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no 14,957

The Guardian - G2 - - Puzzles -

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1 Fail to main­tain con­tact (4,5) 8 Re­quire­ments (5)

9 First let­ter (7)

10 Mes­meris­ing (8)

11 Brief and to the point (4)

13 Not presently ac­tive (6)

14 Rep­re­sen­ta­tion of the hu­man

form (6)

16 Bearded ru­mi­nant (4)

17 Stone thrower (8)

19 Wet weather (7)

20 Rus­sian prison camp (5)

21 Iniq­ui­tous (9) Down

1 Rop­ing (as a cow­boy might) (8)

2 Hard liquor (6)

3 Dog (or part of one) (4)

4 Go­ing ev­ery­where (12)

5 Dom­i­nate a per­for­mance (4,3,5)

6 Gath­ered to­gether in one vol­ume (12)

7 Peo­ple car­ry­ing out harm­ful acts (12)

12 Spread­ing out in dif­fer­ent di­rec­tions (8)

15 Sub­jected to po­ten­tially lethal fumes (6)

18 Flat table­land with steep sides (4)

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