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CRYP­TIC CLUES

ACROSS

01 Weapon that is a two-edged knife

(5) 08 Get rid of elec­tri­cal cur­rent for gas

(8)

09 Even turned back it’s the same (5) 10 Old Ital­ian cen­taurs run­ning amok

(8)

11 Rita’s in­dis­posed but out of bed (5)

12 To love is just as well (3) 16 Fa­ther meets a girl - a Span­ish

dish (6)

17 Club for the mo­torist (6) 18 A shade too rev­o­lu­tion­ary for some

(3)

23 Re­mains top in points (5)

24 The best player is a de­fender (8)

25 Those dis­posed to show spirit (5)

26 Or­der a fi­nal course (5,3)

27 A buzzer that doesn’t work (5)

DOWN

02 So serve a new spell abroad (8) 03 Lie in bed ill; not fit enough to eat

(8) 04 Way out writer in French

restau­rant (6) 05 Gear made to scale (3-2) 06 Man­aged to have a church in the

farm (5) 07 Write in a way that’s jaded (5) 12 Sailor pos­si­bly low in cig­a­rettes (3) 13 Not even out of the or­di­nary (3) 14 A tyrant emerges the first day riot

act is re­formed (8) 15 Duck needs to re­tain feathers

(4,4) 19 Greek-Cypriot union is one’s

de­sign (6) 20 A bit of a fight (5) 21 He is ab­sorbed in gen­eral physics

(5) 22 The sprinter’s ca­pac­ity for a drug (5)

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