PUZ­ZLE 14196

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CRYP­TIC CLUES

ACROSS

01 Ozone’s re­mark­ably con­ducive to

sleep (6) 04 Death by hang­ing (8) 09 Bay - and yet not bay per­haps (6) 10 Ac­count by a young per­son should

be re­li­able (8) 12 Track of a bird (4) 13 She gives a re­fusal if re­buffed

ap­par­ently (5) 14 Colour one goes when qui­etly

get­ting a wrong cue? (4) 17 Ex­perts on cur­rent prob­lems (12) 20 It has the mil­i­tary stamp on it (6,6) 23 Ap­prove of Amer­i­can fash­ion (4) 24 Highly de­mand­ing (5) 25 Cover or un­cover (4) 28 Fur­ni­ture de­signer an­other’s out to

get (8) 29 A sign of twins (6) 30 It slowly moves to the cen­tre to get

up out­side (8) 31 The old witch leads the sol­diers to

the pud­ding (6)

DOWN

01 Shock­ing bound­ers caused per­jury

to be com­mit­ted (8) 02 Stranger dis­missed - rides off (8) 03 An el­e­ment of jazz in clas­si­cal

mu­sic (4) 05 Not given a thought ex­cept by the

United Na­tions? (12) 06 Hon­est ex­pres­sion of agree­ment (4) 07 Early air­man who be­came un­stuck

(6) 08 First in school we study part of

Scan­di­navia (6) 11 Cour­te­sies heard in court (5,7) 15 Street light is made to go off (5) 16 The sen­try lost his head go­ing in (5) 18 As it grows up it grows down (8) 19 Said and done in mak­ing a

com­plaint (8) 21 Drink con­ces­sion given up by firm

(6) 22 Rush into a job for life (6) 26 Turn up the gas ring to cook it (4) 27 Nom­i­nally she gets five years (4)

QUICK CLUES

ACROSS

01 In­nu­mer­able (6) 04 Be con­spic­u­ous (5,3) 09 In­ap­pro­pri­ate joc­u­lar­ity (6) 10 Wor­ry­ing prob­lem (8) 12 A raised plat­form (4) 13 Punc­tu­a­tion mark (5) 14 Goad to ac­tion (4) 17 Portable two-way ra­dio (6-6) 20 To dupe (4,3,1,4) 23 Source (4) 24 So far (2,3) 25 Be­gin to be ac­tive (4) 28 Mar­i­huana (8) 29 In­con­stant (6) 30 Long-term plan (8) 31 Repa­ra­tion (6)

DOWN

01 Rapid dis­as­trous col­lapse (8) 02 Mil­i­tary wak­ing sig­nal (8) 03 Op­posed to (4) 05 Glob­ally (3,5,4) 06 Give up pos­ses­sion of (4) 07 Be ten­ant of (6) 08 Spec­u­la­tive view (6) 11 On re­quest (3,3,6) 15 Con­clud­ing (5) 16 A pale pur­ple (5) 18 Er­ro­neous (8) 19 Un­ri­valled (8) 21 Plant of iris fam­ily (6) 22 Skilled worker in wood (6) 26 Treaty (4) 27 Steady (4)

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