CRYP­TIC CROSSWORD

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ACROSS

1. Look­ing for scraps? (11)

9. Army unit is also in­cluded in the plan (7) 10. Ideal group to play an eight­some reel? (5) 11. The more of them one has, the more one wants (5) 12. There’s no place for him (4,3) 13. A su­pe­rior suit (6) 15. Re­turns and surrenders (6) 18. Put in again (2-5) 20. Cheop’s age? (5) 22. Fast naval ships? (5) 23. Mu­sic mas­ter (7) 24. Eastern coun­try spy sell­ing land not his own (6,5)

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2. Don’t let peo­ple see there’s some­thing wrong (5) 3. Sets one’s sights higher and im­proves (5,2) 4. Cor­dial from Eal­ing (6) 5. Over­charges for chess­men (5)

6. It’s ex­pected to be un­af­fected (7)

7. He has no sav­ing graces (11) 8. How near David got to Go­liath? (6,5)

14. To economise is of no avail (7)

16. Ti­tanic de­stroyer (7)

17. I set my al­lot­ment to hin­der golfers (6)

19. A perk for the lesser-known ac­tor (5)

21. Many times from a num­ber (5)

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