Sunday Times

Ev­ery­one’s Cross­word

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ACROSS

3 Af­ter mid-af­ter­noon I am on edge (3)

9 In­side Dave pre­pared at­tack (6)

10 Bill on line and in agree­ment (6)

11 Henry tak­ing lit­tle time plac­ing a cross on the rab­bit (5)

12 Horse­man­ship of squire, I am sent all over the place (13)

13 Boz, I’m mov­ing ap­a­thetic per­son (5)

14 Throw out Pluto by ravine (8) 15 Brought a charge against champ, I’d with en­ergy re­peat­edly thrashed (9)

16 Partly stormy this fa­ble (4) 18 Add to­gether hun­dred leav­ing city in its en­tirety (8)

19 Elated over display (2, 3)

21 Last char­ac­ter in hav­ing smooched about chat­ted in a friendly way (9)

24 Ten chairs re­moved from chapels (9)

27 Sec­ond judge du­bi­ous (5) 28 Day­dream, look fixedly at gazetteer in­cluded (8)

30 Farm­yard shel­tered sol­diers (4)

32 Roll-on too darned awk­ward (9)

33 Ab­sen­tees are un­able to give their names in this (4-4) 35 A ship trans­ported cav­al­ry­man (5)

36 As it seems to be it is where the clock’s hands are (2, 3, 4, 2, 2)

37 Ray’s third let­ter (5) 38 Fish­er­man’s fish? (6)

39 Henry in river to breathe out (6)

40 Greek char­ac­ter spent day in the mire (3)

DOWN

1 Lack of fair­ness in the union (8) 2 Worth­less per­son should not be served at break­fast (3, 3) 3 Re­in­state­ment of zero al­lowance af­ter pause (11) 4 Ob­vi­ous list (8)

5 I can still ex­plode tiny amount (9)

6 An­gry scrap from ill-na­tured per­son (10)

7 Think­ing ill of one­self? (12) 8 Mes­sage with sting first might be go­ing round the field (6-4) 16 Lady get­ting right into man­u­script (3)

17 Where one feels re­laxed be­tween two houses? (4, 4, 4) 20 Cover be­came fixed when con­nected (11)

22 This is very easy for young ac­tor! (6, 4)

23 Get­ting on pub­lic trans­port from hos­pi­tal de­part­ment be­fore bad weather in mid­dle of night (10)

25 Timid at­tempt (3)

26 Where silt has been re­moved in the past (9)

29 Ear-shaped ar­mour ar­ranged pro­vided in­side! (8)

31 Hav­ing more than one part, it is ex­actly di­vis­i­ble by an­other (8)

34 Plants are forced un­der it (6)

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