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CRYP­TIC CLUES ACROSS

1 Hav­ing re­gard for one’s feel­ings (10) 6 Search for a com­pany doc­tor (4) 10 Be­ing poorly sup­plied in lack of such va­ri­eties (5) 11 Pros­pero’s per­verted tyrant (9) 12 When dark­en­ing skies are tinged with gilt anew? (8) 13 First race on skis in­volved haz­ards (5) 15 Their pas­sen­gers are al­ways late (7) 17 Dam­aged blue car can be re­stored (7) 19 This bird makes a nice pal (7) 21 Se­cu­rity is back in the store (7) 22 It’s true the head of the monar­chy has it (5) 24 Seems a spir­ited sort of card game (3,5) 27 Po­ten­tially great quote about a mere smoke (9) 28 Record a stage di­rec­tion (5) 29 Test out a bad­ger’s home (4) 30 Its mem­bers pre­sum­ably try to im­prove their ser­vices (6,4)

DOWN

1 The others set­tle for some shut­eye (4) 2 It’s crazy to get tight then dance (9) 3 One means of sup­port for an artist (5) 4 De­press­ing fea­tures for me­te­o­rol­o­gists (7) 5 Hav­ing favourites rel­a­tively speak­ing (7) 7 Well-equipped place for car­a­vans en route (5) 8 Chi­nese soup in­gre­di­ents of­ten in­clude eggs (5,5) 9 Preda­tor moved to show a sign of dis­tress (8) 14 In the main they’re dis­as­ters (10) 16 Mr O’Casey crashed in Amer­i­can plane (8) 18 Ideal ma­te­rial for a plinth? (4,5) 20 Gar­ment short­ened - af­ter dark that is (7) 21 In­fe­rior cell for an old of­fender? (7) 23 Gangs that give one a sense of anx­i­ety (5) 25 They em­ploy de­vi­ous ruses (5) 26 The key to baby’s sleep­ing ac­com­mo­da­tion (4)

QUICK CLUES ACROSS

1 Ex­trav­a­gantly sen­ti­men­tal film (4-6) 6 Wad­ing bird with long curved bill (4) 10 Black-and-blue (5) 11 Pick-me-up (9) 12 Give rise to (8) 13 Eco-friendly (5) 15 Strive to equal (7) 17 In­ci­sive (7) 19 First in im­por­tance (7) 21 En­cour­age (7) 22 Cap­i­tal of Jor­dan (5) 24 Ly­ing (8) 27 Di­a­mond set by it­self (9) 28 Put to­gether crudely (5) 29 Re­quire (4) 30 Seek to re­solve a breach (4,6)

DOWN

1 Dis­as­ter’s cost in life (4) 2 Ex­cit­ing ex­pe­ri­ence (9) 3 Ap­praise (5) 4 What is left over (7) 5 Pointed witty say­ing (7) 7 Two of a kind (5) 8 Fixed and un­change­able (3,2,5) 9 Coun­try bor­der­ing Black Sea (8) 14 Have un­der surveil­lance (4,4,2) 16 Es­trange (8) 18 Of undis­puted ori­gin (9) 20 In­ter­val of rest (7) 21 Rash im­petu­ous per­son (7) 23 Con­fused fight (5) 25 Leisurely walk (5) 26 Ac­cord­ingly (4)

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