SU­PER CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Cape Argus - - LIFE -

ACROSS

1 Bound to set free (6) 5 Back brake, too (4,2) 8 There’s time af­ter work for entertainment (5) 9 Sign given, for in­stance, when back­ing a car (6) 10 The mod­ern quar­ter in Crete hav­ing been re­built (6) 11 Comes to: “Are run­ning in the point-to-point” (5) 14 No­tice in the area and at­tend to (3,5) 16 Reckon it’s a copy (6) 18 Re­ally good for swim­ming in? (2,3,5,5) 20 Used to give to one un­der­cooked (6) 22 Be the de­serter in the ro­mance set loose (8) 25 Hav­ing had one’s fling, was sus­pended (5) 27 The is­land that I twice set out for (6) 28 The foun­da­tion and pow­der will have been (6) 29 Kings­ley re­turned the key en­closed with the let­ter (5) 30 A flier tak­ing off (6) 31 What, if you catch, you let loose im­me­di­ately af­ter! (6)

DOWN

1 With spec­ta­cles, sees (6) 2 Sharp prac­tice that, as a pas­sen­ger, gets one down (4) 3 Get­ting tired of and leav­ing (5,3) 4 Room you’re go­ing to use (9,6) 5 The usual “My child”, which de­notes the ec­cle­si­as­tic (6) 6 The for­eign air de­ceived one (4) 7 Mess about while he shoots (6) 12 Doesn’t al­low to en­ter the scant­ily dressed peo­ple (7) 13 Messes it up while Scamp looks on (7) 15 A puck­ish “Not a bad fi­nale!” (5) 17 What happened to the key-hole? (5) 19 Trans­port, to boot, the gang is out to get (8) 20 Isn’t danc­ing to the record, though show­ing a good sense of rhythm (2,4) 21 Stop the man at first (6) 23 She even cut out the ad­ver­tise­ment in­serted (6) 24 Help the fish (4) 26 Barely fit­ting (4)

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