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Wicklow People (West Edition) - - MIND GAMES -

CRYPTIC CLUES Across

3. Study pro­gramme text for per­son called up (9) 8. Cure colour con­fu­sion (4) 9. Pro­gramme of fur­ni­ture pro­duc­tion? (4-5) 10. Worked hard and lu­bri­cated to aT (6) 11. Point out harsh cut (5)

14. A role that can’t be con­sid­ered with oth­ers (5) 15. Con­sider some side em­ploy­ment (4)

16. Long for many to fin­ish with merit (5) 18. Horse could be fired (4)

20. Go into some un­writ­ten terms (5)

21. Put up re­form in Crete (5)

24. Cards held by lovers (6)

25. He tor­tures work­ers be­tween twin hills (9) 26. 100in1x1(4)

27. To be­gin with Heather is sur­pris­ing (9)

Down

1. In­ter­na­tional game in which the striker is on trial? (4-5)

2. Tribal ire makes peev­ish (9)

4. Pro­vided part for Latin poet (4)

5. If French the first woman to make some­thing full of holes (5)

6. Brought up to be put be­hind? (6)

7. Poorly at first and un­well - take some­thing from the doc­tor! (4)

9. 2 if out to tes­tify (5)

11. A spasm art­fully gives sharp pain (5) 12. Giv­ing back two cir­cles to the oth­ers (9)

13. I am urged to be favourably in­clined (9)

17. Not at all a change of pole in 11 across (5) 19. Quaker down to earth? (6)

22. Lit­tle Alan fol­lows con­tainer to a wa­ter­way (5) 23. To go up and down get­ting sound from... (4) 24. ... What the an­i­mal doesn’t sound as a warn­ing! (4) QUICK CLUES Across 3. En­rol for mil­i­tary ser­vice (9) 8. Grey­ish-yel­low (4) 9. Sched­ule (4-5) 10. Laboured (6) 11. Sep­a­rate (5) 14. In pieces (5) 15. Judge (4) 16. Han­ker (5) 18. Young male horse (4) 20. Pen­e­trate (5) 21. Build (5) 24. Card suit (6) 25. Tor­turer (9) 26. One time (4) 27. Sur­pris­ing (9) Down 1. Cricket in­ter­na­tional (4,5) 2. Eas­ily an­noyed (9) 4. Ro­man poet (4) 5. Rid­dle (5) 6. Raised (6) 7. Tablet (4) 9. Touchy (5) 11. Clever (5) 12. Re­turn­ing to orig­i­nal state (9) 13. Af­fected (9)

17. Not ever (5) 19. Shud­der (6) 22. Wa­ter­way (5) 23. Horn blast (4) 24. In­stru­ment (4)

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