DOU­BLE CROSS­WORD

The Scotsman - - Weekend Puzzler -

CRYP­TIC CLUES:

Across

1. The grounds of Che­quers in the late fifties? (6,2,4) 7. Jumped up and broke a plate (5) 8. Posh peo­ple might travel in this sub­ma­rine (1-4) 9. Car crash on the curve (3) 10. Pre­serve armed Amal fighters (9) 11. Some­how agrees to lu­bri­cate (6) 12. Un­suit­able per­son has a fist­fight on the mo­tor­way (6) 15. No­tice Lou's new art of pub­lic speak­ing (9) 17. Where a con­duc­tor sells the tick­ets (3) 18. Do ten char­ac­ters be­come fa­mous? (5) 19. Edgar's ter­ri­ble mark for school­work (5) 21. Sounds like a Ger­man song­smith is em­ployed by the pa­per (6,6)

Down

1. An au­thor – he rang me up in a ter­ri­ble rage (6,6) 2. Queen for a long pe­riod of time (3) 3. Protest over court pro­ceed­ings at the start of the year (6) 4. Auc­tioned off train­ing (9) 5. Stum­bling over a town in Por­tu­gal (5) 6. A hood started to shake, be­ing very un­well (2,6,4) 7. Cruel re­dis­tri­bu­tion of wealth (5) 10. I.e. digs mud up, be­ing fool­ish (9) 13. A brief change of ma­te­rial (5) 14. Vo­cal­ist reigns badly (6) 16. The new route is im­proper (5) 20. The tune of Clair de Lune (3)

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