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Friday 28 April 2017

cryptic crossword no 1,081

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Across

1 Man's going into house for lexicon (9).

6 Son opens spaces for pants (5).

9 Listen up - no parking is arranged for this equipment (7).

10 Chief in front of titled man that is interrupting (7).

11 By degrees I begin to love herb (5).

12 Sound general knowledge that's restrictive for youngsters (9).

13 Desire a piano that's small and pretty (8).

15 Sport will amount to nothing (4).

19 Well, I'm off, getting into fancy vehicle (4).

20 The masses spurn alliance (8).

23 Rage angrily and jeer old relative (5-4).

24 Sanctuary where nothing stays the same? (5).

26 Feline person that's unknown - about time! (4,3).

27 Nothing posh in bit of poetry, as there's too much employment (7).

28 Correspond in time with supporter (5).

29 Bypasses grinds or a translation (4,5).

Down

1 Concise thin album production (9).

2 Quits the day before with non-smoker (5).

3 Certain a boletus is dodgy (8).

4 To do with diplomat put into less prestigious situation (8).

5 Shift fluid from dislocated hip, offspring kept outside (6).

6 Bring up expression of contempt with good political activists (6).

7 American song finally graces sanctimonious ceremonial (9).

8 In children's programme there's a child (5).

14 Politician in promenade with another fellow coming up for flower (9).

16 They supervise prophet during some cricket (9).

17 What is arranged with klaxon beside tree (8).

18 Wrecker bears out rum (8).

21 Nervous spasm in the upper zone is problematic (6).

22 Quiet talk on sports equipment (6).

23 The full range in being a mutant (5).

25 Second answer keeps juvenile absorbed in breathing apparatus (5).

Solution to Sunday Independent Cryptic Crossword no 1,080

Across: 1 Redstart; 9 Raindrop; 10 Limb; 11 Cartographer; 13 Sarnie; 14 Eyesight; 15 Chicken; 16 Take off; 20 Absolver; 22 Effort; 23 First refusal; 25 Avow; 26 Chapatti; 27 Contends.

Down: 2 Epigraph; 3 Subconscious; 4 Aggrieve; 5 Trooper; 6 Fierce; 7 Arch; 8 Aperitif; 12 Pride of place; 15 Coalface; 17 Aversion; 18 Foretold; 19 Traffic; 21 Verity; 24 Roam.

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