CRYPTIC CROSS­WORD

For to­day’s so­lu­tions, text CLUE fol­lowed by the clue (eg: ‘CLUE 1 Down’) to 53307

Sunday Independent (Ireland) - - Puzzles - The Sun­day In­de­pen­dent Cryptic Cross­word Book, con­tain­ing 60 cross­words, is avail­able for €8.50, in­clud­ing postage. Call (01)8335305 or email glen­[email protected]

Across 1 Inane tax in­cludes tin (6). 4 Pre­serve ex­cel­lent prison for is­lan­der (8). 10 Shut up, sullen, leav­ing daugh­ter out of row (7). 11 Dis­ease out­break at shore (7). 12 Dull fab­ric keeps pet from the east try­ing starters (10). 13 Se­cretly lis­tens to petty quar­rel re­turn­ing (4). 15 Can, un­der pres­sure, see pained area on the way back (7). 17 Pay no at­ten­tion to gen­tle ‘C’ move­ment (7). 19 Girl takes in ex­er­cise in mean­ing­less fash­ion (7). 21 Un­pre­dictable man cap­tures traitor (7). 23 Sor­cerer is mar­ried a long time (4). 24 Hold fast keep­ing cop­per quiet, for a sewer’s ac­ces­sory (10). 27 Frozen scene that’s banned out­side open coun­try (7). 28 Hum­drum end­less cost around old South Africa (7). 29 Trap am­bi­tious worker swal­low­ing baby food (8). 30 Lariat’s twist­ing — one leaves for the stars (6). Down 1 Get out mind­ing sick, and be un­steady (9). 2 With tea cure novel writer (7). 3 Re­viv­ing old style, since co­las are free (10). 5 Promise se­cu­rity (9). 6 In­dian song turns to jelly (4). 7 New term for busi­ness in de­cline (7). 8 Wants daugh­ter to in­ter­rupt no­ticed re­turner (5). 9 One in the eye for bloomer (4). 14 They start fights mix­ing grass with gorse (10). 16 Artist’s model in fury — ag­ile, bent (3-6). 18 Clan ethic im­paired — it de­pends on skill (9). 20 Af­ter up­com­ing in­ter­val, obey new mes­sen­ger (7). 22 Lack of at­mos­phere into which fugi­tives may dis­ap­pear? (4,3). 23 Theme that re­curs if Tom goes prowl­ing (5). 25 Im­i­tate un­known po­lice per­son to the fore (4). 26 Loudly gob­bled up cheese (4). So­lu­tion to Sun­day In­de­pen­dent Cryptic Cross­word no. 1,175 Across: 1 Fore­courts; 6 Mead; 9 Square meal; 10 Scow; 12 Wide; 13 Lam­i­naria; 15 Sketcher; 16 Scotch; 18 Amoral; 20 Ar­guable; 23 Ped­a­gogue; 24 Argo; 26 Ecru; 27 Histri­onic; 28 Toys; 29 Small-scale. Down: 1 Fast; 2 Rou­tine; 3 Corn ex­change; 4 Un­melted; 5 Trauma; 7 Ex­cerpt; 8 Down-at-heel; 11 In­ac­cu­ra­cies; 14 Es­carp­ment; 17 Ori­en­tal; 19 Or­derly; 21 Be­go­nia; 22 Ego­ism; 25 Ache.

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