TWO-SPEED CROSS­WORD

Business Day - - THE BOTTOM LINE -

CRYP­TIC CLUES ACROSS

1 Breeze to sub­side dur­ing

para­chute land­ings (7) 8 Pasta right for a fid­dle,

un­fin­ished (7)

9 Dis­tress or ut­ter agony (7) 10 He’s get­ting up part of the

stairs (5)

11 Put eth­ane com­pound to

raise your stake (2,3,4) 14 Hope to see a steeple (6) 15 Deny root’s been dug

over (5)

16 Type of train from Leeds

I van­dalised (6) 20 Mol­lusc dis­play­ing a

tem­per in di­vin­ity (9) 23 Blood ves­sel dis­cov­ered in

Aus­tralia or Tasmania (5) 24 Some err badly and feel

con­tri­tion for it (7) 25 Mam­mal chained to

rock (7)

26 In­ept at treat­ing sick

per­son (7)

DOWN

1 Par­tially smart, fully sly (6) 2 I tarry af­ter order­ing

scarce ob­ject (6)

3 Wake up right by the

river (5)

4 Clean pair, born to be

raised (5) 5 High spot for first lady and

oth­ers (7)

6 A bi­son runs to small

tree (6)

7 Forcibly en­ter sea­side

con­struc­tion by church (6) 12 A tur­bu­lent lake for Cub

pack leader (5)

13 First to tell rel­a­tive of

mock­ing re­mark (5) 15 Con­sid­ers send­ing

mes­sage of good­will (7) 16 One who dis­trib­utes packs

by hand? (6)

17 They are end­lessly, aw­fully

coarse (6)

18 Scat­tered spears, slightly

out of place (6) 19 Com­mer­cial rated

ap­palling, five claimed (6) 21 Fight is rub­bish (5) 22 Watch back, see­ing area of

re­spon­si­bil­ity (5)

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