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A prize of £15 in book to­kens will be awarded for the first cor­rect so­lu­tion opened. So­lu­tions must reach Cross­word No 4491, Coun­try Life, Pine­hurst II, Pine­hurst Road, Farn­bor­ough Busi­ness Park, Farn­bor­ough, Hamp­shire GU14 7BF, by

Tues­day, Au­gust 15. UK en­trants only.

ACROSS

1 Most daft in­te­rior of South African home (8) 5 When hard up goes into iso­la­tion (6) 9 Nurses lose their head af­ter lady cuts peo­ple (8) 10 Baked pud­ding in Amer­i­can state (6) 12 Make clear former flat land (7) 13 re­stricted in ques­tion note to house­hold of­fi­cer (7) 14 Blame bruiser for dam­age which can be re­funded (12) 17 Telling off for wear­ing ca­sual at­tire (8, 4) 22 Pre­vent anger dur­ing del­uge (7) 23 Squeeze out show (7) 24 Di­vi­sion of mea­sure­ment (6) 25 Way to cap­ture sound of mu­si­cal in­stru­ment (8) 26 rod to squint at monarch (6) 27 right to get into gar­den or­na­ments’ heights (8)

DOWN

1 Con­cerns edi­tions (6) 2 Small cries of clean­ers (6) 3 ran up to judge to tell story (7) 4 De­ter­mined nod­ding terms again (6-6) 6 Pho­netic marks usu­ally make lan­guage ar­tic­u­la­tion un­de­mand­ing to stu­dents at first (7) 7 Loan out con­sid­er­able round­about de­tail (8) 8 They save to get stout (5, 3) 11 De­fend tum­ble in con­fu­sion (12) 15 Not even sports equip­ment for ec­centrics (8) 16 Take re­lax­ing hobby to build anew (8) 18 Tautest draw­ing up of le­gal doc­u­ment (7) 19 Elim­i­nate fall from surf­board (7) 20 Del­i­cate dinghy (6) 21 Sup­plants coun­try un­graded by royal Pho­to­graphic So­ci­ety (6)

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