Cryptic Cross­word

Khaleej Times - City Times - - HOME ENTERTAINMENT: 10 TV HIGHLIGHTS -

ACROSS

1 Groom un­able to im­press

maiden in white (7) 5 This of­fice worker gets chairs

in or­der for psy­chi­a­trist (6) 9 Artist be­side Ital­ian river sent

back snack (7) 10 Charge drink in close re­la­tion­ship (7) 11 When hard, it’s ideal for mak­ing bows (3) 12 For­lorn, left out, old Frank

goes crazy (11) 13 Stole ve­hi­cle hired by Sinn

Fein (5) 14 Re­mark­able planet yields

re­mark­able el­e­ment (4,5) 16 Daily Mail, say, cut cheap form of doc­u­ment se­cu­rity (5,4) 17 Cock­eyed An­glo- Saxon

gar­dens (5) 19 Con­stant fac­tor in firm pro­duc­ing min­i­mum waste (11) 22 Drink 17 in con­ver­sa­tion (3) 23 Af­ter ex­er­cis­ing, I re­tain a

re­luc­tance to move (7) 24 Out­side broad­cast on lo­ca­tion be­comes of­fen­sive (7) 26 Range at west­ern­most part of Tu­nisia fi­nally ap­pears (2,4) 27 Flora’s ideal spot rather

lim­ited by cover (7)

DOWN

1 Arab gets up on its hind legs ‚

they’re out­stand­ing (7) 2 By now, a third crim­i­nal is put in­side ‚ case wrapped up? (8,7) 3 Mem­bers of brother­hood

pri­mar­ily? (3) 4 Fa­mous school up­set daugh­ter (5) 5 In which to fly-fish mostly on

pier? (9) 6 Pla­toon leader is lag­ging

gym’s plumb­ing (5) 7 Is it tight­ened in re­ces­sion in

leafy Sur­rey? (11,4) 8 Small fish pong (6) 12 He’s on course ig­nor­ing stu­dent and mes­sen­ger (5) 14 Hes­i­tant to go on about cryptic clue, first of three (9) 15 Spain can’t off­set sanc­tion (5) 16 Agent in jam ex­pect­ing to be

un­masked (6) 18 By which point will there be a

change in the weather? (7) 20 Arafat warned about judg­ment by ay­a­tol­lah (5) 21 Time when Pow­ell as­sumed

power, oust­ing na­tion­al­ist (5) 25 Re­place­ment coach over­turned (3)

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