DOU­BLE CROSS­WORD

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CRYPTIC CLUES:

Across

1. The girl felt un­well com­ing back ( 5)

4. Part of the sum­mer when peo­ple go grey­hound rac­ing? ( 7)

8. They once set the fash­ion for hur­ried ac­tiv­i­ties ( 7)

9. Not said to be one taken in by diplomacy ( 5) 10. Keep mum af­ter char­tered ac­coun­tant makes money ( 4) 11. Sport­ing way to risk a wet up­set! ( 5- 3)

13. Groups who wait, we hear, for shoot­ing- sticks ( 4)

14. Do the cater­ing, be­ing rec­om­pensed for ser­vices ( 4)

16. Dim piece could pro­duce wide­spread com­plaint ( 8)

17. One spot in front of the right kind of tree ( 4) 20. In paint­ing, ev­ery shade is re­quired ( 5)

21. Hav­ing ar­rived to put on the show ( 7)

22. Cel­e­brate nois­ily – King of France has rest dis­turbed ( 7) 23. Fud­dled spy is up­set with it ( 5)

Down

1. He deals with out­stand­ing peo­ple ( 4,9) 2. In­ven­to­ries of tour­na­ment venues ( 5)

3. Friend of Sarah de­cap­i­tated ( 4)

4. The un­der­world can pos­si­bly cause con­ster­na­tion ( 6)

5. Got to­gether to make the grade ( 8)

6. Charged the one who puts up some de­fence ( 7)

7. What the good- look­ing model is do­ing, be­ing in an ad­van­ta­geous po­si­tion ( 7,6)

12. In prin­ci­ple, the fel­lows make a place for multi- oc­cu­pa­tion ( 8) 13. In which I an­tic­i­pate you'll find the prod­uct of the Tus­can vine ( 7)

15. One who pinches a young child ( 6)

18. In a det­o­na­tor, high ex­plo­sive is not ex­pen­sive ( 5) 19. Ex­pe­ri­enced hat­ters use it ( 4)

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