CRYP­TIC CLUES

East Kilbride News - - PUZZLES -

ACROSS

Note poor per­for­mance and wilt (5) Bake off Bri­tish food (5) Com­pete with luvvies (3) Snail sent by daugh­ter to Aus­tralia, say (6) Drat­ted mend (4) One politi­cian is scoundrel (3) Cheer near the con­struc­tion (7) Al­lowed force and shouted (7) An­i­mal in glasses (3) Lan­guage in an­other sen­tence (4) 20 Walk like small ogre (6) 23 Get oys­ters with tri­fle (3) 24 Let it al­ter head­ing (5) 25 De­serve new re­mit (5) 1

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DOWN

Ex­am­i­na­tion taken on the way (7,4) Re­moval in­cludes eggs (3) Hop­ing to get fas­tener (3) Snakes have time for crow (5) Leave fruit first for dessert (6,5) Border of hedges (4) Clapped around course (3) Strike is suc­cess (3) Join a re­li­gious man (3) Tessa re­turned some­thing valu­able (5) 17 Point a set out (4) 18 A turn pre­vi­ously (3) 21 Cat to get mar­ried (3) 22 Very ex­cited about

whiskey (3)

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