CRYP­TIC CROSS­WORD

Hinckley Times - - WHAT’S ON -

ACROSS

1. I went to the match in­stead of mother. Was it scratched? (4) 3. Be a crooked ven­dor. Could you stoop to it? (4,4) 9. Bound to crush a miss­ing head (7) 10. Piece of peel (5) 11. Mourn head­less na­tions au­di­bly (12) 13. Mainly level side (6) 15. Bend­ing fac­tory. I’m in it (6) 17. Five hun­dred and one point east and eat mix­ture to con­fuse (12) 20. Heir to head of throne shows own­er­ship (5) 21. Ran up to row south and ended in straits (7) 22. Paste tin in or­der to be­come suf­fer­ers (8) 23. Breeder kicks the dust (4)

DOWN

1. In chief, an omis­sion the ed­i­tor abused (8) 2. Magic cham­pion. Pick up your gun (5) 4. Ap­par­ently where to find the win­ning post and lay on charm (6) 5. Cyril’s paid in strict or­der (12) 6. Eve be­ing top­less ran an ad­ver­tise­ment up for the gallery (7) 7. The epi­taph on grave’s end is mel­low (4) 8. Switch cash on the field (6,6) 12. Tan­gled dress set is em­pha­sised (8) 14. Ur­gent way out in­side knowl­edge (7) 16. Bird has per­mit – about trav­ellers rest (6) 18. End­less bit­ter fruit. A short dis­tance on high (5) 19. Ves­sels up­turned. The sign of ar­rest (4)

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