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CRYPTIC CLUES ACROSS

1 Sailor gets back money from well-known thief (7) 4 It was once ab­nor­mally re­stricted in fash­ion (5) 7 I need a doc­tor for the foot (4) 8 A com­men­da­tion by no means rare in cook­ery (4,4) 10 You may have to fight to get seats on it (5,5) 12 Drink sounds dear to the French (6) 13 Doesn’t dif­fer in mea­gre es­sen­tials (6) 15 Still of use to writers say? (10) 18 One who goes on watch (8) 19 Turn pale; guilty per­haps? (4) 20 Up­set new ar­range­ment (3-2) 21 He makes an ex­am­ple of one (7)

DOWN

1 Pot roast? (5) 2 Still con­trived (8) 3 The rea­son to go off course in a boat (6) 4 A cap­i­tal gum­boot (10) 5 A boy of four get­ting noth­ing right (4) 6 A likely backer for the train­ing of climbers (7) 9 Source of ghostly light? (6,4) 11 A pound of sul­tanas? (8) 12 Un­der­stands the dog’s in and locks up (7) 14 Peter’s seen around with Meryl (6) 16 Long time com­ing to the point (5) 17 No­tice a stain (4)

QUICK CLUES ACROSS

1 Per­sist­ing cause of ir­ri­ta­tion (7) 4 Shady gar­den re­cess (5) 7 Re­sent­ment at oth­ers’ suc­cess (4) 8 A pre­cious metal (8) 10 Pre­cur­sor of im­mi­nent | ruin (5,5) 12 Smart (6) 13 Priv­i­lege of ad­mis­sion (6) 15 Burst out of hid­ing (5,5) 18 Court of jus­tice (8) 19 Male deer (4) 20 Un­bend­ing (5) 21 Gen­eral par­don (7)

DOWN

1 Go well to­gether (5) 2 In­ad­ver­tent rev­e­la­tion (8) 3 Cur­rently in force (6) 4 Point of traf­fic con­ges­tion (10) 5 De­cline (4) 6 Rush wildly about (7) 9 Look for the best bar­gain (4,6) 11 Solemn de­meanour (8) 12 Stroll (7) 14 Cen­tral Amer­i­can coun­try (6) 16 Form of foot­ball (5) 17 En­cir­cle (4)

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