CRYPTIC CROSS­WORD

The Wokingham Paper - - LEISURE -

ACROSS

1. In­stru­men­tal­ists’ money belt? (5,4) 8. End­lessly com­plain about the han­dle (4) 9. Elas­tic used to sup­port the wounded? (9) 11. Ad­dress more con­fused, poles apart (6) 12. Fool­ish to put Sid in dis­ar­ray (6) 13. Green­house com­ing in an­other colour? (8) 16. Spi­der in trou­ble breathed in (8) 20. At the ho­tel took food – that’s only nat­u­ral (6) 21. Spat it out when too old (4,2) 23. Good per­son mas­querad­ing as Mar­tian (9) 24. End­lessly re­gret­ting com­plete loss (4) 25. To­tally un­suited for run­ning? (9)

DOWN

2. Go­ing round to re­turn in al­lot­ment (8) 3. Walked end­lessly in the dry plain (6) 4. Clan­des­tine en­trance? (4,4) 5. Votes against one’s re­or­gan­i­sa­tion (4) 6. Meg strug­gling to hold sheep’s weight (6) 7. One ply knit­ted but not tightly (6) 10. Strap in here in­cluded (4) 14. I beat cad around to make him give up (8) 15. Hold back the oth­ers be­fore Iran rev­o­lu­tion (8) 16. Mean­ing to bring into the coun­try (6) 17. Bird is cov­ered by hide .... (6) 18. .... and wad­ing bird is in the same place first (4) 19. De­s­e­lect? (6) 22. Tense was wrong, we hear (4)

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