the cross­words

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CRYPTIC CLUES

ACROSS

1 Many a girl is kind (5) 4 Mis­taken, ran out when jeered

at (7) 8 A ship that car­ries goods

ashore (3)

9 Lack of will (9) 10 Some medicine ap­pears to act on

wise men (7)

11 Leave your bed clothes (3-2) 13 Hare­brained fe­line put in a

pen (6)

15 It will be plain to a Rus­sian (6)

18 Night flier on the staff (5) 19 At­tracted by a duller

com­po­si­tion (7)

21 They ig­nore na­tional cus­toms (9)

23 Blood­less end to Tai­wan (3)

24 Cho­sen or chooser (7) 25 Weeds are found in the back-street

(5)

DOWN

1 Ar­range cards A-Z for Hun­gar­ian

dance mu­sic (7) 2 One who helps Satanists out (9) 3 Kind of mu­sic pop­u­lar with chil­dren?

(5) 4 Made of iron, this strange ob­ject of

wor­ship (6) 5 A new song hit right away (2,5) 6 Leaves the last of the team

out (3) 7 Cut the cackle and use the tea towel

(3,2) 12 Up­per class lead­ing artist (3,6) 14 Thing to put out at the end of to­day

(7) 16 Send­ing out ter­mi­na­tions (7) 17 The poet’s al­ways un­der the car of

course (6) 18 Cook beats a mix­ture (5) 20 He com­posed the last let­ter in the

cat­a­logue (5) 22 Put Sue into em­ploy­ment (3)

QUICK CLUES

ACROSS

1 An es­tab­lished prin­ci­ple (5) 4 To plun­der (7) 8 A knock (3) 9 Worth men­tion­ing (2,5,2) 10 South­west US state (7) 11 Great pain (5) 13 Die of hunger (6) 15 Mis­cel­la­neous col­lec­tion (6) 18 Spot­less (5) 19 Hand­bill (7) 21 Dis­guised by em­bel­lish­ment (7,2) 23 Ar­rest (3) 24 Love af­fair (7) 25 Give way to pres­sure (5)

DOWN

1 Amount still out­stand­ing (7) 2 In­volve as a con­se­quence (9) 3 In­scrip­tion on coat of arms (5) 4 Dis­cour­age (6) 5 Czech com­poser (7) 6 A durable wood (3) 7 Noble (5) 12 All things con­sid­ered (2,7) 14 Deer meat (7) 16 Re­tire (2,2,3) 17 Ve­hi­cle used on snow (6) 18 Drink made from ap­ples (5) 20 Have rel­e­vance (5) 22 A hard heavy wood (3)

PUZ­ZLE 14123

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