CRYPTIC CROSS­WORD: NO. 28,391

Jamaica Gleaner - - ENTERTAINMENT -

Across

1 Flier eat­ing chop and banger (6) 4 Old boy, wear­ing sulky ex­pres­sion, ceased to be in­volved (5,3) 9 Grandma gets set­back in French city (6) 10 Tax that pro­duces pub­lic anger (8) 12 A cou­ple of notes and that’s your lot! (4) 13 Pale, and pass out (5) 14 Belt as part of a shirt (4) 17 Un­der­stand­ing fear (12) 20 Yet it could be close com­bat (4,8) 23 Great many will em­brace love or money (4) 24 Not so many, we in­fer! (5) 25 Try to catch what’s said (4) 28 Goes crazy – man­ages sat­is­fac­to­rily af­ter a minute (4,4) 29 Shrub, peren­nial. Hardy? No (6) 30 Li­cence for car­tog­ra­pher’s line (8) 31 What boy did with toy? (6)

Down

1 Sum­mit meet­ing of psy­chol­o­gist and wife (8) 2 Floor cov­er­ing, kind that’s used by prin­ters (8) 3 Lord, look! (4) 5 Flags seen on the street (6,6) 6 One is belted and real ag­gra­vated (4) 7 It’s hate­ful hav­ing noth­ing and five hun­dred debts (6) 8 Start driv­ing on a course (3,3) 11 An­swered call in­stantly but was pipped at the post? (4,2,6) 15 Uplifted, achieved very good times (5) 16 Swells seen from boat off­shore (5) 18 Was par­tial over un­usual in­stru­ment (4,4) 19 Sur­prised to see first part was first (8) 21 Sort of ar­range­ment that’s free for all (6) 22 One may play it – and one may get licked (6) 26 Play­ers in form (4) 27 Many refuse ready money (4)

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