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CRYP­TIC CLUES

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ACROSS

01 Ac­cus­tomed to nut and date

as­sort­ment (7) 05 He broke all the com­mand­ments (5) 08 Sig­nal to bring in a so­cial worker

(9) 09 Time to ma­ture (3) 10 Made to last (4) 12 Start play­ing up af­ter in­dus­trial

ac­tion (6,2) 14 Mod­er­a­tion seen when lack­ing a

fash­ion al­lowance (6) 15 Ex­change of char­ity? (6) 17 Mother has to re­flect about a

per­fume holder (8) 18 Sign to re­turn for Verne’s

cap­tain (4) 21 I say noth­ing (3) 22 Re­cov­er­ing; need month off (2,3,4) 24 Lit­tle in the way of a fi­nal course

(5) 25 He has a cock­eyed view of early

ris­ing (7)

DOWN

01 Celia turned out to be a young

Vic­to­rian hero­ine (5) 02 Use­ful ad­vice in an ex­trem­ity (3) 03 One Ro­man aban­doned a

sul­tanate to be em­peror (4) 04 Short­age put right in the end (6) 05 Lack­ing a real foundation? (8) 06 Dra­matic alias (5,4) 07 Coach or sup­porter (7) 11 Off the cuff so to speak (9) 13 In­di­cate that the score is not

quite ac­cu­rate (5,3) 14 Ex­er­cise re­straint about

news­pa­pers (7) 16 He needs to set­tle (6) 19 A dis­po­si­tion to com­mand (5) 20 Block vote? (4) 23 Have a slice of cake at teatime (3)

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