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Across

4. Do an­noy about

12 (7)

8. Stress star in

trou­ble (6)

9. With­draw from con­test be­cause of ir­ri­ta­tion? (7)

10. Egg on when vis­i­ble,

we hear (6)

11. Suave egghead from

town (6)

12. I am the gate­man - I buy things di­rect from abroad (8)

18. Re­quest cer­tain to make for en­joy­ment (8)

20. In­jury puts years on

mother an­i­mal (6)

21. Pretty tri­fle makes

grad­u­ate turn blue (6) 22. Try out poor tea with

a will (7)

23. Closed book again held in re­li­gious group (6)

24. Floors rosy set (7)

Down

1. Al­most hav­ing high hopes of pain re­liever (7)

2. Mus­cle used by church in ex­cur­sions (7) 3. Screen is tri­fle out (6) 5. Go­ing the right way when re­ceiv­ing tu­ition? (2,6)

6. Bar­ney close at

hand (6)

7. Stress, in a man­ner of

speak­ing (6)

13. After record­ings, at­tempt wo­ven work (8)

14. Bib­li­cal re­movers of

sen­sa­tion? (7)

15. Sin­gu­lar 14 is in ef­fect ruth­less, even tyran­ni­cal (7)

16. It’s clear fa­ther needs

camp­ing gear (6)

17. Hes­i­tate to make the

fat­head change (6)

19. Ut­terly stuns be­cause gets round labyrinth (6)

Down

1. Hu­mil­i­ate (7) 2. Ev­er­last­ing (7) 3. Fa­cade (6) 5. Jour­nal­ist (8) 6. Com­pan­ion­able (6) 7. Hap­pily (6)

13. Fore­bear (8)

14. Ex­trem­ist (7)

15. Green (7)

16. With­draw (6)

17. Wavelet (6)

19. Mo­tive (6)

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