CRYPTIC

The Wharf - - Screen Break -

ACROSS

4. To which the key may be found in flight? (3-4) 8. To ride out to get news­pa­per boss (6) 9. Ver­sion of story may be ren­dered for pay­ment (7) 10. Cue pro­vided by a sling (6) 11. A road pro­vid­ing a meet­ing­place (6) 12. Does his mu­sic have a calm­ing in­flu­ence? (8) 18. Ob­ject used by golfer in den­ti­tion? (8) 20. Does he use swords for rail­ings? (6) 21. Predica­ment caused by be­ing pig­headed and un­der­weight (6) 22. Of­fend by be­ing an­grier than any­one else? (7) 23. Brides gather the bits and pieces (6) 24. Hide in south-east of is­land (7)

DOWN

1. Suf­fer­ing main stom­ach up­set? (7) 2. Im­por­tant match in­volv­ing lions, ele­phants, etc. (3,4) 3. State of coma? No? (6) 5. Hav­ing com­mand dur­ing the as­sault (2,6) 6. He’s enough to make one ill! (6) 7. Sara­cen sus­pected of hid­ing pop­u­la­tion count (6) 13. Cor­rect, Con­ser­va­tive group? (3,5) 14. Grad­ing stingy per­son (7) 15. Self-im­por­tant per­son is to get out (7) 16. Don’t ac­cept rub­bish (6) 17. Does he count the runs in twen­ties? (6) 19. He counts and re­counts (6)

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