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East Kilbride News - - PUZZLES -

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Claps about tro­phy (5) Put up with hav­ing left one flower (5) De­vour in one at­tempt (3) Re­tain new part of the eye (6) Three left ho­tel, spruce (4) Fun­da­men­tal way to get in (3) 13 Pre­fect turned model (7) 15 Two men re­ported Hazel (7) 18 Clapped around course (3) 19 Damn ver­min (4) 20 Ter­ri­ble dan­ger next to

the house (6) 23 Bet­ting on a spring (3) 24 Night be­fore book

in­ci­dent (5) 25 Un­oc­cu­pied, like a

milk bot­tle (5) 1 4

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Mil­i­tary at­tack­ers refuse to work with po­lice (6,5) Flow­ers in sleigh (3) Criticise de­ity (3) Huge El­gar com­po­si­tion (5) At­trac­tive girl worth quite a lot (6,5) Dull meat recipe (4) At­tempt to score in rugby (3) Hip­pies’ food (3) Truth about groove (3) Il­lu­mi­nated, chap be­came grace­ful (5) Gas about first right tabloids (4) 18 Slide around top (3) 21 Copy of pa­per (3) 22 Drama about an­i­mal (3)

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