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Across

1 Type of song not to miss? (5) 4 Nowhere near be­ing rich (4,3) 8 It may be cast, fa­tally per­haps (3) 9 Adopts a mas­ter­ful at­ti­tude to maid­ens in dis­tress (9) 10 In­vest in a mar­ket pitch (7) 11 A brief, for ex­am­ple, is for the de­fence (5) 13 Pos­si­bly ar­rest a fa­mous French writer (6) 15 One who picked the win­ning ticket goes back for the prize (6) 18 Some mistle­toe for a young man (5) 19 Planet tem­per­a­ture may be shown by it (7) 21 Rude craft may be bro­ken up (9) 23 Part of the eigh­teenth hole on the golf course (3) 24 A great trou­ble for David’s wife (7) 25 Can­vas holder (5)

Down

1 No gen­tle­man loses his life on the golf course (7) 2 Rate re­form more cer­tain of­fi­cial (9) 3 Hardy sort of snake (5) 4 Politi­cian caught in cun­ning habit of a nun (6) 5 An­ces­tral fam­ily row takes a long time (7) 6 Strik­ing in er­ror (3) 7 Dou­bled fight­ing power (5) 12 Schol­arly chaps sat and ar­gued per­haps (9) 14 Great at or­gan­ised boat races (7) 16 Healthy ac­com­mo­da­tion for a pris­oner charged with bat­tery (3,4) 17 A maxim that’s thor­oughly un­prin­ci­pled! (6) 18 Bul­gar city to hear Ital­ian star (5) 20 The hump in the mid­dle of bridges (5) 22 A great cham­pion who once had feet of clay? (3)

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