CRYPTIC CLUES

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ACROSS

1 The mat­ing game (5,5) 6 Curry or honey (4) 10 Find the start to the event (5) 11 Stupidly I led a riot as an ex­pres­sion of

feel­ing (9) 12 Things thrown at the match (8) 13 It’s ex­pen­sive and go­ing up all the time

(5) 15 Sort of ex­er­cise drill in CIA gets back­ing

(7) 17 ‘I’ gets so used by them (7) 19 He can just about stand up for him­self

(7) 21 Run­ner al­lowed to en­ter the re-run heat

(7) 22 Com­poser of re­gal dis­po­si­tion (5) 24 Qual­ity land (8) 27 Clas­si­cal equiv­a­lent of Tom, Dick and

Harry (3,6) 28 Cor­rect signs (5) 29 An act of du­plic­ity? (4) 30 Joint ac­com­pa­ni­ment? (10)

DOWN

1 Maybe a cap­i­tal place to raise cap­i­tal

(4) 2 Fas­ci­nated by an un­usual de­meanour

(9) 3 It’s bound to be a bit of a shock (5) 4 Cast pie out though it’s germ-free (7) 5 French style of cook­ing (7) 7 Oil pro­ducer un­der pres­sure (5) 8 He will stick at his job (10) 9 No doubt it was used in by­gone days

(8) 14 A neat farm struc­ture (6,4) 16 Where ev­ery­body goes in to sweep

around the floor (8) 18 Un­will­ing to give credit (9) 20 About to be given beans? Push off

(7) 21 Mix a tonic noted for its deadly

prop­er­ties (7) 23 Soundly ridicules ap­pear­ance (5) 25 Spe­cial edi­tion sur­charge (5) 26 Takes ad­van­tage of cus­toms (4)

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