CRYP­TIC CROSS­WORD

Kentish Gazette Canterbury & District - What's On - - PUZZLES -

ACROSS

1. Force on the day of vic­tory there­fore in­cluded me (9)

6. Scots­man’s coat? (3)

8. Su­pe­rior rat­ings achieved on the wa­ter? (7,6)

9. A car – it’s sold at auc­tion to you and me (5)

10. One learn­ing to be a com­muter? (7)

11. Doesn’t fancy the port (6)

13. About half the clues so de­scribed make one an­gry (6)

16. Ex­tor­tion­ate for­mer player? (7)

18. and 20. Op­po­site view, heads or tails (5,4,2,3,4)

22. The girl to take court­ing? (3)

23. Nut goes to pieces as I chop it (9)

DOWN

1. Against a novice tak­ing a girl (3)

2. Card one has to beat (5)

3. Siemens pro­vides ma­te­ri­als for man­u­fac­tur­ing porce­lain (7)

4. Nul­lify move by agent with key (6)

5. I left Aileen up­set for another girl (5)

6. It serves to re­mind fel­lows to put me first (7)

7. He ad­mits it could be Ed­ward (9)

9. Wild an­i­mals of the noise­less va­ri­ety (9)

12. It is rub­bish to start to walk like a duck (7)

14. Anger with a deadly dis­ease (7)

15. Traces mis­laid boxes (6)

17. Sol­diers right to work out­side (5)

19. Who, say, at church has crude liquor? (5)

21. One sort of new pre­fix (3)

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