Finweek English Edition

CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

NO 783JD

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ACROSS

1 It’s unreal - chef cooked no such thing! (1,4,5)

7 & 12 A right to take last month in style (3,4)

8 Look sickly, need to go off chicken (4,6)

11 Rock me on dust storm (8)

12 See 7

14 Cossack sailors (6)

15 Press activity (6)

17 Steady business up to last August (4)

18 Roughly back when star became an adventurer (8)

21 Experience­d emigrants? (5,5)

22 Exercise ring in the grass (3)

23 Lose one’s investment and feel sick about it? (5,1,4)

DOWN

1 “Elementary particles:” A talk about the speaking clock (10)

2 Privy to deter error correction (10)

3 Wandering in, get pay applying to Gypsies (8)

4 Smooth until Edward left, initially keen to separate (6)

5 Top vintage (4)

6 & 20 A fungus to keep you sober – nonsense! (3,3)

9 Brave not to cast it as characteri­stic if not true (3,7)

10 Given notice of upcoming ball? (10)

13 Hesitate to borrow further this year (3,3,2)

16 Lunatic thing to contemplat­e in the first place (6)

19 A pair re-entered for the walk (4)

20 See 6

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