THE CROSSWORD

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CRYP­TIC CLUES

ACROSS 1 Oo dear! (5)

4 Moral sup­port (7)

8 By way of some de­vi­a­tion (3)

9 Un­in­ter­rupted flow of traffic (4,5)

10 Weapon ad­vo­cated by a misog­y­nist? (7)

11 Where one would find a wan­der­ing shade? (5)

13 Give up and go to bed (4,2)

15 Sorted out and put away (6)

18 Sound form of en­ter­tain­ment (5)

19 Her tale is gar­bled but ma­te­ri­ally cor­rect (7)

21 Not in front of the sup­port­ers (9)

23 Dou­ble jour­ney (3)

24 Speak with­out stop­ping (7)

25 Name of a good man the first mate is af­ter (5)

Down

1 Build­ing where one may have a lit­tle flut­ter (7)

2 Spe­cially com­mis­sioned three-card trick? (9)

3 A cap­i­tal seat I snug­gle into (5)

4 Ena is up­set in em­ploy­ment, shows ap­pre­hen­sion (6)

5 Idle chat­ter has teeth on edge (7)

6 Travel over a port in In­dia (3)

7 Key­less lock (5)

12 Is it never found in light cav­alry? (4,5)

14 Raw ma­te­rial used in pig pro­duc­tion (4,3) 16 Unusu­ally an­gered and up­set (7)

17 De­mands 150 ob­jects (6)

18 Strip a firearm? (5)

20 A brief, for ex­am­ple, is for the de­fence (5) 22 Is it on the bor­der of im­per­ti­nence? (3)

QUICK CLUES

ACROSS

1 Worker in metal (5)

4 Un­trust­wor­thy (7)

8 Be­have (3)

9 Baltic coun­try (9)

10 Greedy eater (7)

11 Jour­nal (5)

13 A dried grape (6)

15 On all sides of (6)

18 Burn su­per­fi­cially (5)

19 An­ti­quated (7)

21 In­volve (9)

23 Ec­cen­tric (3) 24 Coun­ter­feit­ing (7) 25 Pay out (5)

DOWN 1 To shock (7)

2 En­croach­ment (9)

3 English com­poser, d. 1934 (5)

4 In­fat­u­ated (6)

5 Stupid mis­take (7)

6 Ac­knowl­edge (3)

7 Un­steady (5)

12 Some­thing dis­tinctly bet­ter (1,3,5)

14 Set out in de­tail (7)

16 De­ci­phered (7)

17 Ail­ment (6)

18 Un­duly for­mal (5)

20 A salad plant (5)

22 Equal­ity of value (3)

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