CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Hinckley Times - - WHAT’S ON -

ACROSS

1. See 7 Down 3. They are found in gangs and in sail­ing­ships (8) 8. How I will be des­ig­nated in Greece (4) 9. De­scrib­ing crimes that still at­tract po­lice at­ten­tion (8) 11. Kind of race to go from one fron­tier to an­other (5-7) 13. Va­ri­ety of street dog (6) 14. More than one fair­ground at­trac­tion has a lively rhythm (6) 17. What he pro­duces will even­tu­ally be en­veloped! (6-6) 20. They set forth the terms for a build­ing and its ad­juncts (8) 21. Dull Celtic poet is mak­ing a come­back (4) 22. The ed­itress some­how put up some op­po­si­tion (8) 23. Dressed as a roue about fifty (4)

DOWN

1. Gear-box? (8) 2. Ex­ter­nal ap­point­ment to a re­mote spot (7) 4. Charge associated with kid­nap­ping (6) 5. Op­er­ate near the earth to pro­duce the nec­es­sary ba­sis (10) 6. Find the neg­a­tive in Alexan­drine verse (5) 7 & 1Ac. The team dis­play is a sub­sidiary at­trac­tion (8) 10. Finds out for sure when the fool is around (10) 12. At­tributed to a writer fea­tured in an ad­ver­tise­ment (8) 15. This note is not man­made (7) 16. Sets at large, we hear, to suf­fer from the rigours of the weather (6) 18. Seven stakes em­brac­ing a bet­ting term (5) 19. Mast can be dis­pensed with al­most (4)

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