DOU­BLE CROSSWORD

Pretoria News - - THE X-FILES -

CRYP­TIC ACROSS

1 See fit to chew cud and de­flower (6)

4 Har­lot us­ing small brass in­stru­ment (8)

10 Cas­cade after smash­ing through par­ti­tion (9)

11 Get on to­gether in a small pea-green ves­sel (5) 12 Fig­ured on red­neck com­mu­nity hold­ing ball (8) 14 Stom­ach com­press (6) 16 Eight do bat­tle with at­ti­tude and fin­ish the fight (2,3,8)

19 Penny-pinch­ing prison style did me wrong (6-3-4) 21 Foreign aid go­ing into strange med­i­cal iso­tope (6) 22 Ad­dress one phoned to be put in the shade (8) 25 Fool to un­cover re­vised edi­tion (5)

26 Dis­play in work places, etc (9)

28 Is be­hind close treat­ment of roses (8) 29 Dance and ex­er­cise on time (6)

DOWN

1 Know­ing one was car­ry­ing jug of waste mat­ter (8)

2 and 27-down Ex­tremely techno­pho­bic to go into the fate of in­ter­net busi­ness (3,3)

3 Or­ganic pro­duce dumped in load­ing (5)

5 Sound the death knell for high­way tax (4)

6 Shot­gun nailed on the fence (9)

7 Hang­ing on for ev­ery dis­en­gage­ment (11) 8 Con­tract with ef­fort to hold down food (6) 9 Re­tail­ers proved the op­po­site of the early bird (4,5)

13 Did a hair­dresser’s job, per­haps as al­ready de­cided (3,3,5)

15 As tart flashed jewel at trick (9)

17 Come across two bridge hands on the ta­ble (9) 18 With re­spect, al­ways in­cluded in the ten­ant’s pay­ment (8)

20 Ex­changes in­sure they have a bear­ish qual­ity (6) 23 Runs after work­ing late shift (5)

24 Key in a chamois leather case (4)

27 See 2-down

QUICK ACROSS

1 Nurse at the breast (6) 4 Gor­bachev’s pol­icy of open­ness (8)

10 In­fa­mous (9) 11 List­less­ness from lack of ac­tiv­ity (5)

12 For­mal eti­quette re­quired on state oc­ca­sions (8) 14 As­sumes, takes up (6) 16 Tri­fling (13)

19 Band formed by Keith Richards and Mick Jag­ger (7,6) 21 Ac­tor-turned-Amer­i­can pres­i­dent (6)

22 Very hot chilli (8) 25 De­vice for lift­ing heavy ob­jects (5)

26 Groups of lis­ten­ers (9) 28 Irk­some (8)

29 Maiden (6)

DOWN

1 Sum­mary (8)

2 Sever (3)

3 In mu­sic, slowly and broadly (5)

5 Beat with a whip (4) 6 Stal­wart, staunch (9) 7 Un­lim­ited power (11) 8 Crav­ing for wa­ter (6) 9 Sleep-in­duc­ing (9) 13 Re­mark (11)

15 River on the US-Mex­ico border (3,6)

17 Cour­tesy to­wards women (9)

18 Betroth­ment (8)

20 The supreme be­ing in Hin­duism (6)

23 Sports sta­dium (5) 24 Young deer (4)

27 Va­ri­ety of let­tuce (3)

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