CRYP­TIC CROSS­WORD

Finweek English Edition - - Piker -

ACROSS 1 Jour­ney back is ab­sorb­ing to journo (6) 4 Fol­low­ing that watch out for sweet course (6) 9 Riv­et­ing pow­er­less to con­tain crush (13) 10 Plate bread­win­ner pro­vides for starter (7) 11 & 13 Down Ri­val about to get free­dom to build

ex­ten­sive prop­erty (5,2,5) 12 Deign to empty pock­ets up­side down (5) 14 Best of­fer credit to each mem­ber (5) 18 Breeds hares (5) 19 For­get­ful­ness is a name dis­or­der (7) 21 Great Scot! Civil­i­sa­tion was meant to pro­mote

non-vi­o­lent so­cial progress (6,7) 22 Side with the the French in fifty-fifty sit­u­a­tion (6) 23 Hap­pened when used the wrong way

round (4,2) DOWN 1 Is even with ri­vals (6) 2 Re­form can make a crit­i­cal MP be

im­pos­si­ble (13) 3 Re­peat­edly comes up in Cabi­net, for­tu­nately (5) 5 Ruf­fian dis­rupted en­ter­tain­ment (7) 6 Show­ing up to sort out rear­ma­ments bill

of sale (13) 7 Poet not right to make al­lowance (6) 8 Heard the crowd gather (5) 13 See 11 Across 15 Start to search for pewter (6) 16 Girl reaches a city in Ti­bet, for­bid­den to for­eign

vis­i­tors (5) 17 May that pass (6) 20 Ap­pro­pri­ate Henry gets new call­ing (5) SO­LU­TION TO CROSS­WORD NO. 175 JD ACROSS: 1 Nin­com­poop; 7 Bar; 8 Read­er­ship; 11 Hoorayed; 12 & 21 Back to por­ridge; 14 Alison; 15 War­den; 17 & 23 Dead Pres­i­dents; 18 Sven­gali; 21 See 12; 22 & 20 Down Cha-cha; 23 See 17 DOWN: 1 North­wards; 2 Neapoli­tan; 3 Op­er­a­tor; 4 See 19; 5 Otis; 6 & 13 Bad-man­nered; 9 Hand­maiden; 10 Skin­ni­ness; 13 See 6; 16 Uveous: 19 & 4 Four-poster; 20 See 22 Across

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