CRYPTIC CLUES PUZ­ZLE 14739

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1 An out­stand­ing ex­am­ple of car­tog­ra­phy (6,3)

8 Af­ter a drink Jack went back to the dance (5)

9 Con­tinue with food for crows we hear (5,2) 10 Clever peo­ple are quick on it (6)

11 It checks the growth of pop­u­la­tion (6)

12 Ves­sel in a state of great dis­tress (8)

15 Pass, mo­men­tar­ily fail then break down

to­tally (8)

18 Passes out, hav­ing got in­volved in fast (6) 20 Get to grips with the staff short­age? (6)

21 Here is what one is given (7)

22 Sewer may be re­built like other wa­ter car­ri­ers (5)

23 Put up with be­ing al­tered to new for­mat (9)

DOWN

2 Dodge nowa­days ac­cepted by first wife (5)

3 His run re­sulted in a rapid ad­mis­sion (6)

4 Pa­per hat with bells on (8)

5 Sup­port the Span­ish cast (6)

6 Dam­ages for one thou­sand cou­ples (7)

7 Keen de­sire of ea­gles in dif­fer­ent ages (9) 11 Con­certed move­ment cre­ated a firm ba­sis (9)

13 Refuse CO ag­i­tat­ing to send the troops in (3,5)

14 Crooked deal­ing put straight (7)

16 A time to be no­ble? (6)

17 A hol­i­day is needed to make it safe (6)

19 Pos­si­bly per­fect but cer­tainly stress­ful (5)

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