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CRYP­TIC CLUES ACROSS

1 Se­lected for a team in prison (6) 4 A con­vul­sion in heaven is awk­ward (6) 9 Ex­hi­bi­tion­ist who’s of loud dis­po­si­tion (4-3) 10 Drawn - from the past for ex­am­ple? (5) 11 Ve­hi­cle to move the load (5) 12 Com­poser close to Brit­ten in sound (7) 13 It dis­ap­peared when the wall came

down (4,7) 18 Song about a scoundrel in Greece (7) 20 Truss badly cor­rodes (5) 22 Be­come the ob­ject of the ex­er­cise it

ap­pears (5) 23 Pre­sum­ably one should skate over it

lightly (4,3) 24 What has to be done needs time and

trou­ble (6) 25 Charged for hav­ing sup­plied pub­lic­ity (6)

DOWN

1 A crawler in school (6) 2 Pol­ish range (5) 3 Pos­si­bly proud to make way for some­one (4,3) 5 Let it be in­ter­preted as right (5) 6 Hold on. I can’t move! (7) 7 Re­turns and sur­ren­ders (6) 8 Bureau­cratic Christ­mas cel­e­bra­tion (6,5) 14 Chief op­po­nent out of reach (4-3) 15 Get a drink for paint­ing in­te­rior of small car (7) 16 Note by a doc­tor to one go­ing to part of Africa (6) 17 Des can man­age to go up in the world (6) 19 Old-fash­ioned but pop­u­lar with the boys (5) 21 Not mov­ing yet (5)

QUICK CLUES ACROSS

1 Down­pour (6) 4 Afraid (6) 9 Power of en­durance (7) 10 Open to bribery (5) 11 Be­come alert (3,2) 12 Quandary (7) 13 Com­pro­mise (4-3-4) 18 Promis­ing (7) 20 Sham (5) 22 Chal­lenge mock­ingly (5) 23 Small com­mu­nity (7) 24 Crowd to­gether (6) 25 Be­lieve (6)

DOWN

1 To stop (6) 2 Slight­est (5) 3 Mo­men­tary view (7) 5 To carp (5) 6 Rampage out of con­trol (3,4) 7 Mon­e­tary unit of Zim­babwe (6) 8 Co­op­er­at­ing closely (4,2,5) 14 Con­fis­cate (7) 15 Set out in rows and col­umns (7) 16 Reeds used for roof­ing (6) 17 Agree­ment (6) 19 Ru­inous (5) 21 Pro­tect (5)

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