CRYP­TIC CROSS­WORD

Finweek English Edition - - On The Money - NO 720JD

ACROSS

1 Old doc­tor in the be­gin­ning (6)

4 See 9

9 & 4 Dick­ens story start­ing with cob­bling ri­valry

for a dragon­fly (6,7,6)

10 Crooned a tune in re­turn for a drink in Spain (7) 11 Old king in ear­lier trou­ble (5)

12 Like a birdie? Yes, but Scot starts with a five (5) 14 Si­lence means, "Right, be quiet" (5)

18 Play mono­to­mously from end to end in Amer­ica,

be­gin­ning in Maine (5)

19 Fan of mar­ried shenani­gans (7)

21 Selfish el­e­ment I put up with, by the sound

of it (13)

22 Fin­ish up with fruit (6)

23 Church­goer not first in prac­tice (6)

DOWN

1 Sort of strange or rum, even kitsch (6) 2 Can­did mes­sage in a bot­tle? (2,4,7) 3 Drone is empty at start of re­con­nais­sance (5) 5 Ha­rangue lis­tener at party (7) 6 Ex­er­cis­ing in limbo (5,1,7) 7 Ge­orge II has gone to mix drink (6) 8 He pro­duces com­mer­cials, first per­son in Ger­many to do so (5)

13 Not be wor­thy to be an of­fi­cer (7) 15 Terms you heard con­sti­tuted a poor bar­gain (6)

16 Has boy the right of pas­sage? (5) 17 De­ter­mined Down clue first (6)

20 I am in­creas­ingly into silk (5)

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