Cryp­tic cross­word

Woman’s Day (NZ) - - Puzzles -

ACROSS

7. Sam felt above chang­ing a re­li­gious oc­ca­sion like Easter (7,5) 8. Feel em­bar­rass­ment as empty Cate holds ring (6) 9. New re­gal English com­poser (5) 10. To­talled again, then shared out (8) 13. Why peo­ple in the mid­dle show ex­ces­sive pub­lic­ity (4) 15. Lure as I go into bat (4) 16. For­mer part­ner, a miner and an in­spec­tor (8) 17. Tell fib at home for ex­tended sleep (3,2) 19. Choose stupid leader, then vote (6) 21. Big busi­ness re­designs great mon­o­cle (12)

DOWN

1. You put this up when it pelts down! (8) 2. One ve­hi­cle for Rus­sian man? (4) 3. Seat been moved for

miss­ing per­son (8) 4. Dish out meat, we

hear (4) 5. He fus­ing new Chi­nese

de­sign phi­los­o­phy (4,4) 6. This per­son ex­ploits United States and Queen El­iz­abeth (4) 11. Flout weight in mid­dle to be more im­por­tant (8) 12. Reg darts about in fast rac­ing car (8) 14. Reach into rep turn­ing to re­li­gious ora­tor (8) 17. Twist tool to get

money (4) 18. It’s mid­day which­ever

way you look at it! (4) 20. Lone when said to

ad­vance (4)

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