CRYP­TIC CROSS­WORD

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

ACROSS

1. Rail­way en­thu­si­ast teaches crafts­man (12)

9. Pass the time pleas­antly when on hol­i­day (5,4)

10. At this mo­ment re­turned, hav­ing con­quered (3)

11. Let­ter that is spelt dif­fer­ently (7)

12. Penny moved only one

power sup­porter (5)

13. Home of the brave? (6)

15. Off course, like a shal­low ves­sel (6)

18. Some call­ing out in a com­mon lan­guage (5)

20. Turned to shoot the French first in Africa(7)

22. Is she the cling­ing type? (3) 23. Deal with another mean busi­ness ti­tle (9)

24. Give false ac­count of re­formed miser here (12)

DOWN

2. Rebel leader help­ing by mak­ing in­roads (7)

3. Be­came un­fit in record time (5)

4. Another year’s work ini­tially from Mark Twain’s boy­hood hero (6)

5. What could be so lumpy on the Greek mount? (7)

6. Anti-mois­tur­is­ing agent in the bath­room (5)

7. Ex­am­ine quickly, as one driv­ing in the mid­dle of the road might (3,2,3,4)

8. Nice boy in the pink (5,7) 14. Spoon later found in the drink (7)

16. Do ex­er­cises again on rough ter­rain (7)

17. A trail com­ing from a star (6) 19. Al­fred ap­pears to be an in­de­ci­sive poet (5)

21. Pips top ten­nis play­ers (5)

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