CRYP­TIC CROSS­WORD

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ACROSS 1. Risk a lit­tle Latin in this part of the church (7) 6. It was a bat­tle to carry one in such a chair (5) 9. One in role-change needs a lit­tle room (5) 10. Is de­lighted to have given one grat­i­fi­ca­tion (7) 11. Be dim about how to plant it firmly in (5) 12. Fit one out with some last bon mot (5) 13. Legs are dis­trib­uted as it feasts one (7) 15. The busi­ness of ro­man­tic li­ai­son (6) 16. Some of the best ovens in cook­ing ap­pa­ra­tus (5) 18. In a book, a pic­ture of an an­i­mal (5) 20. First March Hare came first to serail (5) 21. Select part of the literary out­put (5) 22. Quote pre­vi­ous spouse first to stir one’s emo­tions (6) 25. Water-bird may moon about with her (7) 26. Be­ings in­volved in tea dis­tri­bu­tion (5) 27. Anne Hath­away re­turned some of the red dye (5) 28. Switches lost egg for them (7) 29. I spoil one piece of Ja­panese porce­lain (5) 30. One so tight-fisted might al­most be re­miss (5) 31. Big breeze, one is told, for im­por­tant peo­ple (7) DOWN 1. Very richly dressed in cape – or sad about it (11) 2. To re­quite the years that sur­round an archdea­con (6) 3. Fly­ing Fortresses were real: these are not (7,2,3,3) 4. Sort of mag­netite does let on so (9) 5. It’s less in sum, or might be (5) 6. Said the wrong word like ‘lick­skid’ (4,2,3,6) 7. How did el­e­gant and cour­te­ous baron die? (8) 8. Fel­low turns up at Land of sleep (3) 14. Play­ers of 76 that were noted (11) 17. In short, court imag­ine how ob­scure it is (9) 19. Scout can make the books (8)

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