CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

NO 687JD

Finweek English Edition - - ON THE MONEY | QUIZ & CROSSWORD -

ACROSS

1 Make a sweep­ing state­ment: “Gor­don is English” (10)

7 Ob­jec­tive: Get rid of salt (3)

8 For a very short time grand­mother will have no sup­port (10)

11 Ad­vance on army in doubt (8) 12 Im­ple­ment I’m at last break­ing in (4) 14 Ad­dicts run out of sym­pa­this­ers (6)

15 “Cash or en­try” is a pur­chase op­tion sel­dom in­cluded on the beach (6)

17 Irish poet not at top ta­ble (4)

18 Cock­ney has lit­tle time at hos­pi­tal depart­ment nearby (8)

21 Break from French lec­ture (10)

22 Hag­gard fe­male (3)

23 Fa­thers in street ap­peal to Amer­i­can In­di­ans (10)

DOWN

1 More po­lite the fel­low will get if I’m in the red (10)

2 Drink­ing hole? (10)

3 Lifts need to re­cy­cle cin­ders (7) 4 Un­der­stood from the start would get beaten (6)

5 Who’s back with ce­ment mixer? (4) 6 Share in de­ci­sion, for ex­am­ple (3) 9 One get­ting the in­for­ma­tion first, a be­liever in Adam and Eve? (10) 10 Bar­bar­ian to come round on fewer oc­ca­sions? (10)

13 Hope­ful suitor (8)

16 Land mat­ter (6)

19 Prize bird? (4)

20 Ques­tion un­known noise (3)

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