Jamaica Gleaner

Stan­dard two-in-one Cryptic Puz­zle

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ACROSS

9 Smug­gle across to meet (3,6) 10 Ow­ing to there be­ing a ter­ri­ble din out­side (2,3,3) 12 Drop it off at the build­ing (4) 13 Drink is shown to be the real trou­ble in court (6) 14 Some­one pes­ter­ing a dog (7) 15 Not far from a mi­nor road (6,3) 17 Dec­o­rated for his ex­ploits in dan­ger, per­haps (9) 18 Fighter who’s cre­at­ing a splash (7) 20 It makes sense to Henry, nev­er­the­less (6) 21 Un­de­cided, to be frank (4) 24 Mak­ing progress, in the main (5,3) 26 June is soon here – and in­sects (8) 28 Send from the of­fice (4) 29 Very cold and re­sent­ful (6) 31 Makes the mis­take of purs­ing the lips to drink (5,2) 34 Not hav­ing been told there’s no elec­tric­ity laid on? (2,3,4) 36 Does it take off when the lum­ber­man ap­pears? (5,4) 38 Warmed one’s toes at, curled up, the day af­ter (7) 39 Once hav­ing hid­den the gun, deny it (6) 40 The fi­nan­cial penalty is fair (4) 41 Leonard is not wor­ried about be­ing cheeky (8) 42 Any­how, proves to the last to be prof­li­gate (9)

DOWN

1 Seems an­gered – but not by the close shave (8) 2 En­grossed while camp­ing (6) 3 An ad­her­ent and he un­der­stands what’s go­ing on (8) 4 Lost art, say, that’s been re­stored (6) 5 Re­main on the bar stool, pick­led, and do noth­ing? (3,5) 6 Wait­ing for that to be re­solved be­fore the day is out (2,3,5) 7 The bur­den is ‘Don’t!’ (7) 8 With sauce, en­joy it (6) 11 The spear went clear through the can­vas cover (7) 16 The first is a com­mu­ni­ca­tion of some sort (6) 19 She took the sil­ver coin back (5) 20 Gra­cious me, that’s the ques­tion! (3) 22 Looks like they’re just as good as you are (5) 23 Layabout I fish with (6) 25 Hang around, get an in­ter­view and time will tell (4,3,3) 26 Hav­ing a man around would spoil it (3) 27 Runs, leav­ing foot­marks on the snow (7) 30 Ob­serve you ac­cept the money (4,4) 31 Lest, per­haps, the over­head light proves fright­en­ing (8) 32 Makes out ten­ders have been put out on the quiet (8) 33 Just say no, it must be re­turned by the sol­diers (7) 35 Aims to get across car­ry­ing one (6) 36 An an­i­mal and one flus­tered bird (6) 37 Com­plained about hav­ing been barred (6)

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