg gets bro­ken, but it’s of

no im­por­tance (9) 28 Belief in sa­cred of­fice (5) 29 Con­sumes a set recipe (4) 30 Will he cure plane sick­ness? (4,6)

DOWN

1 Note an in­scrip­tion that will hold

at­ten­tion (4) 2 Rag­time band leader was great (9) 3 Foals are frisky af­ter a tonic per­haps

(3-2) 4 A new song hit right away (2,5) 5 Sailor ob­tains marks for shoot­ing (7) 7 One loses one’s head when in a

cor­ner (5) 8 Re­mu­ner­ate ace post­men per­haps (10) 9 Do these or­ders re­fer to the na­tional

an­them? (8) 14 Hand­some in­di­vid­ual and

com­pe­tent (10) 16 Refugees are not at home with

ac­tors (8) 18 Breathe ir­reg­u­larly at what should

be reg­u­lar (9) 20 Speech im­ped­i­ment? (7) 21 Go to the front (7) 23 Just what one is en­ti­tled to (5) 25 Paint­ing is dry and firm (5) 26 Round trip to an­cient town (4)

QUICK CLUES

ACROSS

DOWN

1 Prefer­ably (4,6) 6 Aro­matic culi­nary plant (4) 10 Il­lu­mi­nated (3,2) 11 Inspired with love (9) 12 An eye dis­or­der (8) 13 More than usu­ally (5) 15 Ideal ex­am­ple (7) 17 Straight-faced (7) 19 Pouch-cheeked ro­dent (7) 21 Long thick pil­low (7) 22 Short and stout (5) 24 In­tol­er­antly au­thor­i­ta­tive (8) 27 A history (9) 28 Held in re­serve (2,3) 29 Tem­po­rary quiet spell (4) 30 Fuzzy (3-7) 1 Cut down (4) 2 Ex­clu­sion from so­ci­ety (9) 3 Dried co­conut ker­nels (5) 4 To func­tion (7) 5 Marked on a map (7) 7 White heron (5) 8 Dis­cour­tesy (3,7) 9 Fit read­ily to­gether (8) 14 Well-or­dered (10) 16 Re­mote from the cen­tre (8) 18 Aris­to­cratic (9) 20 Far-reach­ing (7) 21 Con­ceited per­son (7) 23 Re­lat­ing to a wall (5) 25 Stand­off­ish (5) 26 Con­trib­ute (4)

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