THE ORIG­I­NAL SOUTH AFRICAN CRYP­TIC CROSS­WORD

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Across

1 Al­most ev­ery bar closes early be­tween Gra­ham­stown and the coast (6)

4 Dis­re­gard allure,

chas­ing crim­i­nal (8) 9 Res­ur­rect last rel­a­tives’

ribs (6)

10 Lover hooks up with

of­fi­cer for dance (8) 12 Break in and travel

around (8) 13 Love-mak­ing by one’s male is gen­der dis­crim­i­na­tion (6) 15 Times are re­turn­ing with small be­gin­ning (4)

16 No 13a for these

labour­ers (10) 19 Hope­fully South Africa has gen­uinely lost en­ergy ac­ci­den­tally (10)

20 Shuf­fle ar­ter­ies in­side

in­sect (4)

23 Full of hys­ter­i­cal laugh­ter, un­til the Hawks’ in­ves­ti­ga­tion

starts (6) 25 As­sessed again and

com­mented (8) 27 Nde­bele’s press Ox­alis per-caprae, col­lect­ing cof­fee (8) 28 Charm cre­ated from princess’s body part (6)

29 City died, at least about mak­ing a stand (8)

30 Age re­vised with each new ex­panse of wa­ter (6)

Down

1 Sit­ting on a saint, free to take ini­tial ex­pos­tu­la­tions! (7) 2 De­pressed? Pre­pare for

lux­ury travel (4,5) 3 The essence is - eat

and run around (6) 5 Just one, but ... (4)

6 ... hard­ened journo is

fol­low­ing fire­works (8) 7 Men died aboard

sunken ship (5)

8 Jot mime play for my

gabba (7)

11 Aban­dons cer­tain colours (7) 14 Quashed un­der south­ern ex­pert (7) 17 Sport and Poker Cen­tre on de­cline

in city (9)

18 Bereft of his wife, Slovo be­came

hard (8)

19 Has­sle school - very qui­etly - af­ter

the French are taken in (7) 21 Stom­ach ar­ti­cle about ‘Black Bub­ble’

(7)

22 Amer­i­can city gall is eas­ily al­tered

(6)

24 In­creased lit­tle boy’s sup­port for

undis­ci­plined pup (5)

26 When I ex­tracted heart, a huge

space ap­peared (4)

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