Su­per Cryptic

The Star Early Edition - - PUZZLES -

1 She cre­ated a row (8) 5 Spoke of power and the trade union (6) 10 Talk that’s so long? (8,7) 11 In­creas­ing the odd rental by a quar­ter is light (7) 12 Come out and mean to pour the tea out (7) 13 Tell you, wrongly, a test’s been made on the road (8) 15 For the records, try on the in­te­rior dec­o­ra­tion (5) 18 Any­thing but a rowdy thug (5) 20 Hav­ing one shell, throw a num­ber back (8) 23 A sec­ond goes off to get seats (7) 25 One with a men­tal de­range­ment or some phys­i­cal trou­ble (7) 26 Be ticked off be­cause you have a bath? (3,4,3,5) 27 Em­pha­sise there’s a two sec­ond rest break in the mid­dle (6) 28 Gave, to be trans­lated (8) 1 Try to qui­eten the very noisy an­i­mal out­side (6) 2 Un­bal­anc­ing the gin­ger and it spills (9) 3 Mi­nus the in­stru­ment, go­ing in, re­bel­lious (7) 4 A quar­ter, only, weav­ing ma­te­rial (5) 6 Bril­liant dart-throw­ing hems the man in (7) 7 Mak­ing that point in the letter (5) 8 Get mixed up and fold the wrong sides round (8) 9 A lane out­side an Ara­bian port got into the head­lines (4,4) 14 Can set fool­ish store by a pre­de­ces­sor (8) 16 The ex­hibitor now and again re­turns (9) 17 Ex­tracts from Be­fore the Years Go By (8) 19 Off we went to take the ac­counts round, for the gifts (7) 21 Granted it’s sounded au­di­bly (7) 22 Looked at the dam­aged treads (6) 24 Pre­vent the grass from cov­er­ing up the tip (5) 25 Only the English­woman re­turned (5)

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