CRYPTIC CLUES

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ACROSS

1 Strik­ing en­tails dis­rup­tion (7) 5 Icing the prob­lem? A rug’s per­haps the an­swer (5) 8 Girl has an un­usual idea of earthly par­adise (7-2) 9 In­jure break­ing an arm (3) 10 It’s purely sym­bolic (4) 12 Ex­cel­lent worker we like to play

cards with (4,4) 14 Bill isn’t paid by him (6) 15 They may mea­sure a di­a­mond ring

as it’s re­set (6) 17 They will keep on watch in the

ship (8) 18 For­eigner takes part in the three

miles (4) 21 Pro­ceed to a port in In­dia (3) 22 Top gear when go­ing into a

cor­ner? (6,3) 24 We leave a cow­boy movie - it’s

grim (5) 25 One wink or forty (7)

DOWN

1 Sails may be made from this fi­bre (5) 2 Start lead­ing the field (3) 3 It’s an ad­van­tage to trim the lawn (4) 4 He suits his cus­tomers (6) 5 Nor­mal kind of lamp (8) 6 My amus­ing up­set in the sports

cen­tre (9) 7 Screen has red cen­tre and un­usual rose edg­ing (7) 11 Built with care maybe as a way to avoid fric­tion (9) 13 Re­garded as hav­ing taken no ac­tive part (6,2) 14 De­vel­ops pro­pos­als (7) 16 Bod­ies in swim­ming cos­tumes (6) 19 Cir­cuits have di­rec­tion to go down­hill (5) 20 Be a so­cially ac­cept­able lover (4) 23 Sig­nal to strike the bell? (3)

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