SU­PER CRYP­TIC CROSS­WORD

Pretoria News - - THE X-FILES -

ACROSS

1 Given a ter­ri­ble scare, many would do so (6)

5 Off one scut­tled, to the po­lice (6)

8 Know­ing it’s a place in Herts (5)

9 Good heav­ens! In the red and more than ever be­fore! (6)

10 What was done with the suit (6)

11 Plants show­ing the English colours all about (5)

14 As you say, pas­sage di­rect (8)

16 As usual, hav­ing a woman on the side (6)

18 What “Gone With The Wind” must be! (5,10)

20 Is ob­vi­ously sur­prised by the way the an­i­mals turn tail (6)

22 What the green­gro­cer has in his clutches? (8)

25 The homes are on the left side (5)

27 Crit­i­cise, to a de­gree, the hat (6)

28 The in­vec­tive when I swop around! (6)

29 Only about five, if you work it out (5)

30 Can’t pos­si­bly hush it up about the kid­nap (6)

31 From the USSR, some­how, he smug­gled in films (6)

DOWN

1 Falls out and one throws it away (6)

2 The sweet­meat jar (4)

3 Crazy about a girl at work (8)

4 Hides, but doesn’t lie low? (5,2,3,5)

5 Work out in the grounds (6)

6 A to­ken cut (4)

7 He’s in the lead, about to turn (6) 12 Un­der­stands it’s the gun be­long­ing to the woman (7)

13 Talk of con­vert­ing the part let out af­ter­wards (7)

15 Cheat, which is a sur­pris­ing de­vel­op­ment (5)

17 Hear he cut and ran to the is­land (5) 19 Record the man tries to play (8)

20 Phases out the moulds (6)

21 Sen­sa­tion cre­ated by the wa­ter hit­ting you (6)

23 The build­ings we sited in the hills (6) 24 She doesn’t have a sou! (4)

26 Used to be a ho­tel and clean (4)

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