CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Rutherglen Reformer - - Puzzles -

ACROSS

1. Vir­gil’s phrase was coined, giv­ing you the edge? (5,2,7) 9. Wounded sailor be­set by mount­ing li­a­bil­i­ties (7) 10. They will erad­i­cate elec­tric shavers, we hear (7) 11. Wreck a fif­teen-a-side game in the sec­ond half (4) 12. Forces way in – but wea­ries (5) 13. Top man think­ing to sus­tain a slight loss (4) 16. Pe­ri­od­i­cal food pro­vided for birds (7) 17. Young ac­tress the Span­ish up­set dur­ing open­ing (7) 18. Un­easy over sun erup­tion (7) 21. Turn to wel­come a tragic visi­tor to Cyprus (7) 23. Where ar­moured ve­hi­cle stores its fuel? (4) 24. Set one’s sights on re­form­ing me­dia (5) 25. Mark’s in view! Duck! (4) 28. North­ern ruler cap­tures an old Chi­nese cap­i­tal (7) 29. Revel in a gam­bling game – it’s a hotch­potch! (7) 30. Dis­cour­aged af­ter one round? No fear (7,7)

DOWN

1. Show­ing one’s prej­u­dices to un­der­world vil­lain to a large ex­tent by a small noise (14) 2. Pur­su­ing an en­grav­ing art (7) 3. Help suppressing bach­e­lor’s sounds of sor­row (4) 4. Work­ing out­side is not ex­cit­ing (7) 5. Vain plea to the prof­li­gate (7) 6. Noah’s son re­turns with a child’s nurse (4) 7. Daniel fol­lows the book – his (7) 8. Both the di­als go wrong – this you must see! (1,5,2,6) 14. Turn in part to a zealot (5) 15. Wood­worker makes strip of wood come to a point (5) 19. Make ar­rests prior to meet (3,4) 20. Tiny piece of in­sect trapped in tin (7) 21. Given too much to be dealt with in­ter­nally (7) 22. Thrash a doc­tor in the fi­fi­nal (7) 26. Re­duced pe­riod of dark­ness ap­proach­ing (4) 27. What may be spo­ken in Jaipur dur­ing fes­ti­vals (4)

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