Western Morning News

The Brain Teaser

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ACROSS

1. Dismisses as “snags” (7) 5. Is boring and gives one the creeps, anyway (7) 9. Be told there's a spare right inside (5) 10. Having to do with and thinking highly of (9) 11. Educe it's left here for Monsieur and taken round for him (6) 12. Cap to wear with the birthday suit, say (8) 14. Are running in the race? That's something to look forward to (5) 15. Have delusions. It's these gins that have been tampered with (3,6) 18. Strip or just take off the outer garment (9) 20. Nickname of the girl who captured the king? (5) 22. Very good, indeed, when you stand up for (8) 24. Doesn't agree to put out any SOS (4,2) 26. Quality that gets approbatio­n at first (9) 27. Am I to leave a friend? (5) 28. Extend the period (7) 29. Approve of at last, or half seem to (7)

DOWN

1. Calm when rounded up (9) 2. Mid-afternoon, have a man stand outside (3-4) 3. She's the bird with the weird attire (9) 4. “Fly,” you say, peeved (4) 5. Where the cricket report is, in the paper? (4,6) 6. Panic at the time, which is wrong (5) 7. A young thing and smart, you know (7) 8. Writer of a story that has point to it (5) 13. Be over-inquisitiv­e and expect more than you should of (3,3,4) 16. Measure of your part of the patio shared with a neighbour? (4,1,4) 17. Tell us that will be the last time and shut up (3,2,4) 19. Surprise mum with the odd treat (7) 21. Sack he is bundling into the car (7) 22. Type a note to the girl (5) 23. The object you aim at (5) 25. The prime, we're told, for a dog (4)

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