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Friday 20 July 2018

cryptic crossword no 1,130

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Across

1 Use each hob when cooking in holiday home (5,5).

6 An objection to lie against (4).

9 Is sorry about the Spanish learner they drive away (10).

10 Alliance to behold in ancient times (4).

12 Aria for bass, by the sound of it (4).

13 With bit of a laugh, I draw votes - no one represents the common people (3,6).

15 Notorious patriotic tirade? (8).

16 Disorderly to ridicule child's game (6).

18 Keep busy with capture (6).

20 Don't touch workers on holiday (5,3).

23 From loudness I developed come false impressions (9).

24 One in the eye for this bloomer! (4).

26 Tempt graduate with alluring quality (4).

27 Corruption in diet for infidelity, dropping unknown soldier (10).

28 Always cut head off (4).

29 Spoofer's in form for habitual employment (10).

Down

1 Exclude book with wounding remark (4).

2 A rate of progress, heading off for a jar (7).

3 Tripoli homes rebuilt, with tendency to turn towards sun (12).

4 With second half first, it is painful challenge to climbers (8).

5 It is briefly in the wrong, and makes a form of protest (4,2).

7 Source of light permitted secondary growth (7).

8 Has clock stopped for admonition? (7-3).

11 New law considers chicken condition (12).

14 It's within means to be courteous around ring road (10).

17 Character in music that's low, with endless crack (4,4).

19 Pass European keeping cover in conflict (7).

21 Ring city I'm coming up to for paper craft (7).

22 Apartment right for large flier (6).

25 Make a big impression on star - about time! (4).

Solution to Sunday Independent Cryptic Crossword no 1,129

Across: 1 Exams; 4 Masterful; 9 Posthaste; 10 Egret; 11 Unpronounceable; 12 Averse; 14 Contract; 17 Shipment; 19 Candid; 22 Interdependency; 24 Tonga; 25 Improvise; 26 Overdraft; 27 Smear.

Down: 1 Espousals; 2 Aesop; 3 Schools; 4 Mascot; 5 Steenbok; 6 Element; 7 Firebrand; 8 Latte; 13 Existence; 15 Teddy bear; 16 Angelica; 18 Mermaid; 20 Arduous; 21 Despot; 22 Intro; 23 Noise.

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