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CRYPTIC CLUES ACROSS 1 Fancy a movie? (7) 5 Man­aged to be dressed like a

priest (5) 8 Sus­pi­cious af­fair co­me­dian is

in­volved in (5,8) 9 A moss-strewn is­land of Greece

(5) 10 Ill-starred men of com­merce (7) 11 Chem­i­cal ev­i­dence of cannabis

smok­ing? (6) 12 Start­ing with Virgo, Zo­diac sign

al­ters (6) 15 En­raged by ex­change of let­ters

(7) 17 Ini­tially the club re­quires a light

grip (5) 19 String rea­sons to­gether some­how for an of­fence (13) 20 So the re­formed show spirit (5) 21 Mem­bers of the orches­tra who

take a bow (7)

DOWN 1 Highly praises some pas­tries (5) 2 Her cam­paign to or­der a pro­jec­tor (13) 3 Greek hero oddly sly in habits

(7) 4 Breaks out but the rest some­how holds up (6) 5 Coun­try porce­lain (5) 6 It is based on an ear­lier de­sign

(13) 7 Comes to a halt in wind­ing side

streets (7) 11 Soft child­ish toy caus­ing child­ish

chat­ter (7) 13 He charges a cou­ple of hun­dred

to the em­ployer (7) 14 Loves one so dear per­haps (6) 16 Sprays of flow­ers (5) 18 Longs for trees (5)

QUICK CLUES ACROSS 1 Ea­ger to ri­val or ex­cel (7) 5 Ex­clude from ad­mis­sion (5) 8 In a safe place (3,2,5,3) 9 Ac­com­mo­date (5) 10 Wide­spread (7) 11 Small and dainty (of a wo­man) (6) 12 Sul­lenly med­i­ta­tive (6) 15 Do­mes­tic cock (7) 17 Ac­knowl­edge (5) 19 Very lat­est (2,2,3,6) 20 Pur­chaser (5) 21 Short-han­dled axe (7)

DOWN 1 No­table pe­riod of his­tory (5) 2 Treach­er­ous (13) 3 Un­ortho­dox (7) 4 Un­kempt (6) 5 Evil spirit (5) 6 Ver­bally (2,4,2,5) 7 A pay­ment to patent-holder (7) 11 To dis­quiet (7) 13 Per­son tak­ing prag­matic view (7) 14 Back part of gun bar­rel (6) 16 Pri­vate teacher (5) 18 Act to­ward (5)

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