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The Scotsman - - Weekend Puzzler -

CRYP­TIC CLUES: Across

1. Muf­fler can leave mark on fat­head (5) 4. Rashly iden­ti­fied? (7) 8. Feel­ing egghead needs move­ment (7) 9. Where crick­eters can make mis­takes? (5) 10. Leap to make ex­cuse (4) 11. De­cep­tion taken in by the pupils, pre­sum­ably (8) 13. Put a levy on one cab (4) 14. Do busi­ness in tim­ber (4) 16. Tu­ition in trans­port (8) 17. An area to care about (4) 20. Dec­o­rate part in­stead or none of it (5) 21. For­mer sin­gle pe­riod (3-4) 22. De­ceive with aw­fully mad

lies (7) 23. Pay for en­ter­tain­ment to try

to cure (5)

Down

1. Too wide an as­ser­tion of de­mand on brush­work (8,5) 2. A 50-to-1 meet­ing on its own (5) 3. Thwart with sil­ver pa­per (4) 4. 45 and un­mar­ried (6) 5. Not clear that the old boys had been made bet­ter (8) 6. Unim­por­tant court ex­am­i­na­tion about four (7) 7. Re­lease from ties of forth­com­ing mar­riage? (13) 12. A place for swap­ping, e.g. tele­phone calls? (8) 13. Un­ruly po­ets at con­tain­ers for bev­er­age (7) 15. Re­veal United Na­tions pen (6) 18. We need the force, with cap­i­tal, to fight it (5) 19. Made a loan fast (4)

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