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CRYPTIC CLUES

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ACROSS

1 One-sided sup­port for lit­er­a­ture (7) 5 Sur­vival of old priest in Ro­man Church (5) 8 Coast­line spoilt in parts (9) 9 A re­li­gious palin­drome (3) 10 Record that may slip (4) 12 Stop or start play­ing pool (5,3) 14 Hit or­ches­trated (6) 15 More eager to be a mourner (6) 17 Drink for a bird dog (8) 18 Main part of per­pen­dic­u­lar churches (4) 21 A sucker for honey? (3) 22 One sup­ports learn­ing noth­ing new (5,4) 24 Nom­i­nal two hours be­fore noon is just about fine (5) 25 King in great spir­its when told (7)

DOWN

1 Rested as in bed (5) 2 Whale makes the sound of a bird (3) 3 Un­usu­ally vile form of dev­ilry (4) 4 They’ve taken food off plates and rinsed out (6) 5 Al­lowed some­body to get away with a fur­ther ten­ancy? (8) 6 He has earthly pos­ses­sions (9) 7 Tree yield­ing a fir cone (7) 11 Ran­dom in­spec­tion to see who has measles? (4,5) 13 Hold back and break the fall (8) 14 Old in­stru­ment to strip nev­er­the­less (7) 16 In­dex needed for a dig­i­tal com­puter? (6) 19 Put on edge (5) 20 Wind up drunk ap­par­ently (4) 23 Desert an­i­mal (3)

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