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Cross­word an­swers can be found on the Stars page

Sunday Territorian - - PUZZLES -

ACROSS

1 No side is back­ward ac­cord­ing to this in­ven­tive per­son (6)

8 They will have the last word! (8)

9 Seen con­fused and zeal­ously start­ing to sound like hav­ing a cold (6)

10 Hated for tak­ing mere sips, in­deed! (8)

11 A horde al­ways seeks a trial (6)

13 Con­cern shown for mak­ing more money (8)

16 When a coun­try dweller gets ill there are grave con­se­quences (8)

19 No saint at 14 but has be­come skilled at coun­selling (6)

22 A vote for Tim will get

things mov­ing (8)

24 For ex­am­ple, there’s a neat way to make some­thing in­ef­fec­tive (6)

25 Eve has joined the Mer­chant

Navy? So im­petu­ous! (8)

26 In or­der? Yet so messy at

tea! (6)

DOWN

2 Is it Brad­man or an­other gen­er­ous per­son? (5) 3 Pros­e­cuted at this point by a mere kid (5)

4 We may re­quire Heather to do the heck­ling for us (8)

5 A young lady may fail to make a hit (4)

6 The cou­ple be­come up­set on see­ing Her Majesty car­ry­ing a sword (6)

7 Mousy but such women are quite trou­ble­some (6) 12 It be­comes a twofold thing with you and the lad (4)

14 Pesters men when they go to the “trots” (8)

15 Time to go back and send it out (4)

17 Gave in to a press­ing need at the laun­dry (6)

18 I hang about to see the

queen at her toil (6)

20 Drink to the King of Abyssinia! (5)

21 On the outer for be­ing ex­trav­a­gant? (5)

23 Lamented hav­ing the prayer

ended (4)

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