Dou­ble Cross­word

The Star Early Edition - - TONIGHT -

ACROSS

1 Moor­ing to clean off a mass of ac­cu­mu­lated stuff (14) 10 See pet story bucked con­ven­tional images (11) 11 Yield to pres­sure of wind com­ing from the wrong di­rec­tion (3) 12 Shell of a north­ern town (4) 13 Leave dregs in a state of shal­low swampi­ness (10) 15 Dis­creet chap dou­bled switch to lamp (8) 16 Last of the lit­ter in the den was strong and vig­or­ous (6) 19 Favourite friend turned to fol­low (6) 21 Some of the lis­ten­ers count, so be di­vert­ing! (8) 24 This cairn’s built by be­liev­ers (10) 25 About face out­side a base in the Pa­cific (4) 27 Firm de­liv­er­ing first of the fish (3) 28 Lack­ing any com­put­ing ca­pac­ity? Hardly! (3,1,3,2,2) 29 Al­ter­na­tively, where to count from six to ten? (2,3,5,4)

DOWN

2 Reach be­yond work that in­cor­po­rated Ravel’s com­po­si­tion (7) 3 High spir­its from the far side of hous­ing shel­ter (4) 4 Ring Vatican or­gan­i­sa­tion for an an­cient Ro­man leader (8) 5 Use power to keep power handy (6) 6 By all means at­tuned to use by all (10) 7 Ap­ple prod­uct said to be be­neath fash­ion­able staff mem­ber (7) 8 Ethiopian monarch of a dif­fer­ent genus (5) 9 Plant phased out old phase (8) 14 None’s knocked twice if busi­ness-like (2-8) 17 You set off fi­nally, with small child, to the Amer­i­can wilder­ness (8) 18 Blast and blame what’s de­serv­ing of blame (8) 20 Ripe, roughly round, mark on green stone (7) 22 Spooner’s bolted con­tainer of tuna (7) 23 Al­lude to bat­tered tin hat (4,2) 24 Roughly dou­ble and noth­ing for a choco­late pro­ducer (5) 26 Eighth char­ac­ter to ditch cover of Con­stant Crav­ing (4)

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