DOU­BLE CROSS­WORD

The Star Early Edition - - THE X-FILES -

CRYP­TIC ACROSS

1 Re­gard­ing a dif­fer­ent worker by way of con­trast (2,3,5,4)

10 Like in­gre­di­ents in favourite snack (7)

11 In­fec­tion caught un­for­tu­nate hare in it’s em­brace (7)

12 Ter­ri­ble end is near, cou­ple have given up hope (2,7) 13 Teach­ing in the erudite Nether­lands (5)

14 Ex­plo­sive held dire con­se­quences for spear (7) 16 Ap­pear­ance of a right-wing chal­lenger (7)

18 In­no­cent of gen­uine cor­rup­tion (7)

20 He got ripped off with the ends be­ing self­ag­gran­dis­e­ment (3,4)

23 Stick with cards (5) 25 Call­ing gospel a recog­nised sym­bol (9) 27 Des­per­ate race with time in farm­ing land (7)

28 A heavy heart go­ing into brain dam­age of a horse (7) 29 In­vite a party worker over to start a col­lec­tion (4,1,4-5)

DOWN

2 Do­ing kind works with­out any at­tempt at de­cep­tion! (2,7)

3 Pope’s ju­ris­dic­tion is en­tirely ma­rine, we hear (4,3) 4 Ocean­front as it de­vel­oped into the clas­sic har­bour (5) 5 Breathe in so­lu­tion to go to sleep (9)

6 Mid­stream per­former on Three Mile Is­land, for ex­am­ple (7)

7 See­ing that chicken was drained of colour (5)

8 Us­ing fin­gers to ex­ca­vate tail as­sem­bly (7)

9 Turned bad and bran­dished pis­tol (6)

15 Five per­cent went out on tithe dis­tri­bu­tion (9)

17 Twist on a trivia game (9) 18 I am a lit­tle pink to in­crim­i­nate (7)

19 Bud­dhist’s goal to take the lead in rain storm (7)

21 Herb has free range in­put into eggs (7)

22 Oddly poor monarch is putting his two cents worth in (6)

24 Kick start Rio party with very Rus­sian bal­let (5) 26 Sur­prised at Mus­lim leader hav­ing sharp ends (5)

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