Dou­ble Cross­word

The Star Early Edition - - TONIGHT -

1 Lay­ing prac­ti­cal jokes in seabird net­ting (5-8) 10 Ev­i­dence meant to come out dif­fer­ently dur­ing trial (9) 11 Did but­ter­fly clips fo­cus on In­dian teacher? (5) 12 Sin­gle fig­ure is fit to be tied (5) 13 Show a con­nec­tion to clearer out­comes (9) 14 Pro­mote new valet to me­di­ate be­tween Eng­lish heads (7) 16 Be enough trans­mis­sion for crum­pled cor­ners (3-4) 18 Re­leases a short para­graph by teach­ing staff (7) 21 Pitch and rise sick­ened tree dweller (7) 23 Dead­lock over not very fresh South Amer­i­can tea (9) 24 Sud­den burst of ac­tiv­ity from self-starter get­ting stuck into the junk mail (5) 25 Ex­cuse for the ex­tra li­bidi­nous to be less so (5) 26 In force, if ever pa­tio cracks (9) 27 Not bear­ing enough for a gen­tle­man’s agree­ment (13) DOWN 2 Act­ing like buck will fit in unit (2,5) 3 Steel one­self for caber toss­ing (5) 4 After the end of break­fast, throw out ce­real and syrup (7) 5 Wear­ing clothes a model washed out (7) 6 Ap­prove fresh green fare (9) 7 Lifts score and ev­ery other one in a pro-am falls (7) 8 Start play­ing and light a match away from the ground? (6,2) 9 Quote re­ported lo­ca­tion (4) 15 All to­gether in times past (2,3,4) 17 Tart used sec­ond piece of brass (8) 19 Straighten up in re­gal style (7) 20 Adds spice to marine stars, say (7) 21 May set her a prob­lem (7) 22 Eu­ro­pean raised the peeled snail at is­sue (7) 23 Fake stage open­ing up over poor ac­tor (4) 24 Holy man given a help­ing hand to the grave (5)

CRYP­TIC CLUES

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