CRYP­TIC CROSS­WORD

Evening Times - - THE WORLD TODAY -

ACROSS

1 Back­wards word­play on groovy track – in­crease vol­ume! (4,2) 4 Fancy, peace­ful lo­ca­tion (4,4) 9 Po­litely re­quest strangely in­ac­tive ac­count to be deleted (6) 10 Taken aback, got at from Black For­est gateaux ru­ined by bend­ing ac­tions (8) 12 A Morse code con­ceal­ing Lib Dem es­tates (8) 13 Young man holds flower to Re­main (4,2) 15 Won’t work out of the coun­try (4) 16 Job I de­vel­oped with EU – alas France bot­tles it (10) 19/14 No fees here for nu­tri­tion­ist I’ve ar­ranged, with you con­tent to leave (10,7) 20 Like In­dia’s bor­ders, mak­ing a huge land area (4) 23 Plen­ti­ful sup­ply gained by break­ing the law (6) 25 Swiss cheese, crack­ers store­man cre­ated (8) 27 See 29 28 Crum­pled coat in case (6) 29/27/7 Rev­o­lu­tion­ary Cata­lans try this op­tion – be­com­ing pro­po­nents of in­de­pen­dence (8,8,5) 30 Spain no longer as­so­ci­ated with reck­less spon­tane­ity? Hold your horses! (3,3)

DOWN

1 Clear in­tent to ob­tain WMD (7) 2 Kiwi raver built wa­ter­course with Os­car-win­ning spanner (5,4) 3 Nu­dity, drunk and dis­or­derly (6) 5 Reg­u­larly read so­cially, a bit crude, per­haps (4) 6 Num­ber one duty at rais­ing in­vol­un­tary levies (8) 7 See 29 Across 8 Berg­amot is an es­sen­tial in­gre­di­ent for herbal teas (7) 11 Eminem’s broad­cast is stu­pen­dous (7) 14 See 19 Across 17 Last ves­tige of pride in most of coun­try over heart­less Tory pol­icy (9) 18 Con­stituency de­feat for off­shore swim­mer (3,5) 19 Pays out funds af­ter the first round vic­tory (7) 21 What 29Ac 27Ac 7Dn is re­gard­ing 1Dn and 17Dn – a gin cock­tail, in a way (7) 22 Ex­tremely scary – chop, chop!, like Jack Tor­rance in The Shin­ing (6) 24 In­clined to­wards mashed potato for the most part (3,2) 26 Ro­mans tak­ing no non­sense. ven­er­ated him (4)

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