GI­ANT CROSSWORD

Evening Times - - THE WORLD TODAY -

ACROSS

9 In­tended to have one by me un­til then (8)

10 The pair over­stated (3)

11 Wear and tear, it might be (6) 12 Blue, be­fore be­ing in­car­cer­ated, on a feast (6)

13 Means the daugh­ter is into ten­nis play­ing (7)

14 Be­ing one of the fam­ily, is nat­u­rally up­set at first (4) 15 Don't be im­pa­tient. Am bring­ing soft toy (4,4,2)

17 How switches switch from time to time (3,3,2)

18 Plan be­fore­hand to do the or­ches­tra­tion (7)

19 Slump to which there is a story (4) 21 Round the cor­ner is heard to egg on (6)

24 To be en­joyed when one's fairly tired? (3,5,2,3,4)

27 Rest one's back, hav­ing a spe­cially de­signed seat (6)

29 A scrap from a let­ter (4) 30 Play­ing the cello, I'd make quite an im­pact on (7)

33 Not a true tot, any­how; just a high voice (8)

35 In menswear, is it sold for peanuts? (6,4)

36 Only man the guns com­ing back (4)

37 Is the fa­ther lim­ber but not ro­bust? (7)

38 Caught in their aw­ful clutches more than once (6)

40 The en­trance is left at the top of the al­ley (6)

41 Over a quar­ter are sin­gle (3) 42 Quite a while with the former (8)

DOWN

1 Wish­ing one hadn't sunk so low? (4,6)

2 Not now that "41" has caught cold (4)

3 Play­ing with and cheat­ing (8) 4 On the re­tir­ing editor, be­stows a beam of plea­sure (7)

5 Mat­ter of fact, it's grav­ity that pulls one so (4,2,5)

6 There's no hurry to get trousers for the pris­on­ers (4,2,4)

7 Twist mu­sic (6)

8 Pro­duce only when a Bea­tle en­ters (5,3)

10 Half the bat­tle is get­ting it the head­ing (5)

16 Again dares to up­set all of you (7) 20 Nearly hav­ing a fight (5)

22 At least four cars on the bor­der of the lake (7)

23 How hard it is to tempt some­one re­ally good? (5,2,1,3)

25 A smaller amount than any of the oth­ers? Cer­tainly not! (5,2,3) 26 Quite a lot of money earned for clear­ing lit­ter? (4,6) 28 Fight­ing lethargy? (8) 31 Get­ting ex­tra work again a while af­ter (8)

32 Holy smoke! (7)

34 With spec­ta­cles, sees (6) 35 En­ter­ing my­self, in a ter­ri­ble state (5)

39 Ned got trained by her, some­how (4)

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