Khaleej Times - City Times

Yesterday’s solution

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ACROSS:

1 Brutal. 4 Bevel.

7 Discordant. 8 Room. 9 Sober. 11 Western. 13 Nostril. 15 Balsa. 17 Gems. 18 Blackberry. 20 Eddie. 21 Emblem.

DOWN:

Dorsal.

10 Barley. 12 Nowhere. 14 Lissom. 15 Bible. 16 Ankle. 17 Grab. 19

And.

ACROSS

1 Barrow. 2 Trim. 3 Lectern. 4 Burns. 5 Via. 6 Later. 7 1 Mike seems to be avoiding a

group of plotters (7)

5 Gold couple’s live in help (2,4)

9 Jelly can be exhilarati­ng if

top’s left until last (7)

10 Tea and chat disturbed

embassy employee (7)

11 Shade odd parts of house (3)

12 Clean church inspiring

Tracey’s prestige (3-8)

13 View men leaving block of

flats (5)

14 Find record surplus by end

of May (9)

16 Secure lights for uncultivat­ed countrysid­e (9)

17 Good time to adopt polite

measure (5)

19 Help county surgery (11)

22 Coin a phrase describing

pile (3)

23 Warning signal when crossing road (7)

24 Do states back leaderless

post? (7)

26 Shock during American

policy reversals (1-5)

27 Rose may climb over this

river in Brief Lives (7)

DOWN

1 The Magi amazingly becomes

a blockbuste­r (7)

2 Boney student friend takes a long time to record one street (15)

3 Regularly travel northwards

to dine (3)

4 Char or stunted bass perhaps

(5)

5 Those raising concern in letter before member added to rolls (9)

6 Nearly clear plate (5)

7 Minor Latin icons arranged to overwhelm ailing queen (15)

8 Shout to obtain jellied eel

and vegetable (6)

12 Part of blossom, soft, delayed coming up (5)

14 Working clothes universal

among grandees abroad (9)

15 German appears in Algerian

port publicatio­n (5)

16 Colourful birds mother

makes sound of crow (6)

18 Tsarina starts to entertain

many journalist­s (7)

20 Take part in European

Theatre Royal (5)

21 Elected group’s leaflet delivered with magazine (5)

25 Opponents of revolution­ary

English (3)

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