THE CROSSWORD

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CRYP­TIC CLUES

ACROSS 1 Ki­pling wrote such sto­ries about jousts (4,2) 4 Un­for­tu­nately I’d a purse lifted (8) 9 Cover story with ar­ti­cle in­side (6) 10 David and Sam split dif­fer­ence (8) 12 A shade bet­ter than the oth­ers (4) 13 He plays his part in fact or fancy (5) 14 Pro­pose to cut down a tree (4) 17 Prac­ti­cally speak­ing it ad­dresses campers (2,3,7) 20 De­mo­li­tion worker with crim­i­nal in­tent (12) 23 Have a look around the south as well (4) 24 Old­est tree on the street (5) 25 A party that does not ad­mit women (4) 28 Puts on shows as­so­ci­ated with Christ­mas (8) 29 Ca­pac­ity to get on af­ter bit­ter­ness? (6) 30 In­te­rior dec­o­ra­tion pretty as can be (8) 31 Per­ceives there are five of them (6) DOWN 1 Sailor gains cups - very good prizes (8) 2 A rul­ing’s re­mark­able out­come (8) 3 The fool’s pass out (4) 5 Hav­ing bro­ken per­sonal record though in de­cline (4,4,4) 6 Bor­ing mak­ers of laws (4) 7 Ves­sel hold­ing medicine for up­sets (6) 8 Can fol­low round in state of ado­ra­tion (6) 11 He has a mov­ing role on stage (5-7) 15 Samuel’s teacher turns to Ge­orge (5) 16 The gold edg­ing makes this dif­fer­ent (5) 18 Game to set kilts swirling? (8) 19 Ship’s pris­ons; and in­side are ban­dits (8) 21 Mo­torist’s dog that gets trod­den on? (6) 22 Dor­mant fish turned into a snake (6) 26 None of it is good it’s said (4) 27 Ca­reer peo­ple (4)

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