Crossword 3

Belfast Telegraph - - PUZZLES -

CRYPTIC CLUES Across

4. Fore­caster who needs to be given a hand (7)

8. Sounds like the chief Schu­bert works (6)

9. Su­per­fi­cial dis­play hold­ing the lot (7)

10. Win­dow-clean­ers (6)

11. This is ma­nip­u­lated to de­ter­mine the craft course (6)

12. Char­i­ta­ble sup­port with a cap­i­tal ‘S’, it’s said (8)

18. De­scrib­ing trunk route which af­fects the rail rate (8)

20. By the end of the concert, it could be clued as melo­di­ous (6) 21. Slug taken medic­i­nally (6) 22. In­cor­po­rated with some ad­just­ment in earn­ings (7)

23. De­ter­mine the limit of French penalty (6)

24. About var­i­ous clues he keeps to him­self (7)

Down 1. Mal­ice shown by un­favourable be­quest? (3-4)

2. Left be­yond the main har­bour (7)

3. Gra­da­tion marked by grad­u­a­tion! (6)

5. One who sticks to a fe­male in a de­pres­sion (8)

6. Com­plaint can pos­si­bly keep the young­ster in­side (6)

7. One who demon­strates bath­room equip­ment (6)

13. Moves out of the way when car tests go wrong (8)

14. One in dis­mal ar­range­ment can’t be found (7)

15. Not so in­clined to show adu­la­tion (7)

16. Fruity char­ac­ter in ‘A Mid­sum­mer Night’s Dream’ (6)

17. In which class dis­tinc­tion can’t be avoided (6)

19. The team ap­pears one by one (6)

QUICK CLUES

Across 4. In­tegrity (7) 8. Joy­ous (6) 9. Pun­ish­ment (7) 10. Sail (6)

11. Get (6)

12. List (8)

18. Rare (8)

20. Child (6)

21. Pale­ness (6) 22. Chas­ten (7) 23. Smudge (6) 24. Will­ingly (7)

Down 1. Un­clear (7) 2. Re­veal (7) 3. Dis­ser­ta­tion (6) 5. Or­a­tory (8) 6. Pul­chri­tude (6) 7. Alarm (6)

13. Hon­est (8) 14. Ri­val (7)

15. Law­less­ness (7) 16. Revenue (6) 17. De­sired (6) 19. Prophecy (6)

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