CLUES FOR CROSS­WORD NO. 1272

Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka) - - GAMES & CARTOONS -

Across

7 Large North Amer­i­can deer (6) 8 Fis­sure (6) 9 Not in favour of (an ac­tion or pro­posal etc.) (4) 10 Crime com­mit­ted in wartime;vi­o­la­tion of rules of war (3,5) 11 Po­lice­man (7) 13 Mind­less (5) 15 La­con­i­cally (5) 17 Look over care­fully (7) 20 Mon­u­ment (8) 21 Run or move very quickly or hastily (4) 23 Den­nis is oneCar­toon char­ac­ter (6) 24 Priest-doc­tor (6)

Down

1 Wish harm upon; in­voke evil upon (4) 2 Woman's very brief bathing suit (6) 3 Wed­nes­day (7) 4 Mod­er­ate yel­low- orange to orange colour (5) 5 Wardress in a prison (6) 6 Of or re­lat­ing to the prac­tice of aid­ing the mem­ory (8) 12 Feed some­one who will not or can­not eat (5-3) 14 Re­lease from a clasp (7) 16 Used as a wash­ing sponge or strainer (6) 18 Drug traf­ficker (6) 19 Ex­pe­ri­ences (5) 22 Hitch (4)

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