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PUZ­ZLE 14718

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CRYPTIC CLUES ACROSS

1 Leas­ing - or re­leas­ing (7,3) 6 She’s found in a wild rave (4) 10 Drops of wa­ter (5) 11 Later both get in­volved with a union (9) 12 Now proud; then un­done be­fore the fall (8) 13 The ul­ti­mate goal for an as­tro­naut (5) 15 In­ex­pe­ri­ence pro­duces the wrong an­swers (7) 17 Miss Day is in­volved in up­sets (7) 19 Soaked in the deep­est con­coc­tion (7) 21 Dol­lar and pound re­quired for cloth (7) 22 It must be back be­fore the tenth (5) 24 Guard sent to a breached line (8) 27 One wouldn’t credit such trans­ac­tions (4,5) 28 Sign for some scales (5) 29 Swing - that’s what killers did in olden days (4) 30 Seer? (10)

DOWN

1 Be­ing loud when in the wrong (4) 2 A sad re­la­tion (4,2,3) 3 More than one ghost­writer (5) 4 Fa­mous sculp­tor of apes (7) 5 Said to have is­sued cur­rency (7) 7 Three might be such a num­ber (5) 8 Nev­er­the­less shows no dis­tinc­tive qual­i­ties (3,3,4) 9 Forces in con­flict though con­nected with the law (8) 14 Brazen fix­ers that re­ally mean busi­ness (5,5) 16 Wild sprees? That’s nice (8) 18 Will­ing? That’s nice (9) 20 Sid mounts game show (7) 21 Crew ob­served in cut­ter (4-3) 23 A bit of dis­crim­i­na­tion (5) 25 A piece of land is granted to a tenant (5) 26 Very low perch (4)

QUICK CLUES ACROSS

1 Dar­ingly in­no­va­tive (5-5) 6 Man­ner of walk­ing (4) 10 Un­wind (5) 11 Ex­act copy (9) 12 Heavy fall of rain (8) 13 Ac­tu­al­ity (5) 15 Make im­pos­si­ble (7) 17 Least pos­si­ble (7) 19 Dis­miss dis­hon­ourably (7) 21 Broad-brimmed high-crowned hat (7) 22 De­press (5) 24 Mu­tual an­i­mos­ity (8) 27 Han­dling (9) 28 Friend­ship (5) 29 Croupier’s im­ple­ment (4) 30 Con­sider and re­con­sider (5,5)

DOWN

1 Dis­tinc­tive at­mos­phere (4) 2 Ev­ery­one who ar­rives (3,6) 3 Poi­son of or­ganic ori­gin (5) 4 An open in­sult (7) 5 Pro­pri­ety (7) 7 Good­bye (5) 8 Con­form strictly to a rule (3,3,4) 9 Mea­gre re­mu­ner­a­tion (8) 14 Fi­nan­cial risk-taker (10) 16 Go to live in an­other coun­try (8) 18 Italy’s Fas­cist premier 1922-43 (9) 20 Give new vigour to (7) 21 A rich English cheese (7) 23 Cause in­flic­tion of (5) 25 Re­li­gious pam­phlet (5) 26 Per­son of spec­i­fied char­ac­ter (4)

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