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WIN £500 No 17,055


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1 Made hop to firm with support for office equipment (11)

9 Noise or otherwise is a coastal feature (7)

10 Old friend retains habitual response regarding sight? (7) 11 Argument against fleece (3) 12 Mike cross about source of gossip has to move to another area (7) 13 Painter and composer overlookin­g a city circle (2,5) 14 Prince with prestigiou­s award for Englishman abroad (3)

15 Sleep in centre of city? That’s not appropriat­e (5) 17 Dependable heading off but out of practice (5) 18 Alarm created by policeman touring a province (5) 20 Largely inexpensiv­e move (5)

22 Annoy Irish bankers essentiall­y (3)

24 Retired priest in

vogue in channel (7)

25 Gathered lad with

Gene after work (7)

26 Line, we hear, in fish eggs (3) 27 A state in which one

records little? (7)

28 Journalist provided drinks accompanim­ent in building (7)

29 Important boxer, perhaps (11)


1 Mogul with hunch plans to change traditiona­l pub dish (10,5)

2 Paper in Tokyo might

be featured in this? (7)

3 Measure of weight previously about unionist (5)

4 Novel soon noted

alone (2,4,3)

5 Whole number in outskirts of Trieste followed by German (7)

6 Stickier contest devised for very clever person (6,9)

7 Work together with mate possibly in the lead (4,2)

8 Become visible in sides of gallery that’s dimly lit (6)

16 Whimsical artist enthralled by a rare piece on railway (9)

18 Find fault with select apartment when emptied (4,2)

19 Companion otherwise linked to a London football club (7)

21 Figure missing son in

good part of the day (7) 23 Child with longing recalled

some meat offal (6)

25 My tips for some fliers (5)

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