Quick cross­word

No 14,775

The Guardian - G2 - - Puzzles -

Across

1 Cream ap­plied on a scorch­ing day (8) 5 Crust-like sur­face over a wound (4)

9 Set (5)

10 De­clare in­valid (7)

11 Words like “and” and “but” (12)

13 Not prop­erly ac­claimed (6)

14 Cause to leave the tracks (6)

17 Army of­fi­cer’s short leather-cov­ered cane (7,5)

20 Mass carved from a glacier (7)

21 Dodge (5)

22 Writ­ten record (4) 23 Com­pletely dry (8)

Down

1 Set­tee (4)

2 Toxic (7)

3 The Nine Day Queen, ex­e­cuted 1554 (4,4,4)

4 Fun­da­men­tal prin­ci­ples gen­er­ally ac­cepted in a par­tic­u­lar field (6)

6 El­dest of the Marx Broth­ers (5)

7 In the man­ner of a lad (8)

8 Abuse (3-9)

12 Chal­lenge (8) 15 Ex­pla­na­tion (7)

16 Kind of para­chute (6) 18 Turn away (5)

19 Ring re­cur­rently (4)

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