Cryptic crossword

Hull Daily Mail - - PUZZLES & STARS -

ACROSS

1 & 3Ac. They man the en­gine if bridges are de­stroyed (4,8) 3. See 1 Across 9. Made light of (7) 10. A labyrinth to cause stu­pe­fac­tion (5) 11. Time to say yes? (3,2,7) 13. Get away when the peace is dis­turbed around the south (6) 15. A fea­ture of old-time dress to cause a stir (6) 17. The Singing Shop­man? (12) 20. In essence, a self­sup­port­ing struc­ture (5) 21. Re­flec­tors (7) 22. Test­ing a proverb, by the sound of it (8) 23. See 7 Down

DOWN

1. Gears fit for dif­fer­ent craft (8) 2. Speak pas­sion­ately about the north­ern moun­tains (5) 4. De­scrib­ing the rod trans­muted in the fur­nace (3-3) 5. Their blades keep oth­ers in trim (5,7) 6. Trawl­ing equip­ment could be taken for granted (7) 7 & 23Ac. Un­able to re­pro­duce de­scrip­tion of straight­for­ward tennis tour­na­ment (8) 8. Dire pun­ish­ment as­so­ci­ated with a corpse? (5,7) 12. So a tree’s pro­duc­ing these flow­ers (3,5) 14. More than one vote goes to the other side (7) 16. Teu­tonic name for the girl’s fi­ance (6) 18. Neck­tie (5) 19. Con­ducted by a par­ent of He­len (4)

29/10/2018

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