Gi­ant Crossword

South Wales Echo - - Puzzles & Quiz -

Across

8 Some­thing you could sing but you don’t (7) 9 Rushed like crazy: the sea was very rough (4,5)

13 Walk back a bit - about a mile (5) 14 Telling a story to in bed, per­haps (5)

15 I shall get a plough round for work on the land (7)

16 Dish his out from the pot (7) 17 Crawl­ing from bar to bar (5)

18 Bent on get­ting back the money (5) 20 Dear trousers (5)

22 Im­plore one to leave (6)

23 A doc­tor was ahead and set a slow pace (6) 25 Once play­ing out­side, the sun will cheer them up (7)

27 Craft that, in Paris, I flow round the ho­tel (7) 30 The po­lice­man caught the bo­gus padre out­side (6)

31 De­liver when you buy back (6)

32 See turn­ing this key in it (5)

35 The bit that makes the dif­fer­ence (5) 36 Re­mains on board, but is ag­i­tated (5) 37 Merely per­plex, which is no ad­van­tage (7) 39 Hur­ried in, gets dressed and is not one’s usual self (7)

41 In row 6, see­ing the big game (5) 42 Em­ploy sil­ver, in prac­tice (5)

43 Feel­ing smart, is tak­ing lessons (9) 44 Stole and was in­formed on (7)

Down

1 About fifty years’ col­lected broad­casts (6) 2 Get cups and put back the wine: he is drunk (8)

3 Are what’s re­quired to com­plete the list of per­form­ers (4,3,4)

4 A fat horse munch­ing grain in­side (9) 5 Say to get the sol­diers into ac­tion (7) 6 Vil­i­fies when one tries to see if ev­ery­body’s present (5,5)

7 A moun­tain, so I find out, in Es­to­nia (4) 10 Longed for, yet was ir­ri­tated by (6)

11 For steal­ing pa­per, I’ll be put in­side (7) 12 Stopped when the cold be­came less ex­treme (6)

19 Ef­fec­tive in pro­vid­ing in­for­ma­tion (7) 21 The dog, dear, doesn’t have a dish (7)

24 A rock band (7,4)

26 Quickly tak­ing - a pic­ture from be­low? (8,2)

28 The in­fer­ence is, it’s a dis­count (9)

29 Hav­ing the news sink in, seem wor­ried (7)

30 Is put in the stand to fight against (6)

32 One is cu­ri­ous (8)

33 Ruf­fled when given the chuck (6) 34 Agrees the twit at the net’s in­ept (7)

38 Ar­ti­cle that’s not a fol­low-up? (6) 40 A re­ally bad line (4)

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