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Monday 5 December 2016

cryptic crossword no 1,064

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Published 09/10/2016 | 02:30

Across

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1 A male flyer at the front (5).

4 We're not finished holding totally rubbish decorating material (9).

9 Quack daily returning around time of birth (9).

10 Broadcast again by republican nurse returning without son (5).

11 Brain and associates have jittery way of doing things (7,6).

14 Cancel multinational party (4).

15 Opener with my Pa involved ready notes (5,5).

18 Amorous poet abuses our tab - grim! (10).

19 Control in period of rule on radio (4).

21 Limited kind of court is not for general broadcast (6,7).

24 Innocent one in part of church (5).

25 Cold male, lacking finesse (9).

27 Pathetic call for end to sorrow (9).

28 Reliable little piece of ground to host many nations (5).

Down

1 Emphasise local way of speaking - posh - bringing up a character from Greece (10).

2 Is more than once coming up to big time (3).

3 Rough helping of puppet work (6).

4 Endure having place at the fair? (9).

5 Rather tall, I quit writing material in ballad (5).

6 Break spell of such employment (4-4).

7 Case provides dock worker drink in lordly fashion (11).

8 Step on the way up tolled (4).

12 Giving off energy as functioning broadcaster? (11).

13 Fascinated it's on, awkwardly overpublicised outside (10).

16 Speak formally to oriental religious, with spies taking note (9).

17 Antiquated British honour goes round only one time (8).

20 Free sailor turns up among enlisted men (6).

22 World music category - then oddly nothing (5).

23 Cardinal dissecting pig - that's a bad image on TV (4).

26 With Seymour, every second counts for bird (3).

Solution to Sunday Independent Cryptic Crossword no. 1,063

Across: 1 Lineament; 6 Excel; 9 Magnate; 10 Echelon; 11 Set-to; 12 Slowcoach; 13 Accident; 15 Gist; 19 Ease; 20 Arboreal; 23 Hailstone; 24 Grasp; 26 Bargain; 27 Oxidant; 28 Tided; 29 Emergency.

Down: 1 Lampshade; 2 Night; 3 Anaconda; 4 Evensong; 5 Tremor; 6 Ethics; 7 Cold as ice; 8 Lunch; 14 Cashiered; 16 Telepathy; 17 Gruesome; 18 Roughing; 21 Island; 22 Bounce; 23 Habit; 25 Again.

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