CRYP­TIC CROSSWORD

Hinckley Times - - WHAT’S ON -

ACROSS

6. Sack and what may be put in it (7) 7. Strange evils and dis­guises (5) 9. A per­son who dis­cred­its an old woman (3) 10. Ten­dered – with or with­out its head (9) 12. It’s not a rigid rule (4,7) 15. A tai­lor may make his mark with it (6,5) 17. His speech is never straight­for­ward (9) 19. Happy to be back from Italy again (3) 21. Long time com­ing to the point (5) 22. He has to wait for his money (7)

DOWN

1. Not keen to be out­spo­ken (5) 2. Fin­ish within ten days (3) 3. A noble look (4) 4. Crossword ad­dicts should be used to such set­backs (9) 5. It means mu­si­cians are not to loi­ter in the bar (7) 8. A new com­bi­na­tion again (6) 11. Tell peo­ple you’ve had enough, then keep quiet (3,2,4) 13. Gave en­cores, nat­u­rally! (6) 14. Squan­der food? (7) 16. Com­pul­sory pre­mar­i­tal read­ing mat­ter (5) 18. They sound agree­able or­gans (4) 20. Might she grow on you? (3)

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