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CRYPTIC CLUES ACROSS

1 I’d re­turn to break agree­ment in

dis­pute (10) 8 Like whiskey if rye is used to

make it (5) 9 Life­jacket makes me sweat (3,4) 10 Cav­alry sur­round a group of

at­tack­ers (7) 11 Verdi is one who pro­duced his

work on time (5) 12 Joins in an­i­mated tan­gos (4,2) 14 Trans­lat­ing Proust may pro­duce it

(6) 17 Pack an­i­mal brings ev­ery­thing

back around morn­ing (5) 19 There are many sides to it (7) 21 It’s not a strange place to catch a

train (7) 22 Low joint where mem­bers meet

(5) 23 Putting down some of the main

dan­gers of war (10)

DOWN

2 A hole that needs no peg in (7) 3 It’s the herb sea­son we hear (5) 4 Nearly but not quite all the ma­jor­ity (6) 5 Ves­sel that makes way for oth­ers in cold weather (7) 6 Key­note of The Mes­siah (5) 7 New cas­tle set round river in a great se­away (2,8) 8 Orig­i­nal kind of travel (5,5) 13 Too vain per­haps - be­cause of this? (7) 15 Hide from a glut­ton’s re­la­tions (7) 16 This col­umn backs one up (6) 18 Arouse a sec­tion of the na­tional army (5) 20 Green meadow on forestry bound­aries (5)

QUICK CLUES ACROSS

1 Shod­dily con­structed (5-5) 8 Res­o­nant metal­lic sound (5) 9 Cur­rent pop­u­lar style (7) 10 Heraldic em­blem of Scot­land (7) 11 De­liv­ery of a base­ball (5) 12 Cover of air­craft’s cock­pit (6) 14 Senior jour­nal­ist (6) 17 Honey-yel­low colour (5) 19 Ac­tion to en­hance self-es­teem

(3,4) 21 In­cli­na­tion (7) 22 Group of stu­dents (5) 23 Ex­plode in anger (3,3,4)

DOWN

2 Pre­var­i­cat­ing ex­cuse (7) 3 En­ti­tle­ment (5) 4 Strike re­peat­edly (6) 5 Lack­ing flavour (7) 6 Con­tam­i­nat­ing in­flu­ence (5) 7 Close to de­feat (2,3,5) 8 Child’s game with looped string

(4,6) 13 Con­tinue de­ter­minedly (7) 15 Vi­o­lent whirl­wind (7) 16 End-to-end mea­sure­ment (6) 18 Un­in­hib­it­edly self-as­sertive (5) 20 Come to mind (5)

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