QUICK CLUES

The Star Early Edition - - TONIGHT -

ACROSS

1 ““(9,5) 10 Short­ened, con­tracted (11) 11 Swine (3) 12 Cas­tle, in chess (4) 13 Eat­ing both meat and plants (10) 15 Hav­ing a pH greater than 7 (8) 16 Mon­e­tary gain (6) 19 Put into ser­vice (6) 21 Stick out (8) 24 Sharp in­tel­li­gence (10) 25 Dis­gust­ing, of­fen­sive (4) 27 Snooker player’s stick (3) 28 Pass­ing the win­ter in a dor­mant state (11) 29 Re­ly­ing on one an­other (14)

DOWN

2 Re­move ob­struc­tions (7) 3 Long and dif­fi­cult jour­ney (4) 4 Vi­ta­min B (8) 5 Get the bet­ter of by cun­ning (6) 6 Per­son of aver­age abil­ity (10) 7 Re­buke (7) 8 Sym­bols (5) 9 Rail­car (8) 14 In to­tal, com­pletely (10) 17 Study of the divine (8) 18 Mar­malade (8) 20 Thwart, fore­stall (7) 22 As­pir­ing to im­prac­ti­cal per­fec­tion (7) 23 Lack­ing the nec­es­sary power (6) 24 Suc­cu­lent plants (5) 26 Mu­si­cal group (4)

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