Dou­ble Cross­word

The Star Early Edition - - TONIGHT / puzzles -

1 Stake that trans­fixed stout dis­ci­ple (7) 5 Just pun­ish­ment for Meis­sen’s ex­cres­cences (7) 9 Stress on hear­ing of course changes (5) 10 Even the score and tie at real sport (9) 11 Quake zone, say, as rare aid set off (8,4) 14 Fail­ure at univer­sity may make a new start in rugby (4,3) 16 Leak­ing out of some in­ter­con­nected chains (7) 17 Stylish box of oat­meal that’s all over the shop (7) 19 Re­lates un­easily to most ma­te­rial (7) 20 Chief por­tal to sea trans­port (4,8) 24 Shrink from Man­i­toba trans­port be­side prairie ter­mi­nus (9) 25 Get round Ge­noese leader’s adopted daugh­ter (5) 26 Seam­stresses held back end in with pins (7) 27 Waves con­nec­tion, rev­ers­ing sur­plus (7) DOWN 1 Car com­pleted ma­noeu­vre, a self-taught one (10) 2 Rare lianas and co­conuts (10) 3 Sci­en­tist set­ting up lim­ited ex­per­i­ments (5) 4 Lug home money for a down pay­ment (7) 5 Bent play­ing ev­ery game (7) 6 Works inane sys­tem for extremely long spells (9) 7 Dodge round the sides of scuffed beam (4) 8 That woman had moulted (4) 12 Get a nick from the bat and en­joy the ad­van­tage (4,2,4) 13 Rec­on­cil­i­a­tion in a colony (10) 15 Send to Coven­try where a corset is man­u­fac­tured (9) 18 Drum up sup­port from some tent pegs in the end (7) 19 Right at the top, if not yet to score (7) 21 Eques­trian qual­i­fi­ca­tion (5) 22 Clots of vi­tal flu­ids (4) 23 Blood filling lung or en­trails (4)

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