CRYPTIC CLUES

Wicklow People (West Edition) - - MIND GAMES -

Across 1. Re­move dun­der­head – he’s leav­ing! (4) 3. He sets 8 (heaps of them?) (8)

8. For once it’s the puz­zler’s an­swer (4) 9. Wine passed round in in­stru­ment (8) 11. Un­known peo­ple en­ter and French dis­af­fec­tion re­sults (12)

13. What the match needs is a stop­page (6) 14. Where to find a steady horse? (6) 17. Ap­a­thy dur­ing dis­pute (12)

20. In­fuse dutch courage? (8)

21. Shout that the score is 100-100 (4) 22. Gave up the job, be­ing sub­mis­sive (8) 23. Ad­vance a pound at last (4) Down 1. Un­fold? No – make smaller (8) 2. Gam­bler’s agi­ta­tion? (7)

4. Please by burst­ing boil, for ex­am­ple (6) 5. Im­pe­ri­ous peer seen about Con­ser­va­tive MP (10)

6. Leonard is at home as Com­mu­nist leader (5)

7. Tear round at speed (4)

10. At­tack on de­fender in ab­sence the ref­eree wouldn’t stand for (4-6)

12. Re­voked so sounded the bells again (8) 15. Dress­ing makes the or­ches­tra older! (7) 16. The sec­re­taries can’t skate here! (6) 18. Con­cludes prog­noses on fa­cial pro­jec­tions (5)

19. One rank in a sor­tie re­solves the prob­lem (4)

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