CRYP­TIC CLUES

Evening Times - - PUZZLES -

Across

1. Great mad­ness? (11) 9. Rev­o­lu­tion­ary use of colour (3)

10. The best astron­omy stu­dent? (4,5)

11. Weight of one in a ve­hi­cle (5)

13. Oaf with­out help when knocked down (4,3)

14. Cock­ney fish go­ing wrong (6)

16. Prin­ci­pal fas­tener (6)

18. Cuts in two like wine in parts (7)

19. One in­volved in rows (5)

20. Not al­to­gether how an un­der­grad­u­ate works (2,1,6)

21. A num­ber from ‘EastEn­ders’ (3)

22. They com­pete with 7 down (6,5)

Down

2. Close re­sult (3) 3. Tessa’s come­back is no li­a­bil­ity (5)

4. There’s noth­ing to re­cover, ex­pressed in words (6) 5. Fur­nish with a soft tip (7) 6. I am punc­tual when tak­ing a turn at be­ing spon­ta­neous (9)

7. Mad about sport or sports equip­ment (7,4)

8. The rag trade or on which its prod­ucts are dis­played (7,4)

12. Un­usual show of tem­per mak­ing Penny black? (4,5)

15. Atomic rule can be bro­ken (7)

17. Takes over to spur us in some way (6)

19. Waves grow in size (5)

21. It may float, but it over­turns (3)

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