Wednesday 7 December 2016

cryptic crossword no 1008

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Published 13/09/2015 | 02:30

Across

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1 Shows high regard for particular details (8).

9 A cause of anxiety, but he had ace to play (8).

10 Old folks return with ancestor of all (4).

11 Field for botanists to firmly place family dog out by motorway (5,7).

13 Capital that's cuckoo-free... (6).

14 ... green and orderly may pose a threat (8).

15 French writer, further, embraces falsehood (7).

16 Like Othello, low national losing head (7).

20 Given title, steal one (8).

22 Wily, keeping cheer in 13, excluding all else (6).

23 Play of losers is damaged by poisonous growth (5,7).

25 Retreat that's anything but satisfactory (4).

26 Refuse departures (8).

27 Motorsport low in tone, coming back into dominance (8).

Down

2 Older generation has trouble with fabled source of wealth (2,6).

3 One causing inflation gets half a dime for dark bread (12).

4 It strains to be one coming to earth at the same time (8).

5 Be quiet, then speak of some camera-work (7).

6 Modified a right contested outside (6).

7 Run with the wind for missile (4).

8 Dishonour every single mother for starters in wood (8).

12 Senior officers tour New York, raised as church decision-makers

(7,5).

15 Serving many functions for person, should they be aged (8).

17 Behind the times, bet loose change (8).

18 So marcel waves, hardening in the skin (8).

19 For compensation, change clothes? (7).

21 Speed up in drink - that's a bloomer (6).

24 Ring friend who's a gem (4).

Solution to Sunday Independent Cryptic Crossword no. 1,007

Across: 1 Haven; 4 Navigator; 9 Princeton; 10 Edict; 11 Tightrope walker; 12 Ticker; 14 Steadied; 17 Seedsman; 19 Gadget; 22 Virginia creeper; 24 Therm; 25 Improvise; 26 Rest cures; 27 Event.

Down: 1 Hepatitis; 2 Vying; 3 Necktie; 4 Notion; 5 Vendetta; 6 Grenada; 7 Twinkling; 8 Rotor; 13 Cheerless; 15 Detergent; 16 Familiar; 18 Seismic; 20 Anemone; 21 Scopes; 22 Voter; 23 Poise.

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