SU­PER CRYP­TIC CROSS­WORD

Cape Argus - - LIFESTYLE -

ACROSS

1 One has to be quick to keep one’s ti­tle (4,4)

5 Floods mak­ing one head into the ship (6) 10 Blown off in a film (4,4,3,4)

11 In­cline to take a man on a shoot (7) 12 Isn’t forced to be such a fool (7)

13 Out of puff (8)

15 It’s not fash­ion­able to be seen in silk voile (5)

18 Lack­ing en­ergy to get dressed (5) 20 Son is spy out to get a gen­eral view (8) 23 In the end a char­ac­ter shows cun­ning (7)

25 Se­ri­ous as a Sterne novel can be (7) 26 In Hull see law­men drunk as an old lord (7,8)

27 Ten­der, rel­a­tively speak­ing (6) 28 Sug­gested the money-mak­ing player sat for a por­trait (8)

DOWN

1 A mem­ber took in the mes­sen­ger (6)

2 In France I could be a banker, per­haps (9) 3 Drove the pris­oner, now a bro­ken reed (7) 4 John’s not back­ing the Span­ish head (5) 6 Con­tin­ued the jour­ney, say, from town (7) 7 The City Ex­am­iner (5)

8 Pre­par­ing to mount (8)

9 Tol­er­ate wrong­do­ing when one acts as deputy (6,2)

14 See about a flower in the wind (8) 16 Quiet – not so much row at the front (9) 17 Re­in­forces at­tacks made over the marsh­lands (8)

19 In off-side po­si­tion, one may ar­gue (7) 21 Norm cut the veg­etable (7)

22 Pen was over-fash­ioned (6)

24 Comes close to dis­tract­ing saner char­ac­ters (5)

25 It may put you out to find the Queen out­side (5)

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