CRYP­TIC PUZ­ZLE NO. 7548

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ACROSS

6. The only one so far who could hold out right the way through (5,2,4). 7. Tease the fool (4). 8. Fall ill with, which is a hu­mil­i­a­tion (8). 9. Is afraid of the pro­pa­ganda the reds are churn­ing out (6). 10. A drip’s be­come a tor­rent of wa­ter (6). 12. What the voice of Amer­ica does? (6). 15. Roughly re­move the cheat (3-3). 17. Dis­like fish and have a hot stew brought in (8). 19. Get rid of an un­de­sir­able prop­erty (4). 20. That’s what you get for ask­ing what a steppe is! (5,6).

DOWN

1. For the ad­ver­tis­ing ma­te­rial, make it longer (8). 2. What the bro­ker grows in his gar­den? (6). 3. One-time pro­ducer (6). 4. Put the mug back (4). 5. As the drunk the can­ni­bals caught was? (6). 6. Not so many would have the fel­low go to jug (5). 11. No longer smok­ing, keep quiet (4,4). 13. In a back street, trapped the poor soldiers (6). 14. Hav­ing a rind that’s thin (6). 15. Fu­ri­ous when they tease one about drink (6). 16. Bone of a bird fa­ther is hold­ing (5). 18. A gin of some stand­ing? (4).

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