Dou­ble Crossword

The Star Early Edition - - TONIGHT TELEVISION -

1 Give a gra­tu­ity to the mounts and have a de­ci­sive im­pact (3,3,6) 9 Come alive at a death­watch (5) 10 Made a keel sink in the Ser­pen­tine (9) 11 Where to sign when things are at stake (2,3,4) 12 Smack at the end of print run (5) 13 Pair of lugs, each left in cer­e­mo­nial gowns (3,5) 15 Oddly glad to blow your gas­ket in me­chanic’s work­shop (6) 18 Slob­ber over dealer in bondage (6) 19 Con­ti­nen­tal ac­com­mo­da­tion on su­per­an­nu­a­tion (8) 22 As­sumed name was on a spanker’s back (5) 24 Le­banese bread con­tain­ing pick­led ca­per for each per­son (3,6) 26 Use due cau­tion af­ter miss­ing out on uni­ver­sity schol­ar­ship (9) 27 With molten core, it’s hot in the cen­tre of earth (5) 28 Lis­ten­ers add spice where a cast­away’s washed up? (6,6) DOWN 1 Half-baked tart sparked a riot in res­tau­rant (9) 2 Slice of tart with cheese crusts (5) 3 Nurs­ing homes stuff photo in­side tub­ing (8) 4 Part of a flower least amenable to cut­ting (6) 5 Use a Latin trans­la­tion for Pa­cific is­lands (9) 6 Run­ning race to over­take one girl (5) 7 Staff al­lowed hard core a form of early re­lease (6) 8 For­bid­ding di­vorce be­fore the end of col­lege (6) 14 To stretch the truth may oth­er­wise serve to a T (9) 16 Put an end to a boil, burst and cast off (9) 17 Barges in dif­fer­ent di­rec­tions (8) 18 Speaker went on about time of dis­tance run­ner (6) 20 Walked be­hind skin­head when strung out (6) 21 Start­ing pis­tol went off (6) 23 Tied up in the mid­dle of cav­i­ties in the skull (2,3) 25 Scent of chopped up mar­jo­ram or aniseed (5)

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