Cryp­tic Cross­word

People (South Africa) - - Puzzles -

Across 1. Do wrong, in­sect! You’re so quixotic! (6) 5. Race about show­ing con­cern (4) 7. I get sore han­dling the wil­low (5) 8. It’s best at the Easter Pa­rade with tails (3,3) 9. From the cart to the auto he’s pow­er­ful when in charge of things (8) 10. Last to see the sun-god with a starry ef­fect (6) 13. She’ll put you in your place! (9) 17. We came to bring it as a sign of af­fec­tion (9) 22. He paces about try­ing to get away from it all (6) 24. When 100 get a diet of tin that’s some hap­pen­ing! (8) 25. Shirley goes to my head! (6) 26. Lie to a politi­cian with drive (5) 27. Es­cape only to em­ploy a day labourer (4) 28. Lis­ten to a way to join up (6) Down 1. When there’s anger on the set, try to alien­ate it (8) 2. The sailor be­gins to loathe it (5) 3. Last to find it adds it up (6) 4. Let it get lit up in a small way (6) 5. 100 cheer up in the nurs­ery (6) 6. Can­ter about and then re­tract it (6) 11. The last resting place of Tom Brown (4) 12. You are with the ex­drinkers, glow­ing (4) 14. Such horse­play causes torn cloth­ing (4) 15. Go at once to Rome to find one (4) 16. In­tended com­fort on gain­ing right of en­try? (8) 18. Adults are sure of a trick de­spite the ever-present threat (6) 19. Com­ing in putting on airs, old fruit? (6) 20. 100 go out on a spree with un­pleas­ant types, we hear (6) 21. An­noy them in the plant and you get stung (6) 23. You reach the acme at 50 in the desert (5)

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