Cape Times

DOUBLE CROSSWORD

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CRYPTIC ACROSS

1 Mountain expert’s turn of phrase (6)

4 Poor Lee’s holding guide to sordidness (6)

9 Told to lay on garland (3)

10 Modern copy to beat wayward scoundrel (9)

11 Roast? I remove a Swiss dish (5)

12 Makes less broad using shaft held between poles (7)

14 Like two similar strikers (4,7)

17 Supervise love poetry, emotionall­y at first (7)

18 Five enter mucky hole, a dirty place (5)

20 Such a fan of a dentist! (9)

22 Oh, was heard when offered French water (3)

23 Enter building clutching upper-class serving dish (6)

24 Make fun, at end of feast, of crockery collection (3,3)

DOWN

1 Young Sally takes a railway wage (6)

2 Alters team turning o n time (5)

3 Soft items, minute pieces (9)

5 Endless fools are back for a card game (3)

6 Trendy as a priest not finishing poem (1,2,4)

7 Vessels taking numbers of sheep round river (5)

8 Impulsiven­ess at set point, any mistake? (11)

13 Chores are wretched for this runner (9)

15 Choose gold constituen­t (7)

16 Show off extremely frightful relative (6)

17 Finished on time, for all to see (5)

19 Regards struggle with cardinals (5)

21 Cut in taxes (3)

QUICK ACROSS

1 Duffel-coat fastener (6)

4 ___ down the hatches, storm warning (6)

9 Alias (inits) (3)

10 Police officer (9)

11 Sporting venue (5)

12 Lewd (7)

14 Winter birth sign (11)

17 Soiled (7)

18 Pelvic area (5)

20 Overthrow of a government (4,5)

22 Brand name of a range cooker (3)

23 Helm (6)

24 Bred from different species (6)

DOWN

1 Cuppa-making sachet (3,3)

2 Fruit of the vine (5)

3 Money-spinning (9)

5 Statute, law (3)

6 Striking artistic grouping (7)

7 Female relative (5)

8 Hapless (11)

13 Agile, brisk (9)

15 Augmentati­on (7)

16 Personal (6)

17 Of a film, in its original version (5)

19 Broadcasti­ng live (2,3)

21 Expected, scheduled (3)

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