CRYP­TIC CROSS­WORD

Coventry Telegraph - - Puzzles & Stars -

ACROSS

1. Some­thing that is nat­u­rally hard to play for a dance (8) 5. Weapon in­volv­ing risk (4) 9. End pe­riod (4) 10. Com­pro­mise and put a stop to bad tem­per (8) 11. Presents one’s nat­u­ral tal­ents (5) 12. The eas­i­est dance to learn? (3-4) 13. Ter­ri­ble con­di­tion bad wiring is in? (8,5) 18. Skill shown when skill is added to ef­fort (8) 19. Shut up and write a let­ter (4) 20. Go on! Take le­gal ac­tion! (7) 21. Not much can be seen in the street (5) 22. He ruled in one Ro­man Era (4) 23. Un­easy when lack­ing sup­port (8)

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2. Bird with no head for dan­ger? (7) 3. Rel­a­tively favourable (7) 4. Two card-games one may come across (7,6) 6. A wet race-meet­ing (7) 7. Weight on one’s con­science? (7) 8. Pet shows anx­i­ety when on a ship (6) 13. Give some point to some­thing (7) 14. Open exit (7) 15. Lot of Arabs (6) 16. Cur­rent op­ti­cal dis­or­der (7) 17. Num­ber of work­ers that pay rent (7)

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