CRYP­TIC CROSS­WORD

Hinckley Times - - WHAT’S ON -

ACROSS

1. It’s right for top ac­tor to join the di­rec­tors (9) 8. Strange ring worn by learned divine (3) 9. Ap­proach the lamp so as to be re­vealed (4,2,5) 11. Got out of the way with the­olo­gian com­ing round quite de­ceived (7) 12. Fre­quently mol­lify miss­ing skin­head (5) 13. Amused a fe­male who wasn’t nice to know (6) 15. Some of the side let ev­ery­body down - get rid of them! (6) 17. It takes a cool head and con­tin­u­ous pain to find a hid­ing-place (5) 18. Make a rip­ping re­moval (4,3) 20. Not well and in­clined to be not at all friendly (3-8) 22. Bill may take it as lovers do (3) 23. Fell back and re­ceived med­i­cal at­ten­tion again (9)

DOWN

2. Also in the di­rec­tion of noth­ing (3) 3. Re­strained Ed­ward the grad­u­ate (5) 4. Re­fer to ev­ery­body with due or­der (6) 5. Wild flower came up un­der an­i­mal (3,4) 6. Visit the grey­hound sta­dium and be ru­ined (2,2,3,4) 7. Mend a torn dec­o­ra­tion (9) 10. Curse the way men talk! (11) 11. Pop­u­lar govern­ment pro­duc­tion of funny com­edy about over­turned car (9) 14. All rest of stars in dis­tur­bance... (7) 16. ...re­stric­tions are pre­cisely de­fined in part (6) 19. The fruit of temp­ta­tion... (5) 21. ...by a woman the night be­fore (3)

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