GI­ANT CROSS­WORD

Evening Times - - NEWS -

ACROSS

9 Be peeved when the eels are put in the van (4,4) 10 Would you be sorry to find it in your gar­den? (3) 11 The cock­ney was sick and the weather was win­try (6) 12 Marks it "Col­lec­tors' items" (6) 13 What started the fire at sea? (7) 14 Puts the pho­netic pronunciat­ion of "idle" (4) 15 Be pa­tient and share my bur­den (4,4,2) 17 All, I bet, very wor­ried (5,3) 18 Toyed with or suc­cumbed to the temp­ta­tion to swin­dle (7) 19 On the roads does it cut in, half the time? (4) 21 Moves in with the chest, tak­ing a lit­tle time off (6) 24 Came up to scratch as a rounds­man? (9,3,5) 27 Drink af­ter drink (6) 29 Some­one draw­ing rank (4) 30 Came blithely in like a breath of fresh air? (7) 33 Un­hap­pily, there's lit­tle in do-ity­our­self (8) 35 To start with, re­gard as a duty (5,5) 36 Drink and get fired (4) 37 Hav­ing putted round again, reached greater heights (7) 38 Yell des­per­ately on be­ing locked in­side, des­o­late (6) 40 Show al­ways to back a cer­tain num­ber (6) 41 In prac­tice, Rod came round and wak­ened one up (3) 42 To put it briefly, not for the stupid (8)

DOWN

1 A break for the oth­ers, full stop (4,6) 2 The best tree in the or­chard (4) 3 Plan to be used with the per­son I have bro­ken with (8) 4 Why so ter­ri­bly late com­ing in? That's rich! (7) 5 Sud­denly be­lieve --- you will get out of the tun­nel? (3,3,5) 6 Cut­ting it down to the one word "fat" (10) 7 Put in the wrong place and lose? (6) 8 Gos­samer thin? Ex­cel­lent (4,4) 10 Scamp is un­like the oth­ers of his breed (5) 16 An­noys one day af­ter day go­ing through the ques­tions (7) 20 Go off and leave you thor­oughly con­fused (5) 22 From the new char poor Leo caught the dis­ease (7) 23 Rot­ten in the role of the good-look­ing bad­die? (6,5) 25 How much is known about the mys­te­ri­ous minia­ture? (4,6) 26 Sur­prised by there not be­ing an ad­dress? (10) 28 In­crease the num­ber the bird is car­ry­ing (8) 31 How good, but rather fright­en­ing, the story was? (8) 32 Make for, hav­ing mis­cued (7) 34 An af­fair that does have im­por­tance (6) 35 One of the ser­vices might (5) 39 Want to re­turn home, hav­ing the key to get in (4)

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