SUPERQUICK CROSS­WORD 883

Cape Times - - METRO -

ACROSS

1 Doc­tor’s afraid of this nov­el­ist? (8,5)

8 Moves fast after drop down in poll-re­turns (7)

9 Leav­ing worker with­out check­ing (7)

11 Use­less show-case (6)

13 Make less smooth (8)

15 Un­pleas­ant fi­nal in­stal­ment of ‘Dy­nasty’ (5)

16 Novice with a de­pres­sion yet to be cleared-up (7)

18 A white horse-trainer? (7)

19 Ho­tel where you get the treat­ment (5)

21 Come back later at the end of the year - that’s an or­der (8) 23 Gold found in Crosby gen­er­at­ing lit­tle in­ter­est (6)

25 A dull turn-out, the boy hinted (7)

26 Roughly slit tie is cliquish (7)

28 Fly­ing – this wor­ries an avi­a­tion ex­pert (13)

DOWN

2 Sand and a lot of silt make up float­ing masses (7) 3 It’s sticky and sen­ti­men­tal (3)

4 Shows flair in prom­i­nent fea­ture (4)

5 Hon­ourable sea­man al­most lost at sea (5-5)

SuperQuick 883, 6 Ten­der present (5)

7 Has a smoke in the shel­ter of the fo­liage (7)

8 In­spired when told roughly (5,2,4)

10 Show no fear of war-ves­sel (11)

12 Herb is in a filthy mess (5)

14 Bribe I hes­i­tate to hand back up (4-6)

17 Boor­ish lout is in a way a hooli­gan (5)

18 Al­most back be­fore be­ing sick - I blame or­gan­isms (7) 20 Welsh­man mis­rep­re­sents pa­pers (7)

22 Pro­vide per­ma­nent in­come in 10 down (5)

24 Hems round net (4)

27 Ho­tel in the north (3)

SO­LU­TIONS TO 882:

Across: 1 Re­main­der. 8 Ex­press. 9 Der­went. 10 Dreamer. 13 Ev­i­dence. 14 Coot. 16 Sand-cas­tle . 20 Mete. 22 Plus. 24 Eques­trian. 28 Star. 29 Stresses. 31 Rus­tled. 34 Air­mail . 35 Car­toon. 36 En­treated.

Down: 1 Re­dress. 2 Mar­tian. 3 Irene. 4 De­tects. 5 Read. 6 Area. 7 Astride. 11 Re­cess. 12 Mite. 15 Omar. 17 Awl. 18 Dust. 19 Averse. 21 Tea. 22 Pa­trick. 23 Uses. 25 Ex­tract. 26 In­stant. 27 Nes­tled. 30 Eerie. 32 Tate. 33 Dane. NOTE: Please in­clude your postal ad­dress and con­tact num­ber with your en­try. SUPERQUICK 882 Win­ners: Gra­ham Nu­gent R100 – A Kadey, WJ Wol­hunter, S. Kin­ross R50

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