CRYP­TIC CROSS­WORD

The Gold Coast Bulletin - - LIFESTYLE -

Across

1. Tak­ing a pic­ture in­side out? (1-6) 5. He is known for the long­est sen­tence (5) 8. No end in­cluded, but still clear (5) 9. Dic­tate quiet proses ex­cep­tion­ally (7) 10. A silent woman? (3) 11. Spots the dar­ing (4) 12. No duets jus­ti­fied in this place (4) 14. Slightly char ini­tially or Char­lie head­first (6) 15. A bach­e­lor run? (6) 17. Magic lantern group (4) 18. Re­port­edly re­gret­tin’ de­feat (4) 19. I’ve heard it grows from a type of veg­etable (3) 21. Pete hit out for an ex­tra name (7) 23. It does just mea­sure met­rics, we hear (5) 24. A big­ger birdie? (5) 25. Come over, Ben, and demon­strate a flower (7)

Down

1. Flower flower (5) 2. Putting up with the lodg­ing (13) 3. In credit un­for­tu­nately and not straight­for­ward (8) 4. A neat sort of bird (6) 5. You give cheek with this? (3) 6. A baby is a sucker for it! (7,6) 7. I pester to live again (7) 13. Ser­mon I’m about to name in­cor­rectly (8) 14. Do you have to punch it in the face to catch it? A bit fishy if you ask me (7) 16. You will find him in some bo­gus tav­ern (6) 20. No priest for per­e­stroika in this coun­try (5) 22. The colour of Mr Grant? (3)

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