Cryptic clues

Weekend Argus (Saturday Edition) - - GOOD PUZZLES -

Across

9 Fright­ened as we hur­tled to­wards the ve­hi­cle (3-6) 10 Telling how the is­land fell back into tur­moil (9) 12 There­fore, hav­ing an iden­ti­cal twin is not bad (2-2) 13 For buf­fets in the mess, ar­ranged it as the cen­tre­piece (6) 14 Favour­ing, as we some­how an­tic­i­pated (7) 15 Does he not al­low cash when you pay for drinks? (9) 17 Churned up for a time, turn blue, though choppy (9) 18 Once sum­moned to ap­pear at the court, is keyed-up (7) 19 There’s no more? That’s a bit much! (3, 3) 20 The child, I note, is smart (4) 23 A charge sheet? (5, 4) 25 Ex­ag­ger­ates how Rover dam­aged the seat jump­ing on it (9) 26 Came by to re­turn a gar­ment (4) 27 Think the no­tice out­side made you laugh (6) 29 Fresh when we land, I be­ing in a state of col­lapse (3-4) 32 An aw­ful chore, dress­ing the star dancer and mu­si­cians (9) 34 Does it make ev­ery­thing sweet and clean? (5, 4) 35 By which the man won the “Best Beard” com­pe­ti­tion? (7) 36 Set­tles for “Hav­ing no head for air travel” (6) 37 In port, con­fess to be­ing a smug­gler (4) 38 And turned, some­how, over (9) 39 Not enough ex­cuse for not be­ing good at bas­ket­ball? (3, 6)

Down

1 Could be worse – not a road-hog (8) 2 Be­gins – telling jokes? (4, 8) 3 Not in the mood to get the duet tran­scribed (8) 4 Takes off right af­ter the glider (6) 5 Be­fore I put in the liqueur (8) 6 Such shares as you’d buy if given a choice? (10) 7 It lessens the shock (7) 8 How quickly it was con­veyed that both were right? (2,3,5) 11 Chil­dren copy (5) 16 It means you’re not de­barred from hav­ing food (6) 19 A nip from a nip­per (3) 21 Is every­one bet­ting on its mak­ing money for the In­dian

restau­rant? (3, 9) 22 He’s de­scrib­ing the stor­age com­part­ment (6) 23 Pro­pose you make it ear­lier (3, 7) 24 Dis­car­nate, but that’s unim­por­tant (10) 25 The ex is no longer in her prime (3) 28 Ev­ery­body goes round for food (8) 29 No peo­ple, for in­stance, will en­ter it (8) 30 Was sup­ported by and counted on (8) 31 Thinks it’s a cal­cu­la­tor (7) 33 Seemed un­happy when one called (5) 34 Sees and in­sults the Latin en­ter­ing (6)

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