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The Wharf - - Screen Break -

ACROSS

1. Har­vest (4) 3. An­nounce (8) 9. Rea­sons (7) 10. Dark­ness (5) 11. Law­fully (12) 13. En­nui (6) 15. Famish (6) 17. Showy (12) 20. Sep­a­rated (5) 21. Eat­ing away (7) 22. Crip­ple (8) 23. Ex­pe­ri­ence (4)

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1. Con­trol (8) 2. Mixed with (5) 4. Take up again (6) 5. Make-up (12) 6. Sharp-cor­nered (7) 7. Leg­end (4) 8. Help­ful (12) 12. Pri­vate (8) 14. Hope­less­ness (7) 16. Ac­cent (6) 18. Sheep-like (5) 19. Moist (4)

CRYP­TIC ACROSS

1. Trained leader to re­quest job to do (4) 3. Get through ex­am­i­na­tion with skill _ but only just sat­is­fac­to­rily (8) 9. Tune­less and pos­si­bly damp? (7) 10. Sailor half-takes the tiller with greater skill (5) 11. Im­pos­ing per­cus­sion ex­am­i­na­tion at alti­tude? (4-8) 13. Per­fec­tion achieved as a begin­ner (6) 15. The sun is out, even po­et­i­cally, but not ob­served (6) 17. Brief sale fun, but not to be tol­er­ated (12) 20. Knowl­edge car­ry­ing a lit­tle weight (5) 21. Cry of de­ri­sion from the mo­torist? (7) 22. Try gains off the straight and nar­row (8) 23. I had taken the French to be un­em­ployed (4)

DOWN

1. Con­cern­ing pa­thetic con­tact (8) 2. Made a song about fifty us­ing jar­gon (5) 4. For part of the year do urge warmth of pas­sion (6) 5. A cham­ber with­out seats? (8-4) 6. Grad­u­ate has spear to give him equi­lib­rium (7) 7. Feet in an en­clo­sure (4) 8. Race in an­gry state? (5-7) 12. Con­spir­ing as mem­bers of sport­ing as­so­ci­a­tion? (2-6) 14. Sour stuff in grave (7) 16. Hound, half-deaf, will hang around (6) 18. Tie up about fifty who can­not see (5) 19. Moun­tains men­tioned in an un­usual psalm (4)

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