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Wednesday 20 June 2018

cryptic crossword no 1,120

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Across

1 Fight about a hood once for ladies of fashion (6).

4 Charisma is lost by old-fashioned expression (8).

10 Extended rebuke for including shock treatment in bait (7).

11 Think about one German flower (7).

12 They haven't joined number, oddly numb, among smouldering remains (10).

13 Admirable characters - old English leaders going out for the female (4).

15 Gave in and came forward (7).

17 Bouquet returned after a long time? Yes! (7).

19 Composer finds skill in returning (7).

21 Fabric around plump cheese (7).

23 Source of decay conceals nothing (4).

24 Given applause in public, though useless (7-3).

27 I breach order of Eastern people (7).

28 Structure to improve the mind endlessly by coldness of manner (7).

29 Without foundation, call for happiness about rough sea (8).

30 Generally accessible head teacher (6).

Down

1 They live abroad, improbably cool, getting killed on return (9).

2 Brief in words relating to the people surrounding criminal (7).

3 Amazing way to turn over and ring American (10).

5 Trademark term scattered around about old master (9).

6 Morally sound? Entirely, we're told (4).

7 Salad for one emotionally repressed (7).

8 Spirits of the dead in flowing hairstyles (5).

9 Word of action takes up first half of prayer-book (4).

14 Foul-smelling flavour, it's said of a tea brewed (10).

16 Supplants, to treat with contempt about high rank (9).

18 Most creative cries of acclamation bind pious one (9).

20 Regular form for right doctor in unfinished dwelling (7).

22 Returned large book I have relating to feelings (7).

23 Male turning up in pub goes back to clinic (5).

25 Building support for each one inside (4).

26 Where to shop with old lady and liberal leftist (4).

Solution to Sunday Independent Cryptic Crossword no. 1,119

Across: 1 Monotheist; 6 Pulp; 9 Stay-at-home; 10 Keep; 12 Fief; 13 Racehorse; 15 Magician; 16 Anthem; 18 Lentil; 20 Wide open; 23 Posthaste; 24 Cage; 26 Idea; 27 Disc-jockey; 28 Toga; 29 Attendance.

Down: 1 Mush; 2 Nearing; 3 Traffic light; 4 Ethereal; 5 Sumach; 7 Unearth; 8 Peppermint; 11 Thundercloud; 14 Small print; 17 Wiseacre; 19 Nest egg; 21 Pigskin; 22 T-shirt; 25 Type.

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