CRYP­TIC CLUES

The Press and Journal (Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire) - - PUZZLES -

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1 In­for­mal wear for drinks? (6) 5 Many have to re­quest dis­guise (4) 9 Laid down the law in Peru ledger (5) 10 Diana’s wrong to twist the facts (7) 11 Im­pli­cate boy who’s hug­ging rel­a­tive (7) 12 Up­right in­hab­i­tant of the rec­tory (5) 13 Got up and suf­fered (5) 15 Good beer poured out for diver (5) 20 Sur­pass former prison room, we hear (5) 22 Singer given con­ces­sion hur­ried round (7) 24 Choose to ter­mi­nate chop­per (7) 25 Strap for pooch fi­nally be­yond mead­ows (5) 26 We are heart­less – or used to be! (4) 27 Alien in­side more un­usual body from space (6)

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2 Some­what lethal, I but­tered fish (7) 3 Con­tact one in road ac­ci­dent (5) 4 Bur­den with joint of meat (6) 5 Eras­mus, oddly, is a ma­nip­u­la­tor (7) 6 Sound cer­tain it’s by the sea (5) 7 Shake­speare char­ac­ter re­ceives sig­nal, it’s said (5) 8 South­ern gallery, say (5) 14 Hol­i­day­ing sub­ject to per­mis­sion (2,5) 16 Con­grat­u­la­tions about com­mer­cial, bring­ing false courage (7) 17 Pales about big jumps (5) 18 See ‘Met’ performanc­e gain­ing re­spect (6) 19 Tick tea and cof­fee (5) 21 Mode of trans­port found in icy clear­ing (5) 23 Steer, one in small piece of land (5) YES­TER­DAY’S SO­LU­TIONS CRYP­TIC - ACROSS: 6 Abode 7 Diesel 9 Ravi­oli 10 Icier 11 Inns 13 Aun­tie 15 Farce 16 Nar­row 17 Ulna 20 Sedan 22 Knees-up 23 Amoral 24 Brave DOWN: 1 Sou­venir 2 Tenon 3 Ad-lib 4 Ret­inue 5 Deli 6 Adroit­ness 8 Free sam­ple 12 Law 13 Act 14 Tal­is­man 15 Foundry 18 Akela 19 Derby 21 Dame QUICK - ACROSS: 6 Pearl 7 Sor­row 9 Ob­serve 10 Crepe 11 Prop 13 Si­esta 15 Irate 16 Re­sent 17 Taxi 20 Taboo 22 Shackle 23 Olivia 24 Jerky DOWN: 1 Nau­seous 2 Flora 3 As­set 4 Brickie 5 Done 6 Pros­per­ity 8 Rel­a­tively 12 Art 13 Sty 14 Stark­ers 15 In­volve 18 Os­car 19 Banjo 21 Bold

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