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ACROSS

1. Me­nageri­ethe sci­en­tist record(9) a first for

6. Myth­i­cal be­ing self­ishly held (3)

8. Ob­ses­sion be­fore work (13) 9. End­lessly coura­geous on a

Span­ish shore (5) 10. Noth­ing to do with the ear is

con­cern­ing an African river (7) 11. A cedar re­moved from the

pas­sage­way (6)

13. Said to touch the com­poser (6) 16. Is this food only a lit­tle bit

sharp? (7) 18. Qui­etly leav­ing meal, it’s

very good (5) 20. Tri­umphant suc­cess when

the flags are un­furled (6,7)

22. Man found in splen­dour (3) 23. For­mer one to tear around

free from blame (9)

DOWN

1. Sound of a bullet – or a

fas­tener? (3) 2. Love game con­tested as

last in se­ries (5) 3. Al­ter­na­tive place in

Som­er­set for trees (7) 4. Lizard com­ing from Guiana (6) 5. Walt maybe about right to

fish (5) 6. Threw out Vic­tor and Ed­ward

to make a point first (7) 7. CIA un­furl new de­sign of

rail­way (9) 9. Fit blue ar­range­ment round

gold – lovely (9) 12. Con­tinue to flirt (5,2) 14. Jack will ex­plain par­don (7) 15. Cuts up the firm plas­ter (6) 17. Clean out an old weapon (5) 19. Girl mov­ing be­tween towns in the Pyre­nees and Cal­i­for­nia (5) 21. Ap­pear al­most to no­tice (3)

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