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CRYPTIC CLUES

ACROSS

1 Calm a don­key with a fit of ague (7)

5 Uses Pol­ish en­thu­si­asts? (5)

8 Hit or miss af­fair in­di­cat­ing a

wrong­ful con­vic­tion? (5,3,5)

9 Wa­ter at the mouth (5)

10 Staff held in a sort of re­spect (7)

11 Ex­pire though once healthy (6)

12 Times for work­ing gar­ments (6)

15 Make a book? (7)

17 Fancy things (5) 19 Fixed rule de­cid­ing pri­or­ity in a

queue? (8,5)

20 Records talk with­out us (5)

21 Put into bonds on ac­count of great

in­ter­est? (7)

DOWN

1 New cadet took part (5)

2 Up­set some run­ners? Let’s hear about it (5,3,5)

3 Not a sunny greet­ing? (3,4)

4 Hem­ing­way or Sterne per­haps (6)

5 Al­ways up­lifted af­ter a key note (5)

6 Court ver­dict on Eve? (5,8)

7 They first hit the ball and wait (7)

11 Pho­tographed out of doors? (7)

13 No in­ner sanc­tu­ary (7)

14 Trade in­volv­ing coins (6)

16 Great Asian long-dis­tance run­ner

(5)

18 Just a maxim (5)

PUZ­ZLE 14120

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