GEN­ERAL CROSS­WORD

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Across

1. Be buoy­ant (5)

4. En­list into mil­i­tary ser­vice (6) 7. Small ho­tel (3)

8. A despot (6)

9. Re­laxed, free and easy (6) 10. Some­thing that hap­pens (8) 12. Dines (4)

13. Chas­tises (6)

15. Out­come (6)

16. Suf­fer pain or long­ing (4) 17. Puts on show (8)

19. Most del­i­cate (6)

20. Out of the coun­try (6)

22. Tree, Dutch dis­ease suf­ferer (3) 23. Leased (6)

24. Cop­pers (5)

Down

1. Early term for an air­craft (6,7)

2. Egg cells (3)

3. Ap­pel­la­tion of rank (5)

4. One who stirs things up (7) 5. Dis­tri­bu­tion (9)

6. Silk or linen fab­ric with del­i­cate flo­ral pat­tern (9,4)

11. Amount of in­crease to wage (9) 14. Calmed med­i­cally (7)

18. Bring foot forcibly down (5)

21. To swim in shoals (3)

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