SU­PER CRYP­TIC CROSS­WORD

Pretoria News - - THE X-FILES -

ACROSS

1 Leav­ing the in­stru­ment in a for­eign coun­try cer­tainly hurts (5,4) 8 Pas­sage from a funny text about a car race (7) 9 As­so­ci­a­tions through which the man caught a fever (7) 10 When there’s sun, mum has to cover up (7) 13 Did the fel­low do noth­ing to get back the in­stru­ment? (8) 14 Take in the money (4) 16 Away, but only on loan (3,7) 20 One can­dle can go out: it’s not be­ing utilised (4) 22 Crea­ture with, per­haps, a crest (4) 24 Ev­ery­where in ex­treme branches of the church (4,3,3) 28 I’d got her in­volved with Daniel (4) 29 The chap got wood from the tree (8) 31 Are very keen to get a fe­male cat (7) 34 But go off at last in the craft (3-4) 35 Give out again when you hold back (7) 36 As a tac­i­turn per­son would, if asked what “mi­cro­scopic” meant? (3,6)

DOWN

1 Giv­ing a per­for­mance one day for the king (7) 2 As op­posed to the wins at the out­skirts (7) 3 Out with a pal: out ex­er­cis­ing the dog (5) 4 Be­cause Si­las suc­cumbed to at­tacks (7) 5 Pos­si­bly flash­points (4) 6 When it’s time to go off, go quickly (4) 7 At the out­set, the lit­tle tips sur­prise one (7) 11 Mum and aunt trav­el­ling in Italy (6) 12 Warmed at the cen­tre, you ob­serve (4) 15 Bound to catch one man (4) 17 For lunchtime the day be­fore, was cooked (3) 18 Lot of money there is in car­pet­ing? (4) 19 Let the air out from well (6) 21 As mon­sieur said, “The third let­ter in lion” (3) 22 Stay to have a meal and a drink (7) 23 In get­ting a loan, he lost noth­ing (4) 25 Be­fore your cure, was well (7) 26 Find it’s a warn­ing to be care­ful (4,3) 27 Fight for the point Lester is out to get (7) 30 The singer it took 52 sol­diers to cap­ture (5) 32 The note is for you (4) 33 Be­moans the ways of Con­ti­nen­tals (4)

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