The Weekly cryp­tic No 27,628

The Guardian Weekly - - Puzzles - By Pan

Across

1 Sig­nalling sys­tem de­liv­ered by horse trained to carry chart to Europe (9) 6 Worry amongst gangs to­day (5) 9 Vic­to­ria’s last daugh­ter given gold and navy dress (5) 10 Change not start­ing with ar­ti­cle on time in care fa­cil­ity (9) 11 Mail han­dler tore stamps apart (10) 12 Boats head­ing off to fish (4) 14 Quip about an­i­mal eat­ing com­pan­ion in farm­yard? (7) 15 Manuscript back with dif­fer­ent cover (7) 17 Trump los­ing pa­pers here? (7) 19 Took pint to stop row with ed­i­tor (7) 20 Kind of dessert served at end of lun­cheon (4) 22 At­trac­tive man mar­ried to queen crashed in squat (6,4) 25 Brief up on new medicine (9) 26 Weak sides leav­ing em­bar­rass­ing 17 (5) 27 Peo­ple in A&E re­turned to get liq­uid in­jected (5) 28 Con­duc­tor cho­sen by staff close to Birtwistle (9)

Down

1 South­ern Euro­pean leav­ing sta­tion re­turn­ing for tro­phy (5) 2 Crim­i­nal homes in on il­licit booze (9) 3 An­i­mal in minaret forced into cage (4,6) 4 Prob­lem af­ter soggy food given to old re­tarded an­i­mal (7) 5 Ruler’s let­ter to crowd (7) 6 Greek hero in first part of Aeneid lis­tened to sailors (4) 7 Gov­ern­ment stock in favour (5) 8 Pre­cious safe pinched by tramp (9) 13 Old flour ground in shed is re­sis­tant to the el­e­ments (6,4) 14 Dear old flame and VIP seen danc­ing (9) 16 Photo doc­tored to rub­bish man­i­festo’s last con­tro­ver­sial topic (3,6) 18 Time to put out choco­late? (7) 19 Ques­tion a new civil en­gi­neer sus­pi­ciously (7) 21 Fire re­ported in wa­ter slide (5) 23 Push tip of dart into weapon turned on Europe (5) 24 Swim­mer in ocean race cross­ing At­lantic to start with (4)

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