QUICK CROSS­WORD

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ACROSS

1. Strik­ingly at­trac­tive (3-8)

8. Copy of an orig­i­nal (7)

9. Leg bone (5)

10. Prison room (4)

11. Suc­cinct (7)

12. Fe­male deer (3)

13. Cen­tre (4)

15. Re­move (4)

17. Pur­chase (3)

19. For­mer (7)

20. Naked (4)

23. Noth­ing (col­loq) (5)

24. Im­pre­cise (7)

25. Cul­prit (11)

DOWN

1. Make wealthy (6)

2. Cast out (5)

3. En­thu­si­as­tic (4)

4. Op­por­tu­nity (6)

5. Time with­out end (8)

6. De­vice to at­tract public­ity (7)

7. Des­o­late (6)

12. De­code (8)

14. Par­tially cover (7)

16. Blood­suck­ing pest (col­loq) (6)

17. Ad­ja­cent (6)

18. Per­sis­tently an­noy (6)

21. Sep­a­rate (5)

22. Costly (4)

YES­TER­DAY’S SO­LU­TION

Across: 6. Noises 7. Coward 10. Ob­scene 11. Lives 12. Eons

13. Fairy 16. De­lay 17. Mole 20. Alone 21. Lighter 22. Sum­mit

23. De­fect

Down: 1. In­fomer­cials 2. Dis­sent 3. Melee 4. For­lorn 5. Halve

8. Dis­in­te­grate 9. Repara­ble 14. Gen­e­sis 15. Boot­leg 18. Roams

19. Agree

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