Cryptic Crossword

Both sets of clues fit both grids

The Courier & Advertiser (Dundee Edition) - - ENTERTAINMENT -

ACROSS

1 Il­lic­itly take a bit (7) 5 Pro­vide one in­ter­nal recorder (5)

8 Scots­man is re­turn­ing to Egyp­tian penin­sula (5) 9 Went fast car­ry­ing fuel, messed up (7) 10 Ob­scure cuts in heart of Greece (7) 11 Player hid­ing in fac­tory (5) 12 In turn each hav­ing drink con­tainer (3,3) 14 Told to deal with fa­mous com­poser (6) 18 Equal ei­ther way (5) 20 Leaves work and goes to bed (7) 22 Dis­or­der is right in­side slip­per (7) 23 Pop­u­lar set’s ideas (5)

24 Scan­di­na­vian gover­nor set­tled in (5)

25 Holly at riot gave hunt­ing cry (5-2)

DOWN

1 Du­bi­ous set­ups con­trived to catch first of crim­i­nals (7) 2 Can­cel book, not au­thor’s first (5) 3 Per­son turn­ing into a fa­mous dol­phin (7) 4 Sim­pler note, as that is right (6) 5 Flower in­stru­ment (5) 6 How the spirit is weak­ened? (7) 7 More pe­cu­liar food de­rived in­side (5) 13 Con­sul­tant raised doubt about vic­tory (7) 15 Could be all thin in­sects in here (7) 16 Small coun­try ho­tel’s turn­ing cir­cle (7) 17 East not right, ie wrong (6) 18 Some prob­lem once, its taste sharp (5) 19 In­sect – girl doesn’t want one (5) 21 Write back to start pay­ment in bank (5)

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