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1. Dis­gust­ing at­tack (9) 8. Tof­fee-nosed old boy

pur­sues two direc­tions (4) 9. Stud­ies var­i­ous di­ets it

was made up from (9) 11. Strange, our un­con­firmed

re­port (6)

12. In­vol­un­tary act may earn a

bless­ing (6)

13. Peer is head of French race city for the most part (8)

16. Hit on the fore­head to

in­tim­i­date (8)

20. Tai­lor-made bridge un­der which 25 Across passes (6)

21. The way to sing in Mario’s

op­eras (6)

23. Not go­ing to bed with

hor­ri­ble gutsy pain (7,2) 24. A lit­tle lower in the field (4) 25. Go on, idler, be­come a

boat­man (9)

DOWN

2. Strug­gle awk­wardly with

fish (8)

3. Bear­ing blos­som in spring (6) 4. Ac­count for the grow­ing ex­cite­ment felt as a cli­max is reached (8)

5. Take an ever-chang­ing

course (4)

6. Teach in class (6)

7. Fic­tional king com­ing from

Bor­neo (6)

10. One can­not fight it alone (4) 14. Wager that two boys were

dis­loyal (8)

15. Bats sure mud­dled, it is hard

to un­der­stand (8)

16. Turn­ing off a trunk route? (6) 17. Bird in or­a­to­rio Le­har

com­posed (6)

18. Deep-sound­ing fish (4)

19. Sen­sual red­head in the

water­way (6)

22. Ger­man hur­ried away from

Otranto (4)

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