CRYPTIC CROSS­WORD

no 1,169

Sunday Independent (Ireland) - - Puzzles -

For to­day’s so­lu­tions, text CLUE fol­lowed by the clue (eg: ‘CLUE 1 Down’) to 53307 Across 1 A flavour­ing fi­nally re­duced to jelly (5). 4 His nig­gle in­volved mov­ing on run­ners (9). 9 Stum­ble onto area of ex­per­tise prac­ti­cal for a stu­dent (5,4). 10 Fully sat­isfy with lec­turer in­ter­rupt­ing rub­bish (5). 11 Amer­i­can lot in a dance (6). 12 Over­size cir­cle in is­land get an­ti­sep­tic (8). 14 Fierce Dane in­ter­fered with mil­i­tary readi­ness (3,7). 16 Vote in favour in sec­ond county (4). 19 Sex­pot ends off mak­ing quite a show (4). 20 Hon­est Paul flus­tered by mother-in-law’s tongue, per­haps (10). 22 Ob­struct a lion dis­guised as an aris­to­crat (8). 23 Hav­ing a go at be­ing an an­noy­ance (6). 26 Shadow, then sound­ing in­de­ci­sive, sup­port (5). 27 In dis­hon­est way make other lot tin­gle (3-6). 28 Coun­try keeps swim­mer but not on the staff (9). 29 Min­eral waste qui­etly hid­den in earth (5). Down 1 Sub­or­di­nate a young mare con­sumed by mouth (9). 2 Re­quest time for such a gath­er­ing (5). 3 Record hold­ing new dance with en­ergy, in a mea­sured way (8). 4 Love-god shows up, ir­ri­tated (4). 5 One learns from ex­pe­ri­ence to spirit mice away (10). 6 Con­scripts with sec­onds to fol­low gad­gets (6). 7 Beloved one get­ting back at a Ro­man (9). 8 Flier over­turns ice­berg, aban­don­ing Ir­ish cabi­net lead­ers (5). 13 Hon­our end-of-year speech (10). 15 Con­cerned with moral tale, such as may be made good (9). 17 Af­ter brief month, An­gola re­form is so multi-sided (9). 18 Fliers train to fight brawls (8). 21 Have as con­se­quence to be sickly by hospi­tal depart­ment (6). 22 Ex­pert holds line, rough but good-na­tured (5). 24 Open­ing turns up in short night­mare (5). 25 Left in charge, do a run­ner (4). So­lu­tion to Sun­day In­de­pen­dent Cryptic Cross­word no 1,168 Across: 1 Cheat­ing; 5 Re­sume; 8 Apho­ris­tic; 9 Spry; 10 Sink­ing feel­ing; 11 Spin-dry; 13 Me­di­ate; 15 Leg­ging; 18 Ar­rives; 21 Cor­re­spon­dence; 22 Smut; 23 In­di­vid­ual; 24 Lap­dog; 25 Be­friend. Down: 1 Chas­sis; 2 En­hanc­ing; 3 Tar­ried; 4 Nosegay; 5 Rack­e­teer; 6 Sashimi; 7 Mr Right; 12 Ren­der­ing; 14 Ad­ven­ture; 16 En­co­mia; 17 Gyrated; 18 Atomise; 19 Rud­dier; 20 Steeled.

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