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Wednesday 21 August 2019

cryptic crossword no 1,122

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Across

1 Bloodsucker left system endlessly out of sorts (6,3).

6 Flash and alluring, maintaining energy (5).

9 Cocktail to get one rolling? (7).

10 In which respect have victory around this place? (7).

11 Call up fine in the period just before (5).

12 Is indecisive - strongly dislikes keeping woven ties (9).

14 Dull tangle (3).

15 Masons have it with academic gear (11).

17 Crush all opposition, getting West from the East into buggy (11).

19 Remove one in middle of road (3).

20 Food in return dampens greeting about schoolmaster (5,4).

22 On the move, way into melody (5).

24 Obvious occasion to hold personal documents (7).

26 Power of answer I shed light on by going outside (7).

27 Expression of gratitude about agitated letter from Athens (5).

28 Prize for young woman around ancient sea (4,5).

Down

1 A little bit of fine perception (5).

2 Close second street terminal (7).

3 Thus commerce endlessly agitates this dedicated parent (6,3).

4 With coat and flask, and temperature at the extreme... (11).

5 ... deviate from course in return passage (3).

6 Some work turns up with alien - that's welcome (5).

7 Mythical Greek treacle pudding (7).

8 Having wide range of interest - crazy about New York team (4-5).

13 Cardinals permit shadow butterfly (11).

14 Lead astray in fog dreadful clubs (9).

16 Brutal behaviour in pub after pub is masculine (9).

18 Complex structure for senior journalist, if with coldness (7).

19 Though withdrawn, one moves up a little to be in court again (7).

21 Bit of a laugh about desire for carnivore (5).

23 Two guys that are magnificent (5).

25 Working vessel goes belly-up (3).

Solution to Sunday Independent Cryptic Crossword no. 1,121

Across: 1 Larva; 4 High tides; 9 Great Dane; 10 Carol; 11 Timbre; 12 Unvoiced; 14 Unwrinkled; 16 Hiss; 19 Body; 20 In any event; 22 Starship; 23 Usages; 26 Tiger; 27 Imitative; 28 Oversight; 29 Speck.

Down: 1 Lightbulb; 2 Rheum; 3 Asteroid; 4 Heap; 5 Green beans; 6 Tycoon; 7 Directive; 8 Solid; 13 Skin-diving; 15 Wide-angle; 17 So to speak; 18 Persians; 21 Usurps; 22 Set-to; 24 Grime; 25 Wilt.

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