CRYP­TIC CROSS­WORD

Woman’s Day (Australia) - - Puzzles -

ACROSS

1. Got up to get wine (4) 3. Bar­bers use them with all the trim­mings (8) 9. Coun­cil­lor about to take off in chop­per (7) 10. Fun to turn over mat­tress (5) 11. Elvis looka­like whim­pers on a tor­tur­ous sec­tion (12) 13. Where bow­man hid, in back­wa­ter. Ruth­less! (6) 15. He checks text or diet changes (6) 17. Ghostly cop is mad man of science (12) 20. Min­is­ter cuts off rab­bit’s tail (5) 21. In fact, a de­ranged ex­trem­ist (7) 22. Drink con­sumed at end of fair­way? (5,3) 23. Ver­bal exam helps build morale (4)

DOWN

1. Sales slips dis­play set price as ar­ranged (8) 2. Model re­places car, goes for cat­nap (5) 4. Com­puter pointer said to cause one to swear? (6) 5. Vault and in­let are both un­harmed (4,3,5) 6. Mail be­ing sent off from re­mote mil­i­tary base (7) 7. Slip­ping out­side to per­form karaoke (4) 8. Ex­ces­sive re­sponse about nu­clear process (12) 12. Good form from golfer to Colonel (8) 14. Vis­i­ble when the very first be­comes the bit­ter end? That’s laugh­able! (7) 16. Type of table for beans (6) 18. Lay to rest in win­ter­time (5) 19. Used by the sick, abused for the kick (4)

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