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Friday 20 October 2017

cryptic crossword no 1,097

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Across

1 Go into hospital departments at home and abroad (5).

4 Exotic education is sold by lot (9).

9 One explains public showings with charismatic quality, golden (9).

10 Something extra for working in public transport (5).

11 With difficulty? I shouldn't think so! (6).

12 Storage vessel to go on boat (8).

14 Most expert - evident if I dance (10).

16 Little daughter for ineffectual person (4).

19 Excited with weapon (4).

20 Unfriendliness in cups, perhaps, showing fur (10).

22 Drinks with swimmer amid disturbances (5-3).

23 Least amount of clothing producing pain in side (6).

26 A centre of operations for humble (5).

27 Obsessive talk of little design with right big bird (9)

28 Dummies in conflict are safe from contagion (9).

29 Skim around East to study hard (5).

Down

1 How a seedy drunk gets make-up (9).

2 One recording in sound this large mammal (5).

3 Reddish-brown heather making soft noises (8).

4 Italian poet drops down for a bet (4).

5 Get around travelling performers, master standing in for second opening (10).

6 Take in one doctor and one engineer (6).

7 Matchless variety of apple (9).

8 Fellow turning up after party is given medicine (5).

13 Slimy patch treated as a symptom of greed (5,5).

15 One gives warning of genuine advance in business (4,5).

17 Servant turns up holding redrawn graph of midriff (9).

18 Such eloquence tore rich apart (8).

21 College official holds me in dishonour (6).

22 Greeting at watering-place for Turkish cavalryman (5).

24 With expression of gratitude tend ground by US lake (5).

25 Old painter turns up without son (4).

Solution to Sunday Independent Cryptic Crossword no 1,096

Across: 1 Ecotourism; 6 Tiff; 9 Above board; 10 Spar; 12 Uses; 13 Typecasts; 15 Immanent; 16 Log off; 18 Disown; 20 Fire door; 23 Addiction; 24 Aden; 26 Mite; 27 Contrition; 28 Rude; 29 Carcinogen.

Down: 1 Elan; 2 Opossum; 3 Open sandwich; 4 Roosting; 5 Stripe; 7 Impasto; 8 Forest fire; 11 Octogenarian; 14 Windjammer; 17 Lignitic; 19 Sedated; 21 Opening; 22 Mimosa; 25 Anon.

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