SPEEDY CROSSWORD

NO. 1,146

The Observer - - WEATHER -

ACROSS

1 De­fen­sive (2,3,4,4) 8 Bit­ing (7) 9 But­tocks (5) 10 Mu­ti­late (4) 11 Mul­ti­plied by six (8) 13 Tom­boy (6) 14 Can­dle­stick (6) 17 Prac­tise (8) 19 Prej­u­dice (4) 21 Ele­phan­tine (5) 22 Detestable (7) 24 Be very pre­car­i­ous (4,2,1,6)

DOWN

1 Unit of elec­tri­cal re­sis­tance (3) 2 Fill with dread (7) 3 Test (4) 4 Hymn of loy­alty (6) 5 Science of dy­nam­ics (8) 6 Read­ily avail­able (2,3) 7 In­sipid (9) 10 In­dian prince (9) 12 Large-scale sac­ri­fice (8) 15 Of­fen­sive (7) 16 Res­pi­ra­tory ill­ness (6) 18 Al­pha male (2-3) 20 Essence (4) 23 Mo­rose (3)

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