Cryp­tic Crossword

Australian Women’s Weekly NZ - - PUZZLES -

ACROSS

1. In the West, Peter used tin and lead to make it (6) 8. What can Marie’s ver­sion of English be? (8) 9. Trans­mit­ted by a sailor who isn’t here now (6) 10. Gave in to lads – now that stopped its loss (8) 11. There­fore Her Majesty has to de­part (4) 13. A fi­nal set­tle­ment for both flow­ers and mu­sic? (11) 17. A rest’s needed then take a turn at serv­ing at ta­bles (11) 21. A lit­tle par­ti­cle to give to your mother (4) 23. It’s about ac­cept­ing lux­u­ries then mak­ing fast with­drawals (8) 25. There’s some­thing fishy about his oc­cu­pa­tion (6) 26. How such times end and we’re left with the residue (8) 27. Even a Saint will re­turn to such go­ings-on (6)

DOWN

2. The hottest part of De­cem­ber (5) 3. A shak­ing felt in the cen­tre more than else­where (6) 4. The star in which such ro­dents are to be found (4) 5. An un­pleas­ant con­di­tion ex­pe­ri­enced by large pal (8) 6. Sid is out on a limb when we take away his gun (6) 7. A place of re­fresh­ment found by Vera in the Ter­ri­tory? (6) 11. The first lady has the right at all times (4) 12. Gasp when you find such open­ings avail­able (4) 14. Lauds them at tea and flat­ters them servilely (8) 15. How one eats in the Ori­ent (4) 16. Some mas­ter may teach in this school pe­riod (4) 18. A good-looker will al­low it to be laced (6) 19. Drop it as it has be­come so ap­a­thetic (6) 20. Is 25. Across mostly con­cerned when this takes place? (6) 22. It’s not con­cealed in Dover then? (5) 24. Such teas will sat­isfy one com­pletely (4) So­lu­tion in next month’s is­sue.

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