CRYP­TIC cross­word

Com­plete the puz­zle to re­veal two so­lu­tions in the shaded squares, re­lat­ing to the pic­ture clues.

New Zealand Woman’s Weekly - - PUZZLES - By Jim Green­field

PIC­TURE CLUES

7ac & 8ac, 13ac & 18ac

ACROSS

7 & 8ac Rich ac­tion game played on an is­land hor­ror movie (8,6)

9 Mex­i­can ap­parel held by clip-on choker (6)

10 As quiet as a snake (3)

11 It’s the fan­tasy world ten­dency of Pisces, ma (8) 12 Blue plane for the printer? (6)

13 & 18ac Com­edy about a dis­patch with four matches (4,8,3,1,7)

17 Stick­ing plas­ter? (6)

18 See 13 Across

21 A fe­male re­turns in­sane (3) 22 A throw­ing out of the old is due, Pat (6)

23 Searched for this type, we heard (6)

24 Pre­tend en­cy­clopae­dia con­tains a bias (8)

DOWN

1 To carve in re­lief Eastern doc­tor finds noth­ing on ship (6)

2 Set up seat with weapons? (8)

3 Con­coct opi­ate with the stuff of sea crea­tures (6) 4 Gam­bling ma­chines found in de­nom­i­nated bars? (3,5,7)

5 An African na­tion­al­ity makes a peaty gin (8) 6 Peru­vian run­ner? (4,4) 14 Ma­nip­u­la­tor of a mu­si­cal on the hill (8)

15 Work out how many tea items in­ac­cu­rately (8) 16 Do they ap­pear on a reg­u­lar date? (8)

19 Ve­hi­cle back tracks (1-5) 20 Stick to the diplo­mat when they lose di­rec­tion (6)

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