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

ACROSS

1 Prob­lem in maths class (8)

5 Roughly put to­gether bit of

old road (6)

9 Rel­a­tive’s Amer­i­can, like its

govern­ment (5,3)

10 Well-known fe­male, sec­ond

in Aus­tralia (6)

12 Stu­dents wel­com­ing univer­sity’s quiet pe­riod (4)

13 Harry hosted Mary for the

present time in U.S. (7,3)

15 Sus­pi­cious go­ings-on in com­edy pro­fes­sion (5,8)

19 Roam­ing about through, say,

Rhode Is­land state (13)

23 To in­hibit bac­te­ria Bertha and

I worked with this? (10)

25 Sec­ond ve­hi­cle shows sign of

dam­age (4)

28 Handy dig­ger al­lowed back

to cover bank (6)

29 For­mer rac­ing driver

yearned au­di­bly for slope (8)

30 Park keeper’s over leav­ing

off-roader (6)

31 U.S. re­tailer re­jected de­posit

for wood (8)

DOWN

1 Posh head of bank cut ben­e­fit

twice over (6)

2 Book about ac­coun­tant as­so­ci­ated with ‘The Voice’ (5)

3 Staunch supporter of 7 (4)

4 Where peo­ple pray for a Con­ser­va­tive (not loudly) (7)

6 Broad­cast­ing Bavar­ian orches­tra’s up­com­ing piece (2,3)

7 Pitt eats duck and Af­fleck eats

a pulse (5,4)

8 Writer is in Paris hold­ing talks

about In­de­pen­dent (8)

11 Old solver locked in Som­er­set

House (4)

14 Over­lay­ing sil­ver with tin

presents prob­lem (4)

15 Old­est trees split, black on

the in­side (5-4)

16 It pro­hibits booze and nar­cotics pri­mar­ily (3)

17 Flag of Fair Isle (4)

18 Spe­cial cof­fee recipe spread

around ev­ery­where (8)

20 Press turned up dur­ing

mi­nor in­ci­dent (4)

21 Bit­ter­ness I had briefly en­coun­tered in a big town (7)

22 Stop mov­ing dec­o­ra­tive strip

on wall, say (6)

24 Long note re­ver­ber­ates

some­what when raised (5)

26 Old Chris­tian sym­bol pro­claimed in African cap­i­tal (5)

27 Fine ale brewed in hop­per (4)

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