PUZ­ZLE 14583

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CRYPTIC CLUES ACROSS

1 Top mil­i­tary have re­port­edly out­lawed mu­si­cians (5,4) 8 Some find a bikini bizarre in Span­ish is­land (5) 9 Regularly late? Yet sound­ing chival­rous (7) 10 About eleven come round in a state (6) 11 Ten­ant in the French dio­cese (6) 12 Stayed with us er­rat­i­cally, com­ing once a week (8) 15 It’s all a nice change for the con­fed­er­a­tion (8) 18 Promis­ing sign of vic­tory is over­due (6)20 Saw dis­tress in her cable (6) 21 Height of a piece of sculp­ture is about right (7) 22 Traps de­signed for fish (5) 23 Badly thrashed noth­ing! It couldn’t be closer (5,4)

DOWN

2 Ad­vance to rear? (5) 3 A di­vi­sion of the church (6) 4 Re­port the ri­fle is loaded (8) 5 Aquatic per­form­ers of var­i­ous kinds? (6) 6 Ex­ca­vate al­most ev­ery­thing with the fin­gers (7) 7 Many awak­en­ing us with their rev­els (9) 11 A dispir­it­ing thing to do? (3,1,5) 13 Lift to re­veal switch (8) 14 Like rivers with their beds in the gar­den (7) 16 They don’t mind their own busi­ness (6) 17 Flicker of an elec­tric light? (6) 19 She’s not a grad­u­ate ei­ther (5)

QUICK CLUES ACROSS

1 Un­wa­ver­ing (9) 8 For this rea­son (5) 9 Tear­fully sen­ti­men­tal (7) 10 Meet­ing of spir­i­tu­al­ists (6) 11 De­tec­tive (6) 12 An in­cen­di­ary (8) 15 Ev­er­green shrub re­lated to tea (8) 18 Cap­tured (6) 20 Over a wide area (6) 21 In the ab­sence of (7) 22 Cun­ning be­hav­iour (5) 23 Re­duce in sta­tus (9)

DOWN

2 Strag­gle (5) 3 Zeal (6) 4 True to fact (8) 5 Steal (6) 6 At te­dious length (2,3,2) 7 One’s ut­most (5,4) 11 Notable trans­for­ma­tion (3,6) 13 Im­me­di­ate im­pres­sion (8) 14 In­volve in con­flict (7) 16 Rich (6) 17 Orig­i­na­tor (6) 19 Harass So­lu­tions to Yes­ter­day’s

puz­zles ass per­sis­tently (5)

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