CRYP­TIC CROSS­WORD

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Across

1. Speech im­ped­i­ment is in record (4)

6. Sta­phy­lo­coc­cus pen­e­trated part of the tooth (4)

8. Re­move the catch? (7) 9. Col­lec­tive noun Ital­ians re­veal as one (4)

10. Be­ing the win­ner is in the bag! (4,4)

11. Was dead right with the mark on the shirt (4-2)

13. Weapons found in the vege patch (6)

14. They are the re­mains of bees, Mr. (6)

16. San­dra, left out of the danse macabre, turned into some­thing else (6)

17. The cause of wet ar­eas? (8) 18. Leave out some dolomite lime (4)

20. Fancy col­lar worn by Mr. Flem­ing made him look like a thug (7)

21. Meal con­sisted of the first of the fruit, two ducks and the last of the bread (4)

22. Plat­ter given t’ Mr. Charles (4)

Down

2. I use de­cep­tion for the role model (4)

3. Throws Ted up to, per­haps, be ex­e­cuted (3,2,3,5)

4. Picked 100 with stock­ings mide­vening (6)

5. Branches found out in the wop wops (6)

6. War hero’s tale? Could be to his credit (6,7)

7. Rain­bow crum­pets (8)

12. Cost out com­pe­ti­tions for cap­sicum (8)

15. Start jour­ney and blow up (3,3) 16. It is used to get one un­der par in bad­minton? (6)

19. A small part of the Greek al­pha­bet (4)

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