THE ORIG­I­NAL SOUTH AFRICAN CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

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Across

1 That’s it — you are Robert’s

niece! (4,4,5)

8 Nee boet, half goes right now for

starters (4)

9 Just a lit­tle bloody psy­chic and

un­usual (6-4)

10 Cold then hot then sick — I am

all for pep­per! (6)

11 De­stroy a lis­te­rio­sis hav­ing hold of one of Zwelithini’s fol­low­ers (8)

12 Small clique in charge of holy

cigar, un­for­tu­nately (9) 14 Loudly eat cooked cheese (4) 15 Ward off and pull out (4) 16 Swim­mer makes dan­ger­ous

stroke with this an­gle (9) 20 This coun­try has the odd one I

adore first af­ter work (8) 21 Ex­tremely short check for

mon­key (6)

23 Cape Town lab­o­ra­tory tests

con­tain­ers for amasi (10) 24 Naughty kid will start to break

key (4)

25 Doc­tor to me­an­der around

def­i­nite riches (8,5) Down

1 Bhuti, swop sides in the end

body-shop (7)

2 For­bid a learner be so trite (5) 3 Rummy i.e. play­ing around is

much nicer (7)

4 Mis­er­able be­low, dig­ging up wet

earth, eh? (5,3,7)

5 Food in United King­dom

reg­u­larly hurt my jaw (6) 6 Bank, in the main, in­vests right in fos­sil fuel with free ex­change (5,4)

7 Cur­rency cut when one area

be­comes large land­mass (7) 13 Be drawn to tar­get via de­tour

(9)

15 Take away notes on ter­ri­tory

(7)

17 Min­is­ter is one-time call again

(7)

18 Good luck to set out and trek

off (7)

19 Spreads out dra­matic

pre­sen­ta­tion on board ship (6) 22 Re­la­tion­ship emerges from a

time in port (5)

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