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CRYPTIC CLUES ACROSS

1 Ag­i­tated stir over tea be­ing a stim­u­lant (11) 9 Ca­coph­ony from dance club on the way (7) 10 Box­ing ring not en­tirely square, nat­u­rally (5) 11 De­posits of An­cient Rome per­haps (4) 12 Agreed that fel­low politi­cian hadn’t told the truth (8) 14 De­mon drink? (6) 16 A mouth-or­gan (6) 18 Two short of a com­plete score (8) 19 Chi­nese cap­i­tal lies in to­tal waste (4) 22 Ex­er­cise se­quence (5) 23 Cler­gy­man leaves the Apoca­lypse in a state of eu­pho­ria (7) 24 Note painter mak­ing an en­trance (11)

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2 Try to put it in writ­ing (5) 3 Some­thing sharp in the chest, maybe? (4) 4 Was on horse­back so came up for the rid­ing dis­plays (6) 5 It may cre­ate a stir at meal­time (8) 6 Fool­ishly give in weakly to start watch­ing TV (7) 7 Young peo­ple ar­ranged to see Scot­land (11) 8 The op­posie of night vi­sion? (11) 13 As far as one can go in a race (8) 15 From Tang­ier with­out thanks (7) 17 Ec­cen­tric space-trav­eller (6) 20 A cap­i­tal at­mos­phere in a small busi­ness (5) 21 All the play­ers ap­pear shy (4)

QUICK CLUES ACROSS

1 Un­duly self-as­sured (4,2,5) 9 Gen­er­ous (7) 10 Rocky de­bris be­low a cliff (5) 11 A pro­hi­bi­tion (4) 12 Treat as of no ac­count (5,3) 14 Fraud­u­lence (6) 16 Go back on a prom­ise (6) 18 Un­for­tu­nate (3-5) 19 Frus­trate (4) 22 Ooze out (5) 23 A view on a sub­ject (7) 24 So­cial gath­er­ing (3-8)

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2 Planet’s curved course (5) 3 Dis­as­trous (4) 4 A Mus­lim sov­er­eign (6) 5 Ac­qui­es­cent (8) 6 Dick­en­sian miser (7) 7 Harsh taskmas­ter (5-6) 8 Op­por­tunis­tic (4-7) 13 Fine thread or fi­bre (8) 15 Con­spire for dis­hon­est end (7) 17 Be rightly placed (6) 20 An in­ci­den­tal com­ment (5) 21 Slight sug­ges­tion (4)

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