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CRYP­TIC CLUES ACROSS 1 MP tore about tem­po­rar­ily (3, 3) 4 Hear­ing South Amer­i­can coun­try’s study (6) 7 Just one part of day (4) 8 A won­der­ful pe­riod? (4, 4) 9 Let ev­ery­body with ring get mar­ried (7) 12 Part of hol­i­day cen­tre pleas­ing trav­eller (3) 14 Felt it could go on ahead (6) 15 Vi­tal­ity of a born light­weight (6) 16 De­cline to stamp (3) 18 Pro­mote progress (7) 22 A bit of a cry (8) 23 Sec­ond hand to be op­er­ated (4) 24 Mean to get tight (6) 25 1 in 4 is a man of the law (6) DOWN 1 Put on by 1 across news­man (9) 2 Func­tion­ing as a me­chanic (9) 3 Chap on leave bears fruit (5) 4 Small change made by writer to church (5) 5 Car jour­ney with dire re­sults maybe (4) 6 Fash­ion in a man­ner of speak­ing (5) 10 Heav­enly sign held in the bal­ance (5) 11 Flood for doc­tor to ac­knowl­edge (5) 12 Fell rac­ers com­ing in sec­ond (7-2) 13 … be­fore of­fer is made to im­poster (9) 17 Too fee­ble to turn from P1-10 (5) 19 Such work or play is dis­hon­ourable (5) 20 Grandma’s pic­nic bas­ket car­ry­ing jelly (5) 21 Rail­ways put on a north­ern break­fast food (4) COF­FEE TIME ACROSS 1 For the mo­ment (3, 3) 4 Read care­fully (6) 7 Level (4) 8 Just over a week (4, 4) 9 Sanc­tioned (7) 12 Res­i­dent the­atre com­pany (3) 14 Hat (6) 15 Re­bound (6) 16 Sub­side (3) 18 Put for­ward (7) 22 First sign of cry­ing (8) 23 Ex­ploited (4) 24 Close (6) 25 Metal (6) DOWN 1 Of­fered (9) 2 Fac­tory worker (9) 3 Trop­i­cal fruit (5) 4 Coins (5) 5 Go by bus (4) 6 Vogue (5) 10 Sign of the zo­diac (5) 11 Sub­merge (5) 12 Those fin­ish­ing next be­hind win­ners (7-2) 13 False claimant (9) 17 In­com­pe­tent (5) 19 Foul (5) 20 Savoury meat jelly (5) 21 Grain husks (4)

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