Dou­ble Crossword

The Star Early Edition - - TONIGHT | PUZZLES -

CRYPTIC CLUES ACROSS

1 Propos­ing to make part of golf over­fa­mil­iar (7,7) 10 Like a jumbo plane, he used the pointy end (11) 11 Kick out ev­ery other one of those (3) 12 For­wards knap­sack (4) 13 Wet sleighs fly off, lighter than air! (10) 15 A grass-strewn, very weedy stretch of wa­ter (8) 16 Assig­na­tions of some of the coun­try’s tsarists (6) 19 English, Ir­ish or Gor­don, like me (6) 21 Plain and sim­ple in­gre­di­ents of shop menu (8) 24 Vault on ends of gen­er­a­tor in elec­tric mo­tors (10) 25 Un­less naked, turn to the camera (4) 27 Limb and head saved from in­jury (3) 28 Help­ful caste ironed out ... (11) 29 ... cou­pling in a Hol­ly­wood stu­dio hang­out (9,5)

DOWN

2 Mis­guided cru­sade over an old banger (4,3) 3 Beard­less goat with a bro­ken hart (4) 4 The Nether­lands’ orig­i­nal one­ness break­ing down into dou­ble Dutch? (8) 5 Cooler tem­per­a­ture scale on the hog’s back (6) 6 Dance to gen­uine sound­ing old recorder (4-2-4) 7 Rental’s new pro­cesses, for the bucks (7) 8 Bot­tom level of grades, un­for­tu­nately not an ‘A’ (5) 9 Gales joined up with galls? (8) 14 Bill cleaner set out in place of wor­ship (10) 17 Malig­nant evil is end­less spell (8) 18 Old Amer­i­can of­fi­cer bat­tled a lion (8) 20 Hon­our for in­volve­ment in birth, dis­solv­ing clots (7) 22 Be­fore first light, was flam­ing seized by cat’s paw! (7) 23 Earn re­use as rings (6) 24 Devo­tee in Amer­ica threw up a dog’s break­fast (5) 26 Male lead with half the head room (4)

QUICK CLUES ACROSS

1 Re­nun­ci­a­tion, sur­ren­der (14) 10 Ger­manic set­tlers of Bri­tain in the Dark Ages (5-6) 11 Mug (3) 12 Hold back, re­strain (4) 13 Per­son en­gag­ing in haz­ardous ex­ploits or trav­els (10) 15 Dec­o­ra­tive carv­ing (8) 16 Sew (6) 19 More lax (6) 21 Re­bound from a sur­face (8) 24 Ex­ag­ger­ated (10) 25 In­kling (4) 27 Pair (3) 28 Roughly ac­cu­rate (11) 29 Upright­ness, wor­thi­ness (14)

DOWN

2 Congest with blood (7) 3 Re­li­gious im­age (4) 4 Dilemma (8) 5 Com­pound with the same chem­i­cal for­mula, but dif­fer­ent atomic ar­range­ment (6) 6 Mo­ment of un­cer­tainty (10) 7 Take a pas­sage from a larger work (7) 8 Be­come nar­rower at one end (5) 9 Vig­i­lant (8) 14 Lottery on a horse race (10) 17 Milliner (8) 18 Molo­tov cock­tail (8) 20 Tax­ing, op­pres­sive (7) 22 Out­let for fire hoses (7) 23 Part that trans­mits mo­tion from the camshaft (6) 24 In­junc­tion (5) 26 Shelf at the bot­tom of a win­dow (4)

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