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Hindustan Times (Jalandhar) - - BUSINESS -

CRYP­TIC CLUES ACROSS 1 Make a stop on the way? (9)

8 Name of em­i­nence in Rus­sia (5)

9 A fol­low­ing let­ter em­ploy­ing harsh lan­guage (7)

10 One en­gaged in sharp trade prac­tice? (6) 11 Note a bird or dog (6)

12 One girl I con­verted to the faith (8) 15 Score but one (8)

18 Fa­tal de­lay, per­haps, in­volves a num­ber (6) 20 Not many peo­ple with a dog will keep one in­doors (6)

21 Trans­port put out in un­com­mon sur­round­ings (7)

22 Turn out a bad scholar? (5)

23 Yes, one may make it with­out ex­er­tion (4,5) DOWN 2 Count old money (5)

3 Of­fi­cer found on the staff? (6) 4 Con­trary chat (8)

5 Vis­i­ble re­mains of an an­cient un­der­tak­ing? (6) 6 A news­pa­per gives it a bold pre­sen­ta­tion (7) 7 Stray moon about? Ex­perts in it should know (9)

11 They may form a strong at­tach­ment to a craft (9) 13 Ac­com­mo­dat­ing coun­try­woman? (8) 14 Catches par­ents out (7)

16 Suit­able voice for a trio? (6)

17 A beat­ing leaves a per­ma­nent im­pres­sion on one (6)

19 We don’t want the crim­i­nal to be at it (5)

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