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55 In a _____ – very briefly

giv­ing only main points (8)

57 Huge, an­cient Egyp­tian

struc­tures (8)

62 Ra­dio fans, maybe (9)

64 Shoe with thick wooden

sole (4)

66 As good as ____ – very

well be­haved (4)

68 Liver or kid­ney, eg (5)

70 ____ on – give

en­cour­age­ment to (4)

72 Move with great haste (4)

74 Ar­rive at con­clu­sion by

us­ing rea­son­ing (6)

75 See Mys­tery Clue

80 _____ Na­tional Park – old­est na­tional park lo­cated in cen­tral North Is­land (9)

Type of pasta (5)

Ti­tle of mar­ried woman (3) Give pri­vate lessons to (5) Pro­tec­tive cov­er­ing of rot­ting veg­etable mat­ter used in gar­den­ing (5) Mawk­ishly sen­ti­men­tal (5) Sings in soft, low voice (6) Not of sound mind (6) 1 Man­age in dif­fi­cult

cir­cum­stances (4)

2 Se­vere or in­tense (5)

3 Noise made by sheep (3)

5 For all prac­ti­cal

pur­poses (2,6)

6 _____ Kirk, late New Zealand Prime Min­is­ter from 1972 to 1974 (6)

7 Show­ing in­dul­gent

tol­er­ance ( 7)

8 Per­son who en­ter­tains

guests (4)

9 Mem­o­rable say­ing (5)

10 Con­sci­en­tiously obe­di­ent

out of sense of obli­ga­tion ( 7)

11 See up­per-right photo (8)

12 De­ter­mined by des­tiny (5)

13 Di­rec­tion of ris­ing sun (4)

14 Artist’s work space (6)

20 _____ out – grad­u­ally fade

and come to end (5)

24 Friend or pal (4)

25 Worry in ag­i­tated, anx­ious

way (4)

26 It’s __ ___ ___, New Zealand

ra­dio and TV game show hosted by the late Sel­wyn Too­good (2,3,3)

28 Iso­lated hill with steep sides

and flat top (5)

31 Poker or rummy, eg (4,4)

32 _____ city – older and usu­ally poorer cen­tral part of city (5)

33 Ex­press sin­cere re­morse

about wrong­do­ing (6)

35 Sail­ing ves­sel with two

masts (5)

37 See Mys­tery Clue

39 Tight-fit­ting stretch pants (8)

40 Rough pro­tec­tive crust that

forms over graze on skin (4)

41 Scat­ter small drops or

par­ti­cles (8)

42 Ca­bles or ropes used to

brace some­thing (4)

45 _____ Bloom­field, Kiwi

ac­tress and di­rec­tor (6)

46 Be­fore ex­pected time (5)

49 Short com­edy sketches (5)

53 _____ on the cake – some­thing that makes good sit­u­a­tion even bet­ter (5)

56 Skill and sen­si­tiv­ity in con­sid­er­ing feel­ings of oth­ers (4)

58 Dis­tinc­tive smell (5)

59 Line in the ____ – limit be­yond which you will not go (4)

60 Ex­press crit­i­cism or

re­buke (8)

61 Large breed of dog (8)

63 In­sects with elon­gated

bod­ies ( 7)

65 Re­lat­ing to open sea ( 7)

67 Con­vert food into ab­sorbable sub­stances in body (6)

69 Com­mon name for New

Zealand swamphen (6)

71 Small group of peo­ple who

in­ter­view job can­di­date (5)

73 Uten­sil used for serv­ing

ice cream (5)

76 Ad­di­tional thing (5)

77 Plant stalk (4)

78 Quick and nim­ble (4)

79 Out of your ____ –

com­pletely mad (4)

83 Treat skins and hides to

turn them into leather (3)

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