30-MINUTE CRYP­TIC CROSS­WORD

Business Day - - THE BOTTOM LINE -

ACROSS 6 Smirks that could be made

to im­press (7)

7 Law­ful time, back in the

fifties (5)

9 Type of brush un­der­growth

(5)

10 Wild pur­suer of royal

dreams? (7)

12 Build­ing up afresh what’s

left be­fore for­mal talk (11) 14 Gift of 13 down? (7,4) 18 Spe­cial gifts of money (7) 19 A bad shot for a mus­ke­teer

(5)

21 His work is of­ten press­ing

(5)

22 Grow­ing source of food

and drink (7) DOWN 1 Syn­ony­mous with right?

Could be (5)

2 Smart ev­er­green (6) 3 High-class navy ves­sel (3) 4 A sorry state (6)

5 An of­fi­cer is over many a

sailor (7)

8 As­sign work to a writer (7) 11 Dif­fi­cul­ties of artists (7) 13 Fruit and nuts (7)

15 Odd vigil held by dis­traught

nun (6)

16 This idea will get you into no

trou­ble (6)

17 More than one bar­gains for on get­ting into pub­lic trans­port (5)

20 Not much to write down

(3)

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