CRYP­TIC CROSS­WORD

Finweek English Edition - - Piker -

ACROSS 4 Stows boys in fifth grade (7) 8 Belem is a sea­port in Brazil from which resins

are ex­ported (6) 9 Al­tar­piece needs DIY patch with­out a doubt (7) 10 Pay to take up per­ma­nent res­i­dence (6) 11 Mother in charge of gar­den? (6) 12 Not eter­nal tri­an­gle? (8) 18 The ac­tor plays a be­liever of God as the supreme

ruler (8) 20 He’s not fol­low­ing the edi­to­rial (6) 21 An­gry close (6) 22 De­coys found in French lug­gage (7) 23 It’s of­fi­cial – that is to say that is right (6) 24 Backed pick from the fast rid­ers to win with

ease (7) DOWN 1 She’s in a fash­ion­able fab­ric (7) 2 Will­ing to par­tic­i­pate in de­bat­ing con­test at Eton (7) It’s used to steer up to the end of the wa­ter (6) 5 Al­ter­ing an­other shape (8) 6 Lands in East­ern coun­try (6) 7 Train guard (6) 13 Print die re­set to bold (8) 14 Busi­ness deal (7) 15 Yes, rats can be tena­cious in­di­vid­u­als (7) 16 He slipped up (6) 17 A re­vised or­der is re­quired for wor­ship­per (6) 19 Put one over on univer­sity dunce (6)

3 SO­LU­TION TO CROSS­WORD NO. 179 JD ACROSS: 1 Bigamist; 5 Etui; 9 Smart; 10 Air­line; 11 Arch; 12 Reim­pose; 13 Blamestorm­ing; 18 There­for; 19 See 13 Down; 20 Iron­ing; 21 Union; 22 Gods; 23 At­tached DOWN: 2 Im­moral; 3 Abra­ham; 4 Spare a thought 6 Tripoli; 7 Ice­berg; 8 Tremor; 13 & 19 Across Bathing suit; 14 Ade­noid; 15 Emetic; 16 Ma­sonic; 17 Noi­some

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