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CRYP­TIC CLUES

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ACROSS

1 Hated per­haps to look at a type of bee­tle (10) 8 Stayed and spoke at length on a sub­ject (5) 9 Pre­cip­i­ta­tion in the Ger­man trench (7) 10 They’re bought and sold but not as presents? (7) 11 Suf­fer­ing taken by the dili­gent (5) 12 Noted printer’s er­rors (6) 14 Its lead de­creases and it of­ten draws (6) 17 No head on the beer; that is strange (5) 19 Is the par­son shortly back on form? (7) 21 Restau­rant cut­lery (7) 22 Mod­els fash­ions (5) 23 Un­cast re­place­ments? (5,5)

DOWN

2 He may give a seat to some­one stand­ing (7) 3 Coach or train (5) 4 We’d sit out in the broad­est sense (6) 5 Tramp of­fers rough sea trip (7) 6 Lan­guage from North In­dia (5) 7 Plain pas­tures (10) 8 It’s not the same as a dis­agree­ment (10) 13 A girl pos­si­bly sat around here (7) 15 A game lit­tle in­sect (7) 16 Wide road pro­vides a meet­ing place (6) 18 They rig the mar­kets for jew­ellery (5) 20 Dance seen out in Burma (5)

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