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The Timaru Herald - - FASHION&BEAUTY -

ACROSS 1. Lob­ster sauté, long in prepa­ra­tion (9) 5. Morse hasn’t fin­ished the fish (3) 7. School­boy’s warn­ing of ap­pear­ance of cliff hol­low (4) 8. It is an ex­am­ple of the grip Adam might have had (8) 10. In Ar­den, see how to sing un­der a lady’s win­dow (8) 11. A lat­eral branch one will end­lessly re­ject (4) 13. Bar is also put out on the end of it (6) 15. Per­sonal at­trac­tions do dam­age in the Civil Ser­vice (6) 18. Horse will at­tempt to un­seat its rider for a dol­lar (4) 19. Credit may be con­sumed, as may be be­lieved (8) 22. Prop­erty right for Amer­i­can fur cut out (8) 23. A wound­ing re­mark as to a rac­ing breed of horse (4) 24. Gar­den tool he has noth­ing to do with (3) 25. Ap­pro­pri­ate tip? Ten­ner, maybe (9) DOWN 1. Cut loss per­haps caused by plague in­sects (7) 2. At no time is it to be re­peated on hire pur­chase (5) 3. Tristram brought to book for a mixed drink (6) 4. Stylish dash seen among the landown­ers (4) 5. Like one tack­ling a hedge with a tea-ship (7) 6. Ob­ject if one’s not com­pletely mod­est (5) 9. Go pry­ing about with the poi­son one had left (5) 12. Is be­ing out of the sun dis­rep­utable? (5) 14. Give one a stern re­proof in a pro­fes­sor’s dis­course (7) 16. It is her best recipe for a fizzy drink (7) 17. He sells food, ergo, credit must be ar­ranged (6) 18. Change colour like the first lady in the wild (5) 20. Shoot away at the mark on the horse’s face (5) 21. In which bird can store what is gath­ered in (4)

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