CRYP­TIC CROSSWORD

Khaleej Times - City Times - - HOME ENTERTAINM­ENT: 10 TV HIGHLIGHTS TODAY -

ACROSS

1 Doc­tor in ve­hi­cle ini­tially in­tended clean­ing cloth (7) 5 Doc­tor and the­olo­gian prob­ing dossier (6) 9 Own river steamships con­serv­ing en­ergy (7) 10 Late de­liv­er­ies at the Oval cor­rect (7) 11 Prompt Scouser ev­ery so of­ten (3) 12 On the way out, fish aroma fol­lows old boy (11) 13 It pro­tects plant in south or north (5) 14 Sort this out, re­tain­ing 50 pre­ferred can­di­dates (5,4) 16 Mérimée’s novel about son’s en­trance (9) 17 States­man, one as­so­ci­ated with Isle of Wight (5) 19 Golf club as­set dam­aged po­si­tion of con­troller (7,4) 22 Trendy name for bar (3) 23 An ex­tremely small amount with­drawn to de­fend new state (7) 24 Six left, con­ceal­ing group’s bit­ter crit­i­cism (7) 26 Gig­gle end­lessly suck­ing tea­spoon? Toddlers do it (6) 27 Fool tack­les high­est note as in­terim so­lu­tion (7)

DOWN

1 Hemim­ics shy jazz fan grip­ping pi­ano (7) 2 Full form of de­gree from jour­nal­ism school (6,2,7) 3 Port or whiskey (3) 4 Charges son oc­cu­py­ing more than one bed (5) 5 Rest­less in­fantry spot­ted at first in Cor­nish port (9) 6 A lign ban­dage (5) 7 Palace as­sis­tants win Italia de­sign trips (6-2-7) 8 Sus­pect texts go­ing round Euro­pean mu­sic group (6) 12 On one oc­ca­sion held head of un­usual cat (5) 14 Trim, hav­ing one pointy end and the other one blunt? (9) 15 In some parts of the coun­try, say, it isn’t a bad mark (5) 16 French lady in Mid­dle East stopped by first man (6) 18 Like safe mat, new, square, with no edge round it (7) 20 Can­cel revo­lu­tion­ary court de­mand (5) 21 First woman’s nurs­ing a han­gover? (5) 25 Cou­ple kept work­ing near the cen­tre (3)

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