CRYP­TIC CLUES

East Kilbride News - - PUZZLES -

ACROSS

Silent thanks for tic re­turn­ing (5) An­gry sign (5) Shel­ter from sleet (3) Crim­i­nal lout up­set a wife (6) Ter­ri­bly neat fea­ture of Si­cily (4) A crawler, when quiet (3) Team’s weapon sup­ply (7) Toy hens turn out to be best pol­icy (7) Bri­tish artist in un­der­wear (3) In­cli­na­tion to de­sign pram (4) 20 Em­pha­sis on di­alect (6) 23 Sec­ond per­son to sound

like a sheep (3) 24 Ye old form of sing­ing (5) 25 At no time was nerve lost (5) 1

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DOWN

Nov­el­ist had ham story rewrit­ten (6,5) Sick of vil­lagers (3) Drink of char­ac­ter, say (3) Loud note played out­side many times (5) Tiny amount of tri­fle (5,6) We’re off to get a jug (4) Stopped around sum­mit (3) An­i­mal in glasses (3) No­tice mole (3) Hardly crazy wan­derer (5) Try a new dish (4) Last word from the cricket? (3) 21 Swin­dle pris­oner (3) 22 Cop­per gets point

of sig­nal (3)

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