CROSS­WORD

The Star Malaysia - Star2 - - Comics -

Across

1 Lean over (5)

8 Press for a re­duc­tion? (8) 9 Point­lessly white, blank book (5)

10 Friendly ex­o­dus (8) 11 Go­ing with some hes­i­ta­tion to make a bid (5)

12 What the bishop has to un­der­stand (3)

16 Put down a whisky (6) 17 Ac­tu­ally it’s about a friend (6)

18 It may be con­sumed from a cup (3) 23 Quickly puts on un­der­wear (5)

24 The rest of the play­ers (4-4)

25 Set great store by (5) 26 The place for a job (8) 27 Checks the or­gan con­trols (5)

Down

2 Sign of ner­vous­ness fought by the brave (8) 3 Gam­bling game per­mit­ted in the course of a jour­ney (8)

4 Fed up, work to get rid of the cause of ten­sion (6) 5 They may make one in­sen­si­tive to suf­fer­ing (5) 6 One kitchen con­tainer as put in an­other (5)

7 Sit on the fence or some­thing sim­i­lar (5) 12 Fa­mous novel comes straight from the pub­lish­ers (3)

13 Some en­ergy (3)

14 Is no longer con­tent, so quar­rels (5,3) 15 Empty words de­signed to cap­ture ap­plause? (8) 19 A harm­less frolic, though it sounds risky (6) 20 Form heaps pos­si­bly (5) 21 Tight fin­ish (5) 22 Con­di­tion no true an­ar­chist will ac­cept (5)

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