CRYP­TIC CROSS­WORD

COM­PILED BY JACK DUN­WOODY Email: dun­woody_ j@ in­tekom. co. za

Finweek English Edition - - Piker -

ACROSS 1 A con­cern about vic­tory in war is the in­ci­vil­ity

that fol­lows (11) 9 It’s a case of first in the pic­ture (7) 10 Bloated cler­gy­man died (5) 11 Wretched Darcy in last place (5) 12 Pre­cious stone fish (7) 13 Miss dame in dis­tress (6) 15 Fi­nal sum to­tal is short-changed (6) 18 Some­thing to have that’s nice and cold

inside (4-3) 20 Ways to get State Schol­ar­ship (5) 22 Re­pro­duc­ing a sonar echo (5) 23 Wrongly boo girl debtor (7) 24 Au­thor unin­spir­ing when rewrit­ing rest of

verses (11) DOWN 2 Be right by my­self on shoul­der of the road (5) 3 Cleans­ing agent starts to ge­net­i­cally erad­i­cate

pesti­lence (7) 4 Ja­pan right to leave Peter out (6) 5 More ap­pro­pri­ate re­sort is to run (5) 6 Damper cooked in­doors (7) 7 Eru­dite Scot mak­ing Pro­fes­sor (11) 8 Ad­vo­cates as­sertive doc­tor for

re­as­sign­ment (11) 14 Love sto­ries told af­ter my wed­ding pledge (7) 16 Lit­tle loose wo­man? A tasty one! (7) 17 Group again and change for the bet­ter (6) 19 Gin cock­tail re­turned to bar (5) 21 Fury when fi­nan­cial sup­porter changes sides (5) SO­LU­TION TO CROSS­WORD NO. 177 JD ACROSS: 1 At a gal­lop; 8 Mob; 9 Ap­pro­pri­ate; 11 Pronged; 12 A-list; 13 Raider; 15 Cheapo; 17 Maeve; 18 Ox­tails; 20 Ad­vance­ment; 22 Nut; 23 Re­cur­ring DOWN: 2 Top; 3 Among; 4 Laredo; 5 Pharaoh; 6 Amer­i­can­ise; 7 Ablu­tions; 10 Pro­lif­er­ate; 11 Paramount; 14 Eye over; 16 Co­gnac; 19 Their; 21 Nun

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