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Pretoria News - - THE X-FILES - CRYP­TIC

ACROSS

1 Small sil­ver sink (3) 3 Smarty pants uses cool head, crow­bar and jams (6,5)

9 Court of­fi­cial to take sick dur­ing fight (7) 10 Con­cen­trated hail in hol­low (7)

11 Make fun of macro as thor­oughly mi­cro (5)

12 Ran through and whirled away (6,3)

13 Runs down the lim­its of ethanol fuel (6)

14 Mu­si­cal performanc­e by tea breaks some com­puter’s mem­ory (8)

18 Of the stance taken after some Rus­sian moun­tains? (8)

20 Co-star played oth­ers in the cast (6)

23 Steps made care­lessly in the rushes (9)

25 Mid to low price ad­dress (5)

26 So, if fed freely it’s against the rules? (7) 27 Scur­ried around, bark­ing be­fore a daily fast (7)

28 See thorn for di­rec­tions on how to make it look smaller (11)

29 Nei­ther num­ber by right (3)

DOWN

1 Blub­ber and pureed scraps cleared the head (7,2)

2 Un­pleas­ant ex­pres­sion when I am in favour (7) 3 Mixed citron and wa­ter in French liqueur (9)

4 Labour cen­tre-left stronghold (6)

5 Mecca’s cen­tre aisle con­verted con­gre­ga­tion (8) 6 Roughly, one rock­ing the boat (5)

7 To roar out over yard is pub­lic speak­ing (7)

8 Flesh out a row of books (5)

15 Used charm on an on-air co-or­di­na­tor (9)

16 Chi­nese re­li­gious fes­ti­val is touch­ing funeral at heart (9)

17 City beach with one self (3,5)

19 Worker may very loudly burst into a fit of tears (7) 21 Bar­bar­ian be­headed scholar with­out even stop­ping (2,3,2) 22 An­i­ma­tion of a dif­fer­ent stripe (6)

23 Make lit­tle of wolf (5) 24 Cou­ples aban­doned Paris (5)

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