Western Morning News

Cryptic crossword

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Across

3 Mistakes by sleepy headed mouthpiece­s (5) 8 Directoria­l meals? (5) 10 Keeps on about an explosive piece of shrapnel! (5)

11 A question of world

health (3)

12 The doctor's a bit of a fool to enthuse unduly (5)

13 Decreed

dramatical­ly? (7)

15 In sport, it's no long

shot (5)

18 Prepared to be sought,

perhaps (3)

19 A unit's crafty contributi­on in space (6)

21 Strips off for an

exposure (7) 22 Departure from a line

in the reduced text (4) 23 Haul back out of the

garden (4)

24 Men take time to get households establishe­d (7)

26 Saint due to be

hidden (6)

29 Has she vowed not to

take orders? (3) 31 Giant canned potato

centre (5)

32 Passes over wild

regions (7)

34 Search and rob of a

weapon (5)

35 Beat, but less than

instantly (3)

36 River providing one with a unit of electricit­y (5)

37 Such charges may disturb submariner­s (5) 38 Wound a hotheaded

wild lass (5)

Down

1 There's many a snowstorm at

Epsom! (5)

2 Form of needlework one may get hooked on? (7)

4 Aristocrat with no right to be terribly old (4)

5 Pictures taken

lightly (6)

6 Food for a chap going

to South Africa (5)

7 To drop an apple core in the dirt would do it no good! (5) 9 An exclamatio­n from

Sir Galahad (3) 12 Worked out the figures about mid-January indeed! (7)

14 An element of

distinctio­n (3) 16 Sounds vibrantly

happy (5)

17 Equine refusal? (5) 19 Confusion gives me a

new angle (7) 20 Robbery by some

atheists (5)

21 One knocked out with

a club? (5)

23 Meant being robbed

of fame? (7)

24 Badly lame in

serving (6)

25 A piece of string,

unfortunat­ely (3) 27 Athenian's way of

working in metal (5) 28 Oliver Cromwell's

unbeauty spots? (5) 30 Being short, they're in

urgent supply (5) 32 Their effect is simply

sickening (4)

33 One beaten by an

American criminal? (3)

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