CRYP­TIC CROSS­WORD

Herald on Sunday - - PUZZLES -

ACROSS

8. Cob­bler and out-of-work bishop are con­temp­tu­ous of in­fe­ri­ors (8)

9. Millinery plume? Yes: pro ver­sion of it (6)

10. He rep­re­sents in­ven­tors of te­pee in a sort of pageant (6,5)

11. A favourite type taken around it (3)

13. For in­stance, a semi-Teu­tonic moth (5)

15. They grow trees that free sorts of them (9)

17. He’s ex­pected to in­herit or any­way meet ship up-river (4,11)

19. How stair-rail can be set in barn (9)

21. Young per­son who’s scolded about Latin (5)

23. Bill, given time, be­comes a piece of leg­is­la­tion (3)

24. Pi­o­neers are on the way to be­ing keep­ers, they say (11)

27. Body en­forc­ing the law change one non-u cou­ple (6)

28. Club mem­ber go­ing the rounds (8)

DOWN

1. Lean gent is out to in­volve one in com­pli­ca­tions (8)

2. Be af­ter rat­ing as a pri­est in France (4)

3. One’s first ap­pear­ance shows the dig­nity of fam­ily (5)

4. John’s Je­sus was no bad pas­tor (3,4,8)

5. Night­lights mean booms must be put out for them (9)

6. Ob­serve the tacho­graph in the cab (3)

7. Su­per­fi­cial re­fine­ment takes nerve and en­ergy (6)

12. To sew is painful for one on the run (6)

14. Is rov­ing when in the wrong (6)

16. Crabs and lob­sters are cut, as care is taken with them (9)

18. Farewell to the sort of rain all-heal needs (8)

20. Stop at sea and weigh it to get go­ing again (6)

22. Sim­ple song bagged by a sailor (5)

25. Shoot out a shap­ing fold (4)

26. Seed that goes up and down (3)

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