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Wicklow People (West Edition) - - MIND GAMES -

QUICK CLUES Across

1. Ro­tate (4) 3. Dis­si­pate (8) 8. Fis­sure (4) 9. First-class (8) 11. Direc­tions (12) 13. Nar­rate (6) 14. Tim­ber (6) 17. Sweat (12) 20. Dex­ter­ously (8) 21. Vol­cano (4) 22. Pleases (8) 23. In this place (4)

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1. Small dogs (8) 2. De­cli­na­tion (7) 4. Whole (6) 5. Spe­cific (10) 6. Rule (5) 7. Brink (4) 10. Ob­ject­ing (10) 12. Fa­cade (8) 15. Frag­ile (7) 16. Flower (6) 18. Regis­ter (5) 19. Labourer (4)

CRYP­TIC CLUES Across

1. Emo­tional shock of a revo­lu­tion (4) 3. Red spies given the or­der to scat­ter (8) 8. Ground rent? (4) 9. Ten girls gone astray, yet still of ex­cel­lent char­ac­ter (8) 11. Or­ders for this month’s dis­tur­bances? (12) 13. Ren­der an ac­count (6) 14. A wooded walk? (6) 17. Hot drip­ping? (12) 20. Skil­fully mod­i­fied idol­a­try (8) 21. Vis­i­tors to Si­cily should see it be­fore com­ing back (4) 22. In a way this led Ge­orge ini­tially to plea­sures (8) 23. Present from the Red Army (4)

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1. Rows about stray dogs (8) 2. No an­swer? (7) 4. All there in diplo­macy (6) 5. Not gen­er­ally se­lec­tive? (10) 6. A rule some of us are ig­nor­ing (5) 7. The ad­van­tage be­ing sharp gives one? (4) 10. In favour of try­ing, yet ex­press­ing dis­ap­proval (10) 12. Ev­ery plot, by the way, will have one (8) 15. In­clined to be snap­pish (7) 16. Shade in the gar­den (6) 18. Record mem­ber­ship (5) 19. Crew mem­ber held in af­fec­tion (4)

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