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THE ORIGINAL SOUTH AFRICAN CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

- JDE 302 by George Euvrard

Across

1 Throw around a primarily

poisonous young tree (7) 5 House rent spoiled by wasp (6) 8 Palaver about grim area/part (9) 9 Cook up the - eek! - rat regularly

(5)

11 Puke briefly on unknown grave

(5)

12 Recorded X after summons to

rise (7,2)

13 Mostly wall-hole? (3,2,3) 15 Label I attach around plant (6) 17 Right piece creates formula (6) 19 Clue: Number are born (10) at

home that regress (8) 22 Managing Director and worker alongside sensible East London satellite town (9)

23 Friend, I am first - leave (5) 24 Fixes digital parts (5) 25 Transport six deliveries to extremely desperate republic (4,5)

26 Think about a child (6)

27 Ape - seed evolution of great

depth (4-3)

Down

1 Shaman and Arab art redeem

human exhibit (5,8)

2 Dog follows glutton, getting top

treatment (7)

3 I count left-out country (5) 4 Travel and overdose with sick

benevolenc­e (8)

5 Skoffel out weeds and last blackjack that’s in little corner (6)

6 Trustworth­y and pure, working on

Board (9)

7 Endless outside vote is thrown

out (7)

10 Mountain worker protects area with love, bringing back a treasure from beginning to end (5,3,5)

14 They look after their own dagga,

I found, in hideouts (9)

16 Dive with Brer Foxy to bottom of

waterway (8)

18 Die gruesomely under

greenish-blue poison (7) 20 Commie MIG rescues trapped

political leavers (7)

21 Almost stumble upon prisoner

(bird) (6)

23 I rave about afternoon in South

Africa (5)

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