SHAB­BAT SCRAB­BLE

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SOLVE OUR Shab­bat-friendly crossword. Writ­ing is not re­quired — just use your Scrab­ble board and tiles to spell out the an­swers to the cryptic clues.

HOW TO PLAY: Use the let­ter tiles from the game of Scrab­ble to spell out the an­swers to the clues be­low. Do not use the two blank tiles. Place the tiles on the Scrab­ble board ac­cord­ing to the grid ref­er­ences given with the clues. If you suc­cess­fully com­plete the puz­zle, you will have used all 98 tiles.

ACROSS

2C A capri­cious fin­ger. (6)

2E Boy act­ing in Aladdin. (3)

2I Not one shade. (3 - 4)

2N Pur­sue di­rec­tion. (3)

3L A hand­some Lord­ship. (6) 5FStroke made in a game of cro­quet. (6) 8B Give set ev­i­dence. (7)

8DAn earthy per­son is al­ways cheer­ful. (6) 8J Sailors’ hair cut. (4)

10M Raged about mark ob­tained. (5) 11G A mu­si­cal staff. (5)

DOWN

2C Flash, like a com­plete man. (7)

3I How a horse is halted. (4)

4C An un­suit­able aide-de-camp. (3) 4L Crazy but it can hold back water. (3) 5I Novice dis­cov­ered with a pretty rose. (4)

6A Keep your medicine un­der your hat. (7)

8H Con­clu­sive judge­ment. (8)

9A Frankie Laine’s vi­rago. (7)

10J It’s a game in a rid­dle. (6)

12D How Nureyev reached the heights. (6)

12L Told the Egyp­tian played cards. (4)

13B Is he worth a penny. (3)

14G Plant a fly catcher on a planet. (5)

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