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Across

1 Cold­ish (6)

4 Throws (6)

8 Un­wind (5)

9 High chest of draw­ers (7) 10 Tym­pa­num (7)

11 With ev­ery­thing in­cluded (3-2) 12 Kind of re­ces­sion where a brief re­cov­ery is fol­lowed by a fur­ther fall (6-3) 17 Long-dis­tance walker (5) 19 Self-con­tra­dic­tory state­ment (7) 21 Amaz­ing event (7)

22 Hard kind of stone — Welsh town on the Dee es­tu­ary (5) 23 Min­utes played in a foot­ball match (6)

24 Join­ing of busi­nesses (6)

Down

1 Firms op­er­at­ing to­gether, il­le­gally (6)

2 Badly brought up (3-4) 3 Egyp­tian city on the east bank of the Nile (5)

5 The Nether­lands (7) 6 Con­spir­ing group (5) 7 Maxim (6)

9 Kind of cin­e­matic tech­nique for show­ing a slow process at an ac­cel­er­ated pace (4-5) 13 Dutch city where peace treaties were signed to end the 1701-14 War of the Span­ish Suc­ces­sion (7) 14 Sweet (7)

15 Medicine man (6) 16 South-west English city (6) 18 Holy book of Is­lam (5)

20 Gun with a long bar­rel (5)

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