CRYPTIC CROSS­WORD: NO. 28,211

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Across

1 An­tic­i­pates a guru’s break­ing down (6)

4 ‘The Mount’ – a suit­able ad­dress for a car­di­nal (8) 9 It’s spent on rail­way food (6) 10 Ra­tions for the fleet? (4,4) 12 What it’s like in the Kala­hari Desert (4) 13 Sort of trap for a bird (5) 14 Folk from Gaelic land (4) 17 He up­sets some scholar about the be­gin­ning of term (12)

20 Ful­fil a prom­ise to re­tain just a sin­gle weapon (4,4,4)

23 A learner in the old US univer­sity (4)

24 Cheeky dis­play of em­bar­rass­ment (5)

25 Present given in the re­ces­sion (4)

28 En­ti­tled peo­ple, one is seen in Lon­don hos­pi­tal (8)

29 Pound that is re­quired to join club (6)

30 Don’t touch with­out even con­sid­er­ing (3,5)

31 Em­brac­ing a good man, mine’s no longer in his prime (4,2)

Down

1 Ac­cla­ma­tion of un­usual pa­pal cus­tom (8) 2 Neon? (8) 3 It’s un­usual to be not well done (4) 5 Be deadly se­ri­ous in usury? (4,8) 6 Stag­ger up, de­prived of one’s wits (4) 7 One old silly (6) 8 Com­ing to a con­clu­sion? Close (6) 11 To com­plain so may be com­mon all over the world (12) 15 Fielder caught a num­ber of balls (5) 16 Twist of fate’s caus­ing blow-out (5) 18 Rather a hand­ful, eh? (8) 19 He daren’t up­set one who fol­lows (8) 21 It rep­re­sents the sound of a per­cus­sion in­stru­ment (6) 22 Cam­bridge col­lege has tip-top wine (6) 26 A love for in­digo (4) 27 It won’t be seen as a bound­ary (2-2)

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