30-MINUTE CRYP­TIC CROSS­WORD

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ACROSS

1 Cer­tain chaps in the flesh show this di­men­sion (11)

9 Unrestricted trans­la­tion from braille (7)

10 In fact, a ci­ta­tion is not spo­ken (5)

11 Kind of maid one gets for a small charge (5)

12 Get to­gether and take the plate round (7)

13 Kind of agent for eastern coun­try (6)

15 Bay in which a rule is bro­ken by

a learner (6)

18 A long time after a pledged

con­tract for servi­tude (7) 20 Crime that makes the cleric

lose his head (5)

22 The ar­row in­di­cates the mine

en­trance (5)

23 See 6 Down

24 Pa­cific agree­ment (5,6)

DOWN

2 What re­mains of the fire at the end of three months (5)

3 Present va­ri­ety of old in­stru­ment (7)

4 Cries shock­ingly about fifty sur­vivals from the past (6)

5 Ore in­cluded in some tal­is­man (5)

6 & 23Ac. Not a sub­ject deal­ing with medic­i­nal reme­dies for ra­dioac­tiv­ity! (7,7)

7 Makes a mis­take about ve­hi­cle re­quired for old weapon (11)

8 Ranks in Amer­ica show­ing cer­e­mo­nial pomp (11)

14 Anne got the weight wrong (7)

16 Break any seal to sort out the com­po­nent parts (7)

17 Tyrant has a sup­ply base round the south (6) 19 Athe­nian ver­sion of ten (5)

21 Change a spell of work­ing (5)

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