the cross­words

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CRYPTIC CLUES ACROSS

1 He won’t play at any price (7) 5 Worn cuffs (5) 8 It will pre­vent the sheets get­ting awry (5,8) 9 It hap­pens to be head­ing to the exit (5) 10 The an­ces­try of the rail­way era? (7) 11 Re­veal first wo­man about to be in­cor­po­rated (6) 12 Seize a king be­fore all oth­ers (6) 15 Con­spir­a­tor who fol­lows the flight of a plane (7) 17 It’s pleas­ant be­ing about an hour in re­cess (5) 19 Goes to the dogs? (5,2,6) 20 How to wa­ter some flow­ers? (5) 21 Op­er­a­tion giv­ing boost to the rail­way (7)

DOWN

1 There’s plenty found among damp leaves (5) 2 Sweet re­quest for a per­fect ar­range­ment (5-3,5) 3 Capri­cious man about to be­tray one’s trust (7) 4 Ac­tu­ally make friends again (6) 5 It’s an un­usual ma­te­rial (5) 6 The time it takes for ill-feeling to be re­moved (13) 7 A rep­tile makes an un­usual present (7) 11 Premise for break­ing rules (7) 13 Deep ha­tred pri­vately ex­pressed (7) 14 They may ad­vance or stop if or­dered (6) 16 Por­tion of rarebit; a style of savoury (5) 18 Com­po­si­tion makes easy point (5)

QUICK CLUES ACROSS

1 Adage (7) 5 En­ergy and am­bi­tion (5) 8 On sen­try duty (8,5) 9 A wrong judg­ment (5) 10 8th sign of the zo­diac (7) 11 Con­clu­sion (6) 12 Op­ti­mistic (6) 15 To set free from blame (7) 17 Densely cov­ered (5) 19 Be rest­lessly im­pa­tient (5,2,3,3) 20 Public dis­play of anger (5) 21 A creche (7)

DOWN

1 Ma­te­rial of ar­ti­fi­cial gems (5) 2 Very im­pres­sively (2,1,5,5) 3 Lasts (7) 4 Dis­miss from one’s mind (6) 5 In hiding (5) 6 Too small to be no­ticed (13) 7 Far­thest (7) 11 Saint of As­sisi (7) 13 Large earth­en­ware jug (7) 14 De­feated (6) 16 Pass into dis­use (5) 18 Pool in some card games (5)

PUZ­ZLE 14636

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