Dou­ble crossword

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - DVD & BLURAY -

Cryp­tic Clues: Across

3. Pri­vate coach has to re­main out­side, ac­cord­ing to the law (9) 8. Not a good man, we hear, in the church (4) 9. The best astronomy stu­dent? (4,5) 10. They may be male birds or hens per­haps (6) 11. Em­ploy­ing a rous­ing fi­nale (5) 14. Un­happy time for a bull (5) 15. A great sea power (4) 16. Thus Amer­ica pro­duced a great com­poser (5) 18. They may be fast, but only with­out run­ning (4) 20. It comes from a bird and sounds in­ex­pen­sive (5) 21. Sharply in­clined to be ex­or­bi­tant (5) 24. She may have to raise the issue (6) 25. River rose per­haps - to fill it? (9) 26. One has a lot of fun with it! (4) 27. A fresh run on the daily presses (9)

Down

1. In the team as an ex­tra oc­cu­pa­tion (2,3,4) 2. Mu­si­cal pieces start openly but not ex­actly sure later (9) 4. Adds up the drinks (4) 5. Weeds are found in the back street (5) 6. He’s out of form (6) 7. Close in an at­tack (4) 9. Cheap cuts? (5) 11. Ap­pro­pri­ate (5) 12. Help the dealer? (4,1,4) 13. Mince­meat Pe­ter finds nei­ther hot nor cold (9) 17. Man of many parts (5) 19. Ac­cen­tu­ate, in a man­ner of speak­ing (6) 22. Young swim­mer in wild revel (5) 23. You might say it when of­fer­ing a gift, or present (4) 24. Pro­nouncedly mean man­ner (4)

Quick Clues: Across

3. Help­less­ness (9) 8. Space (4) 9. Mon­e­tary (9) 10. Stu­dents’ res­i­dence (6) 11. Feel­ing (5) 14. Taut (5)

15. Box (4) 16. At­tain (5) 18. So­ci­ety (4) 20. Cor­rect (5) 21. Close to­gether (5) 24. Flow­ing (6) 25. Tasty (9) 26. Cou­ple (4) 27. Ver­bosity (9)

Down

1. De­signer (9) 2. Agree­ment (9) 4. Post (4) 5. Speechify (5) 6. Sur­plus (6) 7. Ap­plaud (4) 9. Not so many (5) 11. Dis­rep­utable (5) 12. Short-lived (9) 13. Pil­lagers (9) 17. Pulls (5) 19. Af­ter (6) 22. Rule (5) 23. Noth­ing (4) 24. Ado (4)

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