CRYP­TIC CROSS­WORD

COM­PILED BY JACK DUN­WOODY Email: dun­woody_j@in­tekom.co.za

Finweek English Edition - - Statistics -

ACROSS 1 Can I drag out the bay? (8) 5 A cit­i­zens’ band on top (4) 9 Un­usual turn (5) 10 Con­tains sov­er­eign that is out of cir­cu­la­tion

(7) 11 Cor­rect, head of­fice is in Lon­don (4) 12 Ves­sels needed for meal Paul pre­pared (8) 13 Whip ten an­ti­so­cial mem­bers into shape

(3-1-4-5) 18 Sounds like grown man is strug­gling with

weight (8) 19 Hun­gry chap has cause to com­plain (4) 20 Orig­i­nally French friend com­pleted the

pa­per­work (7) 21 & 7 Down Fryer host­ess used to cook seafood

(5,7) 22 Can noth­ing be found in Ire­land? (4) 23 Au­thor to make notes on taste (8) DOWN 2 Cap­i­tal in­vest­ment ring? (7) 3 Game prac­tice not need in dev­ilry cir­cle (7) 4 Con­tro­ver­sial law­suit in­volv­ing Evita (13) 6 Schol­ar­ship gar­land pre­sented to rock

singer (7) 7 See 21 Across 8 Go away! Fol­low­ing the Bi­ble is rel­a­tive (6) 13 Fall in with vote against pro­ce­dure (7) 14 Rapid func­tion put to­gether with the lead­ing

lady (7) 15 Re­verse or­der to scrap gun­boat (6) 16 Cabi­net needs high-sound­ing alarm fit­ted

(7) 17 Thick­en­ing bond (7) SO­LU­TION TO CROSS­WORD NO. 170JD ACROSS: 1 Right-winger; 9 Ad­mirer; 10 Curse; 11 At­tic; 12 Ate­lier; 13 Ap­pete; 15 Tar­get; 18 Aer­a­tor; 20 Sprig; 22 Alien; 23 En­liven; 24 Pretty smart DOWN: 2 Im­mit; 3 Hari­cot; 4 War­saw; 5 Nacre; 6 Ear­ring; 7 Panama Canal; 8 Se­cret agent; 14 Perkier; 16 Ab­sa­lom; 17 Artery; 19 Tenet; 21 River

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