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CRYP­TIC CLUES

ACROSS

01 Sweet sources stuff(7) pre­pared from var­ied 04 Turn out a bad scholar? (5) 07 Lady mar­ried the first man that ap­peared (4) 08 A free boarder (8) 10 A ground­less scare - from a faulty clock? (5,5) 12 Fa­ther tries mov­ing pi­ano first (6) 13 Aerial I’d put back on a post (6) 15 A sin­gu­lar dis­play of mu­si­cal vir­tu­os­ity (3-3,4) 18 Quick re­ply made to a wel­come guest? (8) 19 One who is­sues in­vi­ta­tions to many peo­ple (4) 20 This will do for the present (5) 21 Church shame­faced about black magic (7)

DOWN

01 02 Some Char­lie sup­port­holds a for cler­i­calthe work­ers ap­point­ment(5) (8) 03 Praises former wife pos­si­bly lost (6) 04 Peo­ple of an ear­lier age roughly drawn aside (10) 05 Pledge that may be taken on board (4) 06 In­fan­tile habits (7) 09 Hand­some in­di­vid­ual and com­pe­tent (10) 11 Comes to a set­tle­ment un­der the in­flu­ence of drugs (8) 12 It has a large bill in place per­haps (7) 14 Tastes pun­ish­ment (6) 16 Sailor’s mu­si­cal box? (5) 17 Arab state which ap­peals to the mas­cu­line type (4)

QUICK CLUES

ACROSS

01 Place of con­ceal­ment (7) 04 Catch game il­le­gally (5) 07 Set of play­ers of one side (4) 08 Safe­keep­ing (8) 10 Af­fect in­dif­fer­ence (4,2,4) 12 Un­even in qual­ity (6) 13 Gen­tle wind (6) 15 Work­ing as se­cret agent (10) 18 Very thin crack (8) 19 Cheer­less (4) 20 To fling (5) 21 Man­i­fest (7)

DOWN

01 Highly ex­cited (3,2) 02 Cap­i­tal of In­done­sia (8) 03 Deep ditch (6) 04 Gov­ern­ment by the wealthy (10) 05 Of sim­i­lar char­ac­ter (4) 06 Out of con­trol (7) 09 Every­where (4,3,3) 11 Wrong-headed (8) 12 Seer (7) 14 Spir­i­tu­al­ist meet­ing (6) 16 Moroc­can cap­i­tal (5) 17 A land­ing-stage (4)

PUZ­ZLE 14198

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