DOU­BLE CROSS­WORD

Evening Times - - PUZZLES -

CRYP­TIC CLUES Across

3. Stroll on which one could be caught nap­ping? (9) 8. A route from home (4) 9. Man­ag­ing di­rec­tor’s po­si­tion in the sea? (9)

10. Need­ing food, get ar­ti­cle out of the coun­try (6)

11. Game at­tempts to score? (5)

14. Cor­rect – about 100 want a cease­fire (5)

15. Not a fruit­less en­gage­ment? (4)

16. Draws the line at reg­u­la­tions? (5)

18. Ev­ery­body finds youth leader a friend (4)

20. Left back takes in noth­ing in scout group (5)

21. A long time for 19 to be without new leader (5)

24. An at­trac­tive thing, no doubt (6)

25. Sa­lu­ta­tion for an ex­pen­sive lady (4,5)

26. Go be­yond suc­cess in ex­am­i­na­tion (4)

27. The miser­li­ness of mi­nors’ pay (9)

Down

1. Fel­low not bare­headed, gets sun­burn in New York (9) 2. Fa­ther is com­pletely at home. How it hurts! (9)

4. Ro­man his­to­rian brought up in tiny vil­lage (4) 5. Mis­take al­most brings great fear (5)

6. About 500 courted where there are trees (6)

7. Just the bird for a prank! (4)

9. Re­quest to sup­ply re­li­gious or­gan­i­sa­tion (5)

11. Sto­ries of the first al­co­holic drinks (5)

12. Or also ban drink­ingspot (6,3)

13. Au­to­cratic rule makes side stomp out (9)

17. It gets let off en­er­get­i­cally (5)

19. Longs to take part and re­ally earn some­thing (6)

22. Prov­ince of Eire al­most (5)

23. Gam­ble on a let­ter from Greece (4)

24. Most im­por­tant stretch of wa­ter (4)

QUICK CLUES Across

3. Dare (9)

8. Larva (4)

9. Waver (9)

10. Sel­dom (6)

11. Yielded (5)

14. Worth (5)

15. Ex­pen­sive (4)

16. Pin­cers (5)

18. Dull sound (4)

20. Brit­tle (5)

21. Grass (5)

24. Air­borne (6)

25. Very pretty (9)

26. Homage (4)

27. Cor­rect­ness (9)

Down

1. Worsen (9)

2. Ar­gu­men­ta­tive (9)

4. Pious (4)

5. Profit (5)

6. Oozed (6)

7. En­trance (4)

9. Swift (5)

11. Kayak (5)

12. Rav­ing (9)

13. Dis­sem­i­nate (9)

17. Oar (5)

19. Sub­tract (6)

22. Gleam (5)

23. Sect (4)

24. Kitty (4)

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