CRYP­TIC PUZ­ZLE NO. 7545

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ACROSS

1. Be­comes tense when the word “gi­ants” is spo­ken (8). 6. Char­ac­ter you play with? (4). 8. Go mad on re­tir­ing (4). 9. Re­lax as you say what kind of ba­con you want (4,4). 10, As an au­thor, pro­duced tripe, we hold (5). 11. De­liv­ery charge (6). 13. Any­how, I can get my­self back into mo­tion pic­tures (6). 15. To a de­gree, it was once used by campers (6). 17. “Oddly, some” I qui­etly in­ter­posed, “take ad­van­tage of one” (6). 19. Put the car inside for him (5). 22. Play­ing, en­ters into it with ab­sorb­tion (8). 23. So the snow hut was de­mol­ished first (4). 24. Hav­ing an ap­ti­tude for, but need­ing straight­en­ing out (4). 25. To get the money, stabs the guards (8).

DOWN

2. Be­tween one and ten worked out right (5). 3. Colour a lit­tle, be­ing in­tro­duced as a reg­u­lar (7). 4. Get the mea­sure of a lady (4). 5. Like the mer­maids eyes? (3-5). 6. A room with it is be­ing treated as a garage! (5). 7. A crooked car firm took on the beast (7). 12. Mother, go­ing to Swe­den for a break, got writ­ten up (4,4). 14. Bring­ing in semi­trained soldiers is just great! (7). 16. Rot­ter who has a knack of turn­ing up and or­gan­is­ing a riot (7). 18. Cir­cle over the green, plain to see (5). 20. Call round, en­ter­ing into the de­cep­tion (5). 21. Bring­ing back ba­nanas to sur­prise you (4).

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