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CRYPTIC CLUES Across

1. An­i­mal mak­ing an in­sect run off and get mar­ried (8) 5. In­for­ma­tion ob­tained thanks to the District At­tor­ney (4) 9. Cul­ti­vate a cash reg­is­ter (4)

10. Strong law is bro­ken in the be­gin­ning (8)

11. Puts up with the an­i­mals (5)

12. Granny ea­ger to pro­vide fab­ric (7)

13. They’re not par­tic­u­lar about what they sell (7,6)

18. Pos­si­bly re­lat­ing to the whole (8)

19. Just a tree out­side (4)

20. Act like a book­maker? (7)

21. The nau­ti­cal speed of gran­nies (5)

22. Al­ways right by the girl (4)

23. A small band or two al­lowed (8)

Down

2. Strange na­tive with East­ern in­no­cence (7) 3. In­crease the con­fu­sion in part of 13 across (7) 4. The tea planter’s shiny ma­te­rial (6,7)

6. His play won’t earn him money (7)

7. Turns up and lis­tens (7) 8. Plot to film mer­cury, for ex­am­ple (6)

13. Not much of a view! (7)

14. Dis­tin­guished but in­ept (7)

15. Get back in the shower for ex­am­ple (6)

16. The crime of a re­ceiver of stolen goods (7)

17. Let­ter pile set up (7)

QUICK CLUES

Across

1. De­spair (4,4)

5. Con­sumer (4)

9. Sur­ren­der (4)

10. Scrip­tural (8)

11. Mer­ri­ment (5)

12. Ca­lum­ni­ate (7)

13. Blame­wor­thy (13)

18. Care­less (8)

19. Hu­mour (4)

20. Mis­deed (7)

21. Crim­i­nal (5)

22. Un­in­ter­est­ing (4)

23. Grow (8)

Down

2. For­mer (3-4)

3. Voter (7)

4. Fu­til­ity (13)

6. Give in (7)

7. Ease (7)

8. In­vari­ably (6)

13. Re­ply (7)

14. Frolic­some (7)

15. Con­clu­sion (6)

16. Un­prin­ci­pled (7)

17. Ob­ser­va­tory (7)

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