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Khaleej Times - City Times - - H OME ENTERTAINMENT: 10 TV HIGHLIGHTS TODAY -

ACROSS

1 Proof eastern study in im­moral­ity (8)

5 Im­pul­sive sort re­ject­ing VIP

break­fast (6)

9 Land chop­per here in other com­pound skirt­ing bor­der (8)

10 Old writer’s copy found in

Kent per­haps (6)

12 Po­lice­man seizes first of rye

har­vest (4)

13 Great fun work­ing in heart of

Hull but thank­less (10)

15 Party game maybe Oliver

su­per­vises (7,6)

19 Tense pre­dic­tion by op­ti­mistic for­tuneteller? (6,7)

23 Pour out a port from Amer­ica

that’s price­less (10)

25 Dis­tinc­tive char­ac­ter in

restau­rant (4)

28 In­de­pen­dent com­pany turns

into do-ity­our­self folly (6)

29 In­fi­delity that vi­o­lates real

duty (8)

30 To some de­gree pre­vent silly

con­tests (6)

31 A cou­ple of pages con­clude

ninth sup­ple­ment (8)

DOWN

1 English start to col­lab­o­rate in

this study of moral­ity (6)

2 Group of school­girls head­ing

north for abode there (5)

3 Catch sight of Euro­pean mole

(4)

4 Con­stant num­ber in col­lege

choir need­ing train­ing (7)

6 Univer­sity fa­natic re­tains

chap­ter un­ex­pur­gated (5)

7 Miser in Flor­ida broke lim­its

(9)

8 Paint rosy pic­ture of ladies

danc­ing in cen­tre of Kiev (8)

11 Doctor al­ways con­trols ex­am­i­na­tion (4)

14 Alexan­der was this sailor

hug­ging son (4)

15 Michael keeps ro­bot pre­pared for trans­port (9)

16 Copy pri­mate (3)

17 Pay at­ten­tion to direc­tor in

Glas­gow, say (4)

18 Levi suf­fers a bit when climb­ing un­re­strained (8)

20 Duo broad­cast un­der pres­sure (4)

21 Re­view more costly ar­ti­cle in

mag­a­zine first (7)

22 Cat pos­sesses a rare or­gan

for pro­duc­ing sound (6)

24 Where ladies dis­play hats

and elab­o­rate coats (5)

26 Classy writer be­gin­ning to

de­scribe tip . . . (5)

27 . . . tip like this? (4)

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