The People's Friend Special

Try our cryptic crossword

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ACROSS

7 Wandering man accepted deserter (7) 9 I speed, being angry (5)

10 Shoddy goods found in station (3) 11 Firmly settled ornamental bracket in the finish (9)

12 Cuts off part of farm produce (5)

14 Insult a female neck (7)

16 Song by the Beatles, so leave it alone! (3,2,2)

18 Provide what’s wanted in triplicate, religiousl­y (5)

19 As I glance about for painkiller (9) 20 Derek has a scarf (3)

21 A small section produces expert (5) 22 Technophob­e did damage inside instrument (7)

DOWN

1 Upright vicar let off (8)

2 Tailless creature with Our ‘Enry’s aftershave! (4)

3 Soaks the French leaving church towers (6)

4 Tear away – it’s not worth buying (3,3) 5 ITV thriller to put a stop to small Scottish farm (8)

6 Grass animals pulled up (4)

8 Price of ale sold around holiday destinatio­n (5,3,3)

13 Would tea possibly be banned? (8)

15 Aren’t the letters to disturb and menace? (8) 17 Garment close second (6)

18 Noisy little thing about to trap one hound (6) 19 A return of service from a distance (4)

20 Short, short cheese (4)

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