Cryptic Crossword

Harefield Gazette - - LEISURE -

ACROSS

1. A sweet fish makes a

sharp bend (5,5) 9. Sup­ple moun­taineer loses

his head (6) 10. Com­pound of io­dine, say,

mod­i­fied with car­bon (10) 11. A stu­dent man­u­script

pro­vides re­lief (4) 12. Price in­cludes or­der placed

ini­tially for ma­nure (7) 15. Ear­li­est works ar­ti­cle ig­nored, lack­ing cre­ativ­ity (7) 16. 14 Down could be a

crowd, prover­bially (5) 17. French painter cut hair (4) 18. Re­lease some of the un­der­ground or­gan­i­sa­tion (4) 19. Nurse keeps right in

fash­ion (5) 21. Pop mu­sic spoiled true

de­light (7) 22. A silly smile’s with­out

pur­pose (7) 24. Is­land mostly pro­duc­ing

whisky (4) 27. Some­how it’s cur­able

with oils (10) 28. Woman’s taken aback by

ori­en­tal hu­mour (6) 29. Pasta has lit­tle iron when

cooked (10)

DOWN

2. Place that gives bet­ter

entertainment (6) 3. Tom re­versed king’s

course of ac­tion (4) 4. Once more good man is

op­posed (7) 5. Smooth gigolo’s open­ing

party (4) 6. Raise tax in English

shel­ter (7) 7. Cun­ningly be­lie un­cle’s

cheer­ful en­thu­si­asm (10) 8. Mi­randa’s dad needs us

to be­come rich (10) 12. Most ar­rive with pledge to

make con­ces­sions (10) 13. Male, one turn­ing up af­ter ex­pected time for mas­sage (10) 14. Time in this place or in

that one (5) 15. Woman’s up­set by for­mer

rac­ing driver (5) 19. One of three to stum­ble

upon ob­sta­cle (7) 20. Find un­pleas­ant girl’s

sim­i­lar (7) 23. Anger ru­ined sleep to a

point (6) 25. Lift up rab­bit, but not in

the same place (1-3) 26. Fel­low has trou­ble with

poor exam mark (4)

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