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CRYPTIC CLUES

ACROSS

01 It un­folds and gives way (7) 05 Looks at the pages be­ing turned (5) 08 Note is per­formed as shown (9) 09 Bird seen in Septem­ber,

Oc­to­ber (3) 10 Squab­bles back in the gas­works

(4) 12 Young fe­male ac­com­pa­nist (8) 14 Sort of hate we put bands round

(6) 15 Con­cern­ing a girl that’s care­less (6) 17 He makes a liv­ing from dirty

pic­tures (8) 18 Big city with the old style look (4) 21 To ring ex­ces­sively (3) 22 Hints that union’s dis­rup­tion is

about to fin­ish (9) 24 They en­ter­tain large num­bers of

peo­ple (5) 25 Maybe the last men to show

re­grets (7)

DOWN

01 It screens un­wel­come vis­i­tors in

two ways (5) 02 A fool who could be taken for a

ride (3) 03 Spot a worker in the dark (4) 04 Soul mate of Eros (6) 05 A di­vinely ex­pressed wish (8) 06 Per­sonal rep­re­sen­ta­tions (9) 07 As­sists in short time (7) 11 Hardly po­si­tions of strength

(4,5) 13 There is noth­ing amiss in such

spec­u­la­tions (8) 14 Make your mark as a non

run­ner? (7) 16 The CO sounds a bit of a nut (6) 19 Noth­ing like ex­ists in spring (5) 20 Sunny smile? (4) 23 The study of lions? (3)

QUICK CLUES

ACROSS

01 Bril­liant his­tor­i­cal spec­ta­cle (7) 05 Un­yield­ing (5) 08 On trial (2,3,4) 09 riv­ial lie (3) 10 Sen­si­tive so­cial per­cep­tion (4) 12 Ex­press opin­ion frankly (5,3) 14 Save from dan­ger (6) 15 New re­cruit (6) 17 Daily record of voy­age (5,3) 18 Tool for shap­ing wood (4) 21 More dis­tant (3) 22 Bank­rupt (9) 24 Bur­dened (5) 25 Off­spring (7)

DOWN

01 De­ci­sive mo­ment (5) 02 Ob­tain (3) 03 Sum­mit (4) 04 Com­pany of per­form­ers (6) 05 Ac­knowl­edge ap­plause (4,1,3) 06 De­posed from priest­hood (9) 07 Reg­u­lar and fre­quent vis­i­tor (7) 11 Dis­missed with dis­grace (9) 13 In­ter­ro­gate (8) 14 Sooth­ing (7) 16 Chitchat (6) 19 Ac­cess (5) 20 In ad­di­tion (4) 23 Fe­male sheep (3)

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