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ACROSS 1 Strange case in­volv­ing Amer­i­can forces (6) 4 Jovial man and bo­hemian too (6) 9 Key ques­tion for the scone maker (7) 10 Highly strung in­volved in the lan­guage class (5) 11 Lit­tle boy has to per­form a piece of mu­sic (5) 12 The main source of nour­ish­ment (7) 13 It will in­di­cate how el­e­vated one’s po­si­tion is (7,4) 18 Com­pound in which there are two an­i­mals (7) 20 Labour to re­plen­ish the dairy farmer’s stock (5) 22 Star­ring roles for ush­ers (5) 23 Man­aged to con­tinue with for­eign cap­i­tal (7) 24 Ex­press at even greater length? (6) 25 Hum­ble church­man takes me in (6) DOWN1 They should be dis­banded be­fore they come to light (6) 2 A join­ing of hands in mar­riage or work (5) 3 On pur­pose the ma­jor­ity fin­ish last (7) 5 Spare one in the crowd (5) 6 Dis­par­age for be­ing weak (3,4) 7 Gives up the strug­gle with crops (6) 8 A con­cen­tra­tion of in­tel­li­gence (4,7) 14 Make light of palm oil (3,4) 15 Free­dom a driver needs (7) 16 Time when the hands come to­gether (6) 17 Stan­dard writ­ing in­stru­ment has a point on (6) 19 Used by bow­man lead­ing Don Quixote’s horse (5) 21 Dis­so­lute but not tight (5)

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