CROSS­WORD PUZ­ZLE

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ACROSS

9 Fool has share in con­ver­sion of or­ganic com­pound (9) 10 Bar thinly spread out in maze (9) 12 Cheese ad­di­tive en­coun­ters bar­rier (4) 13 Chief ri­oted un­ex­pect­edly (6) 14 The miss­ing con­clu­sion should be an idea (7) 15 In­sect that flew in WW2 (5,4) 17 Fright­en­ing fig­ure races round to boast (9) 18 Vi­ta­min has role to play with metal (7) 19 In favour of healthy gain (6) 20 New arts supremo (4) 23 Prise dime out of layer of skin (9) 25 Re­sult­ing sit­u­a­tion fol­low­ing Amer­i­can sub­ject (9) 26 Ash, say, found in street (4) 27 Plead to play with one bat, say (6) 29 A sofa, ini­tially in­dulging ro­dent (7) 32 Eas­ily in­flu­enced, blame all change to en­ergy (9) 34 Cac­tus, say, that’s good to eat (9) 35 Fam­ily row takes time (7) 36 Chat about a year in old China (6) 37 Ot­toman ruler reg­is­tered for a lax­a­tive (4) 38 Spore clus­ter makes giddy mogul reel (9) 39 One’s crane turned out to have spe­cial mean­ing (9)

DOWN

1 Spec­u­la­tor at home up­sets vot­ers (8) 2 Hon­est range in­cludes one-di­men­sional ob­ject (8,4) 3 Fu­ri­ous wolf runs and ducks, say (8) 4 Take chants away (6) 5 Scale for use out­side (8) 6 His con­tri­bu­tions are al­ways late (10) 7 Weep, hav­ing gone off freez­ing mix­ture (7) 8 Gos­sips on value of Der­byshire man­sion (10) 11 Badly reign part of Africa (5) 16 Ten­ner wasted on cheese in­gre­di­ent (6) 19 Turn up sec­ond form of se­cre­tion (3) 21 He’s ca­reen­ing about in pro­gram (6,6) 22 Gild­ing in re­fur­bished room left to univer­sity (6) 23 Gloomy note rewrit­ten in study (10) 24 No­ble dummy flour­ished in his el­e­ment (10) 25 Join a re­li­gious man (3) 28 For ev­ery stretch of river, put in a mis­sion­ary (8) 29 Use of old style has strange charisma (8) 30 Con­fine alien in web (8) 31 Arab com­mando’s pay­ment in­cludes en­ergy and time (7) 33 Fast old tempo (5) 34 Zen en­light­en­ment as riot breaks out (6)

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