Cryp­tic Cross­word

Australian Women’s Weekly NZ - - PUZZLES -

ACROSS

1. If to con­tend one must be sure of one­self (9) 7. The sound I’d make when in an un­pleas­ant clime (5) 8. It’s a pet form of fuel (4) 10. Carry the beast? (4) 11. My pa is lean­ing to it (4) 12. Within Flora tells me to make a speech (5) 14. You rant about see­ing a moun­tain lake (4) 16. Found in a pa­per at a most pro­tec­tive bank (7) 17. They’re opened by a lot of agents (5) 20. Any­way, be dog­matic (5) 23. He’s sure to tum­ble to it (7) 25. It breaks out when be­ing too hasty (4) 26. An is­land with some dis­mal tales to tell? (5) 27. On the level, I’m al­most seven (4) 30. I get red – it’s dread­ful! (4) 31. So look here! To be­gin with I’m by my­self (4) 32. Wear away this at the rodeo (5) 33. Says you’re good at show­ing def­er­ence to the new leader (9)

DOWN

1. Deal suc­cess­fully with a po­lice­man from the East (4) 2. A pen is opened at low tide (4) 3. Dis­cussed while hav­ing tea in bed (6) 4. There’s a lot to be said for it (6) 5. In­flu­ence ex­erted by a lit­tle devil and his per­for­mance (6) 6. Some­how sad, Red? They’re a snaky lot! (6) 9. An an­gry speech and you’re to read about it (6) 13. Noted me and my rep­u­ta­tion (4) 15. A last look at a book of maps (5) 18. A sailor writes po­ems about hous­ing (6) 19. Dash down the lane (4) 20. Med­dle with a pic­nic bas­ket with a new top (6) 21. You’ll find the ad­mi­ral in the hold (6) 22. He deals in red art (6) 24. Prod­uct de­manded when hav­ing one’s photo taken? (6) 28. Any­way, it’s time for lunch (4) 29. Fash­ion­able and al­most mod­ern (4)

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