GI­ANT CROSS­WORD

Herald on Sunday - - PUZZLES -

ACROSS

1 Two times (5) 4 Ur­gent (8)

9 Rubbed sore (6)

14 Crim­i­nal burn­ing (5) 15 Very likely (2,3,11) 17 Skin holes (5)

18 Con­sume (3)

19 Op­por­tu­nity (7)

20 One op­pos­ing of­fi­cial pol­icy (9)

21 Hor­ri­fied (6)

24 Into a tent (anag) (9) 25 Beer maker (6)

26 Cured (6)

29 War step-up (10)

31 Tear (3)

32 Milliner (6)

33 Wound crust (4)

35 Ma­ture (3)

37 Re­peat (4)

39 Pas­times (9)

40 Ir­rev­er­ence (9)

41 Os­ten­ta­tious (5)

42 In­sect’s feel­ers (8) 47 Woollen gar­ments (8)

51 Drenches (5)

55 De­fi­antly ag­gres­sive (9)

56 Rife (9)

58 Han­ker­ing (4)

59 Ailing (3)

60 Tan­gi­ble (4)

61 Cloud type (6)

62 Long fish (3)

63 Earth­quake echo (10) 66 Stringed in­stru­ment (6) 67 Pil­lar (6)

69 Ha­bit­u­ally mov­ing sea­son­ally (9)

72 Fil­ter (6)

73 Out of favour (9) 75 Felt like hav­ing (7) 77 Flow (3)

80 Rub out (5)

81 An­nual fe­lic­i­ta­tion (4,5,7)

82 Bring upon one­self (5)

83 Pulled sharply (6) 84 Blushed (8)

85 Sup­ple (5)

DOWN

2 Vine­yard ap­pa­ra­tus (4,5)

3 In­tes­tine part (5) 5 Vi­o­lent pub­lic dis­or­der (4)

6 African lan­guage (7) 7 Quirk (12) 8 Pul­verise (5)

9 Hot red chilli pow­der (7)

10 Moun­tains (4)

11 Make an­gry (6)

12 Pos­ses­sion (5)

13 Tan­gled (7)

14 Ore an­a­lyst (7)

16 ; , . “?! etc (11)

22 Sign up (6)

23 Bear wit­ness (7)

24 In the cur­rent fash­ion or style (1,2,4) 25 De­tour (6)

27 Driv­ing per­mit (7) 28 Non-ma­lig­nant (6) 30 Ro­man em­peror (4) 32 Wa­ter bird (5)

34 Cus­tomer (5)

36 Ex­pec­to­rate (4)

38 Is able (3)

42 Shrine (5)

43 Huge sea wave (7) 44 Com­mon sense (4) 45 Vine­gar acid (6)

46 Desert green spot (5)

48 Treat­ing ore (anag) (11)

49 Bur­den­some (7)

50 Curve (3)

51 Fame (7)

52 Body or­gan (6)

53 Re­luc­tant to speak frankly (5-7)

54 Long heroic story (4)

57 Lure into cap­ture (6) 64 Wor­ried (9)

65 Bird of prey (7)

66 Pick­ling cu­cum­ber (7)

68 Anony­mous (7)

70 Strug­gle hand-to­hand (7)

71 US state (6)

72 Light meal (5)

74 Pro­pri­etor (5)

76 Un­re­fined (5)

78 Timid (4)

79 Rub­ber wheel cover (4)

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