Cryp­tic Cross­word

Cape Argus - - LIFE -

ACROSS

7 Red church stand (6)

8 Tiny mea­sure­ment of length spot­ted in dy­namic ron­deau (6)

9 Killer of two id­iots, pop­u­lar (8)

10 Long­ing to head off pow­er­ful move­ment (4) 11 Beat a Bud­dhist priest (4) 12 Un­qual­i­fied sailor there­fore has mu­si­cal in­stru­ment (8)

14 Greek thane in a tizzy (8)

16 Dog left length of hair (4) 18 Tim­ber trade (4) 20 Mag­nif­i­cence of gar­den out by an­cient city (8)

22 Sauce runs in quickly (6) 23 Spice Girl fol­lows ob­ses­sive fan (6)

DOWN

1 Un­ex­pect­edly erased Mid­dle Eastern fea­ture (3,3)

2 The min­is­ter’s home – give car a go­ing-over (8)

3 Room for of­fi­cers’ clutter (4) 4 Poor un­named son hugged by ex­plorer (8)

5 Held back by re­source­ful fawn (4) 6 Failed to re­mem­ber to go in ci­tadel (6)

12 Mar­ket town has a crooner put on (8)

13 I’d take it in to Lucy for clar­ity (8) 15 He’s taken in by right-wing sup­po­si­tion (6)

17 Way round first com­mu­ni­ca­tions de­vice (6)

19 En­dure to the end (4)

21 Can never hold girl (4)

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