30-MINUTE CRYP­TIC CROSS­WORD

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ACROSS

1 Pre­pare the road by putting the flags down! (4,3,3) 7 Pre­cise piece of com­plex ac­tiv­ity (5) 8 Sub­mits to the sit­u­a­tion and gives up the job (7) 10 This type of win­dow can’t seem dif­fer­ent (8) 11 Grey-clad min­strel re­turns (4) 13 See 1 Down 15 See 1 Down 17 Ter­ri­ble nick­name for one near the forefront of bat­tle (4) 18 Jack goes round the mine (8) 21 Well-known rea­son for be­ing re­fused a restau­rant book­ing! (7) 22 Where you’ll find the pris­oner with noth­ing but a big fid­dle! (5) 23 See 6 Down

DOWN

1, 13Ac as the and lead­ing 15Ac bowman Doesn’t op­er­ate (5,6,6) 2 I’m in­volved in vast mix­ture of nu­tri­tious el­e­ments (8) 3 Putting it up over the arena is weari­some (6) 4 5 Reg You’ll lounge, Dean find as com­fort could ex­pected be­come in (4) the wrath­ful (7) 6 and 23Ac With the score in mind, this re­quires a striker with good tim­ing (10,10) 9 One of the small parts of a U-boat? (10) 12 Top hostelry in un­usual place (8) 14 Charles X to mete out pun­ish­ment (7) 16 Desk re­quired for the of­fice (6) 19 Skil­fully di­rect one in a con­spir­acy (5) 20 As­sist in mak­ing some of the state banks suf­fer a set­back (4)

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