TWO-IN-ONE CROSS­WORD PUZ­ZLE

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ACROSS

1 Magic spell (5)

6 Map book (5) 9 Writ­ers (7)

10 Ren­der harm­less (5) 11 Fast (5)

12 Lower than (5) 13 Sur­round­ings (7) 15 Tea (3)

17 Hunted an­i­mal (4) 18 Re­s­pi­ra­tion (6) 19 De­ceivers (5) 20 Ran­sacked (6) 22 Op­er­atic melody (4) 24 Sailor (3)

25 Strive (7) 26 Re­quested (5) 27 Wild dog (5) 28 Weird (5)

29 Arouses af­fec­tion (7) 30 Board game (5) 31 Make amends (5) 2 Yearn (6) 3 Un­com­mon­ness (6) 4 Silent (3)

5 Strap (5)

6 Un­paid debts (7) 7 For­mer Rus­sian ruler

(4)

8 Dis­mount (6) 12 Loos­ened (5)

13 Shed (5)

14 Singing voice (5) 15 Junta (5)

16 In front (5) 18 Off­spring (5) 19 In­struc­tion pe­ri­ods

(7)

21 Boor­ish (6)

22 Say in court (6) 23 Red­skin (6)

25 Gives way (5) 26 Grows older (4) 28 Long time (3) 1 It’s in­com­pre­hen­si­ble to me (5)

6 Cheeky colour (5)

9 Smith, towns­man with a ti­tle (7)

10 Like elec­tric blue? (5)

11 In­tends chang­ing names (5)

12 He ap­pears to be en­ter­tain­ing (5)

13 When wronged, even Reg may take it (7) 15 In time, one gets a bit dis­heart­ened (3) 17 Isn’t “isn’t”! (4)

18 Hope to be some­thing big in the church (6) 19 Is in­clined to amuse the young (5)

20 Show that Mr Hill’s on key (6)

22 Half­way by mo­tor­way! (4)

24 Free por­tion of por­ridge (3)

25 Braille sys­tem for a politi­cian (7)

26 Like friends only a short way away (5)

27 The weak thing to do (5)

28 Shelf with a right-an­gled side (5)

29 Ac­cused all of get­ting “28Across” wrong? (7) 30 Cake, per­haps, or jam (5)

31 Per­pet­u­ally dis­cour­ag­ing an­swer (5) 2 What un­der­paid Amer­i­cans need (6)

3 Re­peats for lis­ten­ers (6)

4 Name of out­fit (3)

5 Food for the cock­ney viewer! (5)

6 Sol­diers sig­nalling feel­ings of guilty re­gret (7) 7 The great fel­low Nero might have been (4)

8 A per­son of taste (6)

12 Nim­ble Amer­i­can in the drink (5)

13 Wa­ter en­gine-driv­ers need (5)

14 A fa­mil­iar name I had to get clear (5)

15 It must be right on oc­ca­sion! (5)

16 Just the chap to liven up (5)

18 Con­fess you can’t refuse en­trance? (5)

19 Hurry to pre­pare cut­lets (7)

21 Face show­ing a girl’s age (6)

22 A way to give up or get out (6)

23 Put pres­sure on the chap with the bro­ken leg (6) 25 Tempts Les out for half an hour (5)

26 Dif­fi­culty break­ing horses (4)

28 He shows us the French way (3) ACROSS: 1, Short; 6, Usury; 9, Ail­ment; 10, Smart; 11, Curse; 12, Rayon; 13, Set­tler; 15, Tea; 17, Prev; 18, Stairs; 19, Heath; 20, Rasher; 22, Mere; 24, Tie; 25, Flooded; 26, Stall; 27, Filth; 28, Fluke; 29, Yearned; 30, Ogler; 31, Eye­ing.

2, Ham­per; 3, Rar­ity; 4, Tit; 5, Smear; 6, Un­couth; 7, Stun; 8, Rooster; 12, Re­fer; 13, Sport; 14, Tease; 15, Tired; 16, Asked; 18, Still; 19, Heather; 21, Aim­ing; 22, Mouldy; 23, Reckon; 25, Flare; 26, Stye; 28, Fee.

1, BR-ads; 6, Perms; 9, Aer­ated; 10, L-Oire; 11, Rings; 12, Sight; 13, De­light; 15, Pep (rev); 17, A-den; 18, Sprite; 19, Arias; 20, Crease; 22, Cut-e; 24, Ear; 25, Scarper; 26, Billy; 27, She-ER; 28, Reaps; 29, Tear­ful; 30, Breed; 31, Essen.

2, Rooted; 3, Dar­win; 4, Sea; 5, Can it; 6, Per­haps; 7, Edit (rev); 8, Mag­net; 12, Shore; 13, Dance; 14, Lever; 15, Pin-up; 16, Pe-t-ar; 18, Saucy; 19, As­pired; 21, Rather; 22, C-re­als; 23, Tem­ple; 25, Slurs; 26, Be-t-a; 28, Rue.

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