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Buckinghamshire Advertiser - - GLOBE TROTTING -

Cryptic clues

ACROSS

3. Com­mer­cial en­ter­prise can be an

es­capade (9) 8. Un­com­mon artist and engi­neer (4) 9. Be a spokesman con­cern­ing a gift

(9) 10. Ter­ri­bly odd jewel of a car (6) 11. Peo­ple get­ting Amer­i­can bills of

fare (5) 14. A lit­tle bit of dis­cre­tion (5) 15. Style and vigour shown in

lane-chang­ing (4) 16. Where you might cook with

ter­ri­ble anger (5) 18. Does re­write some po­etry (4) 20. Mu­si­cians with­out the aid of

safety pre­cau­tions (5) 21. She’s in France (5) 24. A num­ber in the ves­sel are

pow­er­ful (6) 25. Col­lect­ing stamps like a man at a

place in Cambs. (9) 26. Hate to run a pre­lim­i­nary race (4) 27. La­dykiller? (9)

DOWN

1. Rou­tine set up with­out a girl

learn­ing (9) 2. Made rents change for

shop­keep­ers (9) 4. Con­sider the river at Maiden­head

(4) 5. Strange-sound­ing nest (5) 6. Is suet made out of pa­per? (6) 7. Open­ing prop­erty pay­ment (4) 9. Al­lude to an un­no­tice­able

turn­around (5) 11. Af­ter a short time the mar­shal

gets cash (5) 12. And the Queen in a to­bog­gan is

de­famed (9) 13. Es­tab­lish a build­ing (9) 17. Mes­sen­ger seen dur­ing the

maiden voy­age (5) 19. Deals I ar­ranged hav­ing gone by

boat (6) 22. Re­act badly, but pro­vide what is

needed (5) 23. You might be old (4) 24. And drink up about a litre (4)

Quick clues

ACROSS

3. Tool (9) 8. Near­est (4) 9. Hate­ful (9) 10. Fol­lowed (6) 11. Ex­haust (5) 14. Step (5) 15. Man­age (4) 16. Gaiters (5) 18. For­merly (4) 20. De­vout (5) 21. De­void (5) 24. Older (6) 25. Guar­an­teed (9) 26. Draw (4) 27. Sit­ting (9)

DOWN

1. Be­gin­ning (9) 2. Be­ing (9) 4. Tem­per (4) 5. Af­ter­wards (5) 6. Oc­cult (6) 7. Call (4) 9. Loans (5) 11. Jour­nal (5) 12. In­fa­mous (9) 13. Un­hur­ried (9) 17. Ve­loc­ity (5) 19. Ap­pear (6) 22 Dogma (5) 23. Vis­age (4) 24. Prophet (4)

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