Western Morning News

Cryptic crossword

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Across

4 Small but superior

meal (6)

7 As politely said to one you want to see the back of? (5,3)

8 Stages of various

shapes (6)

10 Speak harshly but in

great style (5) 13 Pronounced­ly feeble

for a time (4) 14 Napoleonic game resembling solitaire? (4)

15 Where to grow much

for many (4)

16 View you'll

understand (3)

17 One doggedly

wagged? (4)

19 Where a Dane would

seem out of place? (4) 21 Insurance, maybe - but

it's full of holes! (6,3) 23 Finish with a boy, but

not completely (4) 24 Plays a part in security, but needs to be soft (4)

26 He's beside himself when beaten! (3)

27 Cheese made a new way (4)

29 So as to show some enthusiasm (4)

32 The worst part is on top (4)

33 Did he come from Neath to hold rank in Scotland? (5)

34 Clownish supporters? (6)

35 Graham Greene's position in sport? (5,3)

36 Dirty and maggoty (6)

Down

1 Noise? There's plenty around the Nag's Head! (5)

2 Plagiarise tales? (5)

3 Released without charge (4)

4 Brilliant late meal with no apple-core! (5)

5 At best, it may help shade the eyes (4)

6 Team needing a bit of help to get level (6)

9 Her boy stood on the burning deck, Mrs! (6)

11 Line of argument? (3)

12 Apparently it'll add up to a half century (5)

13 Cross as Disney got with a bad actor (7)

15 Word of fierce reproof? (3)

16 Determined to take part in the match (3)

18 Only pretend to influence? (6)

20 Such charges go deep (5)

21 One man's name for a missile (3)

22 Plant that comes up in May (3)

23 A noisy nose? (6)

25 Enjoyable bit of lunch with a leader of fashion (3)

28 Study possibly in need of cleaning? (5)

30 Being wildly rash about finishing them, doesn't help (5)

31 Sensible sounding French cross-country runner (5)

32 A piece of cake? (4)

33 Go and act (4)

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