DAILY MAIL CROSS­WORD

Daily Mail - - Coffee Break -

ACROSS

1 Spoil large town, one in Wilt­shire (11) 9 A Parisian bloke stocks top-class oint­ment (7) 10 Key­board piece played stac­cato, with­out in­tro­duc­tion (7) 11 Weed phloxes at reg­u­lar in­ter­vals (3) 12 Shep­herd lies by river in spare time (7) 13 Egg pro­duc­ers look sullen, re­ally gut­ted about pound (7) 14 Lament cy­cle tracks (3) 15 Strange floor on fine bow of yacht (5) 17 Keep­ing ac­tive, reach is­land (part of one ac­tu­ally) (5) 18 Box of­fice star re­turned gra­tu­ity (5) 20 Pas­sen­ger ac­cepts con­stant sham­bles (5) 22 Briefly think about cal­cu­la­tion (3) 24 Not much work over in the Span­ish firm for artist (2,5) 25 Ini­tially trees are block­ing am­a­teur races (2,5) 26 Peo­ple go there and see noth­ing (3) 27 Boy re­ceives a medal, not a pleas­ant type (2-3-2) 28 Meet rad­i­cal new union de­fend­ing East End (3,4) 29 Ex­cel­lent drink with rel­a­tive about to be sent back (11)

DOWN

1 Film­ing, say, gangs ri­ot­ing needs hand­held lens (10,5) 2 Deer broke out, run­ning round Univer­sity Col­lege (7) 3 Clean black ar­ti­cles (5) 4 He’s charged tax, hav­ing ru­ined a spare tyre son left (9) 5 On strike in a French church? That’s dis­re­spect­ful (7) 6 Take this out to cure anorexic? Sure can, oddly (6,9) 7 Peo­ple start to play one in ex­otic club (6) 8 Odd pair case walls of pri­ory for an­cient doc­u­ments (6) 16 Slightly un­well, some­what blue? (3-6) 18 Book hol­i­day to ac­com­mo­date a milk sup­plier (6) 19 Two drinks, one tipped into the other, go faster (5,2) 21 Euro­pean fe­males tar­get one re­spected Arab (7) 23 De­fence min­istry de­fends the wrong strat­egy (6) 25 Oc­ca­sion­ally savour steak that’s full of blood (5)

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