THE ORIG­I­NAL SOUTH AFRICAN CRYP­TIC CROSSWORD

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Across

1 Chew on Mother’s spe­cial tea,

hid­ing ner­vous twitch (9) 6 Drive away re­turn­ing out­cast (5) 9 Dis­guised signs in death (7) 10 Car­i­ca­ture of Jumbo’s

de­par­ture (4-3)

11 Mean fish re­jects treat even (6) 12 Catch re­turn or one-way to

city (8)

14 Man­aged ul­ti­mately to find

money (4)

15 The buck stops fi­nally about mis­take, but they don’t pay (10)

18 I’m OK for fee charged for hot

drink ... (10)

20 Dress when re­turn­ing to holy

teach­ing (4)

23 I am next to the river camp,

with no power (8) 24 Provoca­tive move­ment is able

to over­power Gov­ern­ment (6) 26 New Age mak­ing place hot

amaz­ingly while time flies (7) 27 Nee­dle — hon­our Left at one’s

last re­port­back (7)

28 Goes down near­est and not

caught (5)

29 Re­peat­edly rue dig, sadly,

which is ex­pected (2,7) Down

1 Rom­mel sat dis­con­so­lately in

con­fu­sion (9)

2 Dis­heart­ened pet over­whelmed by scary noise from branch

(7) )

3 Shindig over bag’s colour (6) 4 Helps ser­vants re­ject ini­tial

ma­nip­u­la­tions (4)

5 Putting down the East af­ter the

UN strug­gles over Ar­ti­cle (10) 6 Talk Lego, in­ter­est­ingly, at

meeting (8)

7 Taunt fine in show (7)

8 Arm found in sack (5)

13 Novel Green Tooth showed the

way (10)

16 Spoke long ago about lo­cal

with right to sail (9)

17 Draws small boats

19 East­ern politi­cian has

de­cep­tively sly old uses (7) 21 I have pur­sued chief to li­brary

(7)

22 Good-for-noth­ing can spoil

your break­fast (3,3) 23 Stan­dard I had ex­pected af­ter

la­bo­ri­ous be­gin­nings (5) 25 Score over five but fluff our

catches (4)

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