CRYPTIC CROSS­WORD

The Wokingham Paper - - LEISURE -

ACROSS

1. Gambling on the ship’s move­ment (5-3-4) 9. Re­store con­trol, say (9) 10. Part of foot used to point? (3) 11. I look inside and find some flavour­ing (7) 12. Lawrence has the charm of an In­dian wash­er­man (5) 13. Pow­der ex­plo­sion cul­mi­nated in Enid leav­ing (6) 15. Ti­tle awarded to man on board (6) 18. One get­ting up part of the stair­case (5) 20. Re­lat­ing to the sense of touch of the cur­rent first time leader (7) 22. An­cient city east of the river (3) 23. He’s gullible and in­ex­pe­ri­enced on a mu­si­cal in­stru­ment (9) 24. Not com­pletely wooden (4-8)

DOWN

2. First thing to do to an al­ter­ation (7) 3. Dis­carded, say, a whole so­cial class (5) 4. So mi­nor en­ter­ing gets the prizes (6) 5. Doc­tor needs new china (7) 6. Beat the oth­ers with­out do­ing part of it (5) 7. De­cide to con­form so join the queue (4,4,4) 8. It’s a ma­jor ad­vance to pen­e­trate (12) 14. To be hon­est, it is not a grand pi­ano (7) 16. Sugar to stick round let­tuce (7) 17. Cur­rent mas­ter switch (6) 19. Brief pe­riod of en­chant­ment (5) 21. Once a cap­sized boat (5)

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