CRYP­TIC CROSS­WORD

NO 689JD

Finweek English Edition - - On the Money -

ACROSS

1 Nurs­ery rhyme char­ac­ter who wasn’t on a bant­ing diet (4,5) 8 Arm-twis­ter (3)

9 Chang­ing the ad­dress of a let­ter on lead­er­ship (11)

11 Sim­i­lar in­cli­na­tion to live to­gether (7) 12 Driz­zly mainly around cen­tral re­gions (5) 13 Artist has to fin­ish off vegetable (6) 15 Lawyers’ lo­cal? (3,3) (6)

17 Tal­ent show in Lux­em­bourg (5) 18 Swish di­a­monds stolen (7)

20 One who ad­vo­cated to put down the tax on gold (11)

22 One big cat no friend to an­other (3) 23 Rel­e­vant to Sun­day pa­pers (9)

DOWN

2 One tree’s not right (3)

3 Si­lence prob­lem at plant (5)

4 Rat­tle off on sight, we hear (6)

5 Hi Trump, some sen­sa­tion you’re mak­ing! (7) 6 Post-Wim­ble­don danc­ing par­ties? (6,5) 7 Com­pli­mented fel­low com­mu­nist about the cof­fee (9)

10 Date park broke re­stric­tion on drought (11) 11 Con­sci­en­tiously re­spect long as­so­ci­a­tion (11)

14 Play around at class (7)

16 A fun­gus to keep you sober – non­sense! (3,3)

19 Com­men­ta­tor’s com­ment, “Fine cut” (5) 21 An­swer is dirty, point­less, crude (3)

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