CRYPTIC CLUES

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ACROSS

1 All rest is spas­modic for the stars (7) 4 Im­i­tate one in opera hit­ting a note (5) 7 Novel re­flec­tion about a small river bird (4) 8 Wise step in the present era (5,3) 10 Not a di­rect form of slan­der (10) 12 New wars or old weapons (6) 13 Crush the spirit (6) 15 Sea wa­ter in one’s watch (10) 18 Don’t hand over if equipped to carry cargo (8) 19 Prima donna ea­ger for re­tire­ment (4) 20 Lis­tener fol­lows the doc­tor and be­comes gloomy (5) 21 Makes some­one take no­tice? (7)

DOWN

1 2 3 4 Con­se­quent­lyPoint re­spon­si­bleRe­gardLit­tle to may ec­cen­tric church­men;be for seen we’da up put-up through scat­teredtree ones job (6) it (8) (5) 5 (10) landA di­vided(4) pop­u­lace in bib­li­cal 6 In­volved with a cheat he is nat­u­rally spot­ted (7) 9 Un­fair con­di­tions (3,7) 11 Walk­ing free of pain out­side (8) 12 We all do wrong if per­mit­ted (7) 14 Head branch (6) 16 Pot plant (5) 17 Thor­ough­fare you once fol­lowed is an eyesore (4)

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