CRYPTIC CLUES

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ACROSS

1 Key man in the canal trade? (4-6) 6 Cap­i­tal pun­ish­ment (4) 10 Go-ahead colour (5) 11 Tear­ful Scot­tish scenes we get on

Christ­mas cards (9) 12 Hon­est deal? (8) 13 De­coys that break the rules (5) 15 Wrested apart and scat­tered (7) 17 New cre­ator of atomic energy (7) 19 It may get up­set over tri­fles (7) 21 Can turn on speed to make the land more

pro­duc­tive (7) 22 Refuse to be put out of op­er­a­tion by

Capone (5) 24 A pa­tient com­pi­la­tion (4,4) 27 Dis­pleas­ing ac­tion against the

de­fence (9) 28 Club youth leader’s dra­matic de­vice (5) 29 Toy that gives you end­less rep­e­ti­tion (2-2) 30 Sums up the scram­bled egg as

great (10)

DOWN

1 Records that may fin­ish up on the fire (4) 2 A num­ber pos­si­bly trea­sure

an­i­mals (9) 3 Yank goes round about East African

re­pub­lic (5) 4 Not free to wed (7) 5 Builder puts a point to a par­son (7) 7 Bull ring? (5) 8 Sim­ple way for af­flu­ent liv­ing (4,6) 9 Strong law is bro­ken in the be­gin­ning (8) 14 Sub­ject for those who have the mind to

study (10) 16 Where strain will cause a part­ing (4,4) 18 You may get car­ried away by it - in two

ways (9) 20 In a hurry to be stylish (7) 21 Cen­tral rule can be bro­ken (7) 23 This by it­self in­di­cates equal­ity (5) 25 Prone to men­dac­ity (5) 26 One may get one’s hooks into them (4)

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