the cross­words

CRYPTIC CLUES

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ACROSS

1 Enor­mous at­tic in dis­ar­ray (7)

4 Fa­ther needs a hand to gather

fruit (5)

7 Record­ing band (4)

8 In­sect with a lot to learn? (8)

10 Play things? (10)

12 Make profit from a ship­ping

com­pany we hear (6)

13 Tasted dif­fer­ently it’s said (6)

15 He has a burn­ing de­sire (10)

18 It’s fat and very wet (8)

19 Clean the decks for sur­gi­cal

in­spec­tion per­haps (4)

20 Build straight up (5)

21 Con­tinue to be­have strangely

(5,2)

DOWN

1 2 3 4 In­fan­tHe High­estNow arith­metic­truce help­sit’s raised(6) score?gift the (3,2) timeto priestdo Fine (7,3) sim­ple ar­range(8) a

5 6 Held Highly fin­ishedup praise though(7) somethe road pas­try is (4)

9 Boy at­trac­tionupset at (6,4) dam­age to tourist

11 Flight path? (8)

12 Shorten a game of cards (7)

14 This drink can go a hun­dred

years back (6)

16 The shed has a taxi in (5)

17 Five past four (4)

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