Weekend Argus (Saturday Edition)

DOUBLE CROSSWORD

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CRYPTIC CLUES ACROSS 7

Many move up, being bright (6)

To raid in a skillful way (6)

Fix the score to suit the players (7)

Open tarts, perhaps (5)

Fish tea for soldiers (4) He sums up an unpleasant creature (5)

Fetch a note round (5)

Two notes to measure (4) Tracks people's ancestries? 8 10

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Make progress on borrowed money (7)

Upset, yet has new understand­ing (6)

One is sorry to do it (6)

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Improvised score? (7)

Learn to tell rumours? (7) A writer on New York currency (5)

A long wandering tale (7) Classical type (5)

Situation report (5)

Make a loan that should show interest (4,2,3)

How the iron was put into service? (7)

Hero-worshipper (7)

Indeed a cancelled service should be (7)

Cheeky display of embarrassm­ent (5)

Where a washer is always available (2,3)

All taken apart (5)

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Only just (6) Succeed (6) Qualified (7) Sum (5) Necessity (4) Let in (5) Couple (5) Spoken (4) Bequeath (5) Effective (7) Convincing (6) Receive (6)

Slack. Adage. Teach. Flighty. Arbiter. Drawing. Mendacity. Swell. Elite. Contain. Globe. Trapper. Abscond. Accept. Cogent. Telling. Endow.

Oral. Brace. Admit. Need. Total.

Capable. Follow. Barely.

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Decamp (7) Hunter (7) Sphere (5) Include (7) The best (5) Distend (5) Lying (9) Sketch (7) Umpire (7) Fickle (7) Instruct (5) Proverb (5) Loose (5)

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