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CRYP­TIC CLUES ACROSS

1 Marine dis­turbs a lu­natic (8) 5 Just open a con­tainer (4) 9 I read how views are ex­pressed (5) 10 Comes from the re­vised ver­sion (7) 11 All alone like Nel­son (6-6) 13 A few lines ap­par­ently ex­press­ing hos­til­ity (6) 14 Scat­tered the rest around over two direc­tions (6) 17 Re­moved all the crooks? (12) 20 Set­tle the will (7) 21 Re­mark made out of con­sid­er­a­tion (5) 22 It has its ups and downs as a play­thing (2-2) 23 Ir­res­o­lu­tion is a fail­ing (8)

DOWN

1 Nig­gardly ap­proach (4) 2 Are in UK go­ing out to see part of Europe (7) 3 Such a course is im­pos­si­ble to as­sim­i­late (12) 4 Rot­ten the­olo­gian in crooked deal (6) 6 Be­tween first of Jan­uary and De­cem­ber I’ve danced (5) 7 Dwelling is rented out (8) 8 Ruin the river­side as our bet­ters try to do (5,3,4) 12 Casual ob­server turned out to be a Serb spy (6-2) 15 He alone keeps to the Chris­tian faith (7) 16 It’s said to pro­duce a smile (6) 18 Try us out when need­ing prac­tice (5) 19 They run in parts of the re­lay (4)

QUICK CLUES ACROSS

1 With grim per­sis­tence (8) 5 Wound with pointed weapon (4) 9 Lose one’s head (5) 10 Cut short (7) 11 Ag­i­ta­tor (12) 13 Spring back in hor­ror (6) 14 Un­whole­some (6) 17 Sin­cerely (4,3,5) 20 Con­cen­trated (7) 21 Give as prize (5) 22 Num­ber of pay­ing spec­ta­tors (4) 23 For­tu­itously (2,6)

DOWN

1 De­ceive (4) 2 Re­lat­ing to a class (7) 3 Caus­ing agony (12) 4 Scene of an event (6) 6 Course laid for rac­ing (5) 7 Cap­i­tal of Ser­bia (8) 8 The pur­suit of plea­sure (8,4) 12 Friv­o­lous (8) 15 An ad­van­ta­geous pur­chase (7) 16 Un­ortho­dox doc­trine (6) 18 Group of eight (5) 19 Use­less (4)

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