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CRYPTIC CLUES ACROSS

1 Bella’s form­ing at­tach­ments (6) 4 In­jured by swin­dle in Ja­panese cur­rency (8) 9 Full of zeal for a new trend (6) 10 Arm on the leg (5,3) 12 Close tight (4) 13 Stays will al­ter a waist (5) 14 Make a record­ing of a band (4) 17 Not the first team to en­ter the fray (6,6) 20 Cap­tain to die by or­der - on the guil­lo­tine? (12) 23 There’ll be ques­tions asked if this pro­gramme is broad­cast (4) 24 Pre­pared for prayer? (5) 25 I leave the chief cook in charge (4) 28 Tune car­ried aloft (8) 29 Private room taken by tourists (6) 30 Man in­volved in armed rob­bery en­joys the fun (8) 31 Craft project (6)

DOWN

1 Spare prop­erty? (8) 2 Not the best of times for a poor re­pair? (3,5) 3 A brief note ex­presses the pol­icy (4) 5 Go into bat­tle and win some ground (4,3,5) 6 Ter­ri­ble ruler of vain dis­po­si­tion (4) 7 Re­move a child go­ing to sleep (6) 8 Ill feel­ing (6) 11 hey threaten us with blows (4,8) 15 Fin­ger the back of a book (5) 16 Flo­ral plate de­sign (5) 18 Two short of a com­plete score (8) 19 How a bright idea comes to you? (2,1,5) 21 Crush in court? (6) 22 Part of an El­gar com­po­si­tion - in D Mi­nor? (6) 26 Crop growth (4) 27 Ground rent de­posit (4)

QUICK CLUES ACROSS

1 On the land (6) 4 Deeply mov­ing (8) 9 Be ag­grieved by (6) 10 Re­sign from of­fice (4,4) 12 Em­i­nence (4) 13 Odd (5) 14 Be un­suc­cess­ful (4) 17 Get the bet­ter of tac­ti­cally (12) 20 Re­mote place (4,2,6) 23 Parched (4) 24 For this rea­son (5) 25 Game played on horse­back (4) 28 Sen­sa­tional (8) 29 Hu­mil­i­at­ing fail­ure (6) 30 Ku­dos based on achieve­ments (8) 31 Caus­ing hor­ror (6)

DOWN

1 With­out def­i­nite aim (2,6) 2 Pause in doubt (8) 3 Grade of ad­vance­ment (4) 5 Su­per­fi­cially (2,3,7) 6 Stare open-mouthed (4) 7 Hooded wa­ter­proof jacket (6) 8 Con­fused state (6) 11 In­con­gru­ous (3,2,7) 15 Cold dish of veg­eta­bles (5) 16 Piece of work for bar­ris­ter (5) 18 Statue of gi­gan­tic size (8) 19 Vi­sion­ary spec­u­la­tion (8) 21 Short of money (4,2) 22 Clos­ing scene (6) 26 Com­pletely en­grossed (4) 27 Ha­bit­u­ally un­truth­ful per­son (4)

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