CRYP­TIC CROSSWORD: NO. 28, 212

Jamaica Gleaner - - COMICS/PUZZLES -

Across

1 Give pris­oner com­men­da­tion (10) 6 Dull poet makes a come­back (4) 9 Tree from Rome raised in the cen­tre? (5) 10 Host’s hair formed into a rounded mass af­ter a twirl (9) 12 Swim­ming deep, lad prayed (7) 13 Six with place to stay (5) 15 For­mer lover sat naked (7) 17 Con­cert – re­mem­ber hav­ing no con­clu­sion about it (7) 19 Work­ing out four and ten – that’s a large sum (7) 21 No­tices time, get­ting hin­dered by dif­fi­cult ques­tions (7) 22 Fury when mov­ing Queen’s stove (5) 24 Check be­fore open­ing (7) 27 Is fish tail­less in river? That’s life (9) 28 This writer fol­low­ing ar­ti­cle’s mes­sage (5) 29 The woman with di­a­monds to take off (4) 30 Theresa May al­most moved to em­brace leader of dept, one high up in ed­u­ca­tion (10)

Down

1 Bet­ter to catch river fish (4) 2 Weep with sprain, up­set and los­ing one’s rag (9) 3 Rebel pinches new hair colour­ing (5) 4 Jumped on wild pig and went belly up? Not I! (7) 5 Aerial warn­ing storm’s com­ing? (7) 7 Soldiers man­aged to go on skis reg­u­larly (5) 8 Dead ex­cited? (10) 11 Plans of French to cover up pec­ca­dil­los (7) 14 Com­pany’s sales­man turn­ing up ear­lier, first in store (10) 16 Boss sent to dis­miss sec­ond un­der­grad­u­ate (7) 18 Doc­tor Matt en­ters, not com­ing to a con­clu­sion to give this? (9) 20 Cross when cap­ti­vated by pen – see high price (7) 21 Power con­cerned with min­is­ter is imag­i­nary (7) 23 Sound emerg­ing from so­prano is ex­quis­ite (5) 25 Spear car­rier starts to tire, re­source­fully flip­ping axe around (5) 26 In­di­ca­tion of sad­ness right af­ter meal (4)

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