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PUZZLE 14651

Hindustan Times (Patna) - Live - - Time Out -

CRYPTIC CLUES ACROSS

1 Re­proached about Bri­tish money is­sue (5) 4 Ill-man­nered per­son with dog in queue (7) 8 Pay for ser­vice (3) 9 Drawn wine ready to be put out (9) 10 Prop­er­ties of ori­en­tal ex­presses (7) 11 Go easy - Ma­bel is up­set (5) 13 Is­land where spring starts fros­tily (6) 15 Lit­tle girl scoffed at ar­gu­ment (6) 18 Ex­cur­sion for ev­ery­one within the bounds of Syd­ney (5) 19 Given up to the faith­ful (7) 21 Pure lives wrongly con­strued as ob­nox­ious (9) 23 Danny takes her to heart (3) 24 He breaks down in the course of in­ves­ti­ga­tion (7) 25 They’re found by the sea and on board ship (5)

DOWN

1 Peo­ple said to suf­fer in their ch­ests? (7) 2 I’d up­set a client just the same (9) 3 A store of French cannabis (5) 4 Dis­trict that pro­vides a cap­i­tal start to the hol­i­day (6) 5 Ma­te­rial for a Euro­pean steel cen­tre (7) 6 A state in Amer­ica - no mat­ter which? (3) 7 New gold key for the house (5) 12 Main line trans­port? (4,5) 14 Con­stant qual­ity (7) 16 Send­ing out ter­mi­na­tions (7) 17 Pow­er­less, be­ing caught in a heap of snow (6) 18 Repub­lic that is a year in the mak­ing (5) 20 New verse goes in a dif­fer­ent di­rec­tion (5) 22 It’s small and green like some un­ripe ap­ples (3)

QUICK CLUES ACROSS

1 Ob­sti­nately opin­ion­ated per­son (5) 4 Buoy up (7) 8 Un­ruly crowd (3) 9 Ev­ery­one that ar­rives (3,6) 10 Lean and bony (7) 11 An­grily (5) 13 Con­veyed in a car (6) 15 Limb of tree (6) 18 To stake (5) 19 Poster (7) 21 Lack­ing in­for­ma­tion (2,3,4) 23 Ear­lier (3) 24 Sup­posed (7) 25 United King­dom prin­ci­pal­ity (5)

DOWN

1 To at­tack with shells (7) 2 Have no tak­ers (2,7) 3 Walk wearily (5) 4 Op­pres­sively hot (6) 5 Suf­fo­cate (7) 6 The one in cards (3) 7 Ob­jec­tion­able (5) 12 Fruit­lessly (2,2,5) 14 In­tensely se­ri­ous (7) 16 Re­pul­sive (7) 17 Hilly coun­try (6) 18 Spin with hum­ming noise (5) 20 Out of line (5) 22 High­est (3)

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