Sunday 20 October 2019

cryptic crossword no 1,190

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Across

1 Sex duo engaged in flight (6).

4 Heart problem, after all deductions put back, is menace (8).

10 Why topless exercise class gets Northern party over-promoted (5-2).

11 Encroach on English after heading off, walking awkwardly (7).

12 Dereliction of duty in quest about voting system (Irish) (10).

13 Some music in pubs (4).

15 Lefty style of dancing attracts European bureaucracy (3,4).

17 Deforms into state of gross inferiority (7).

19 Missing a deranged nautical imbecile (7).

21 Less mature familiar greeting takes edge off appetite (7).

23 Swimmer puts husband among offspring (4).

24 Compassion as poser is resolved right amid material success (10).

27 German siren makes old wisdom lie in ruins (7).

28 Brought on board to cage fellow (2-5).

29 E-mail can disturb - get ointment (8).

30 Ligament injury to ref, mostly insensitive (6).

Down

1 Short-lasting record over border with long-time liberal (9).

2 Work pretended to be antagonistic (7).

3 For such clothing, gasps too little (10).

5 Use in holy form, by evil means (9).

6 Catch a glimpse of internet agent (4).

7 Mug is to fail badly a right dunce at first (7).

8 What is required is to be noticed up holding daughter (5).

9 Fools turn up for luxury baths (4).

14 Complaint to make fast at shooting-ground (6,4).

16 Trip former copper with dodgy irons (9).

18 Ultimate sacrifice of fair unknown with way-out meal starters (9).

20 Not taking sides, that leader is held in nervous grip (7).

22 Sparkle in fresh singlet (7).

23 Officer in command makes trouble for small children (5).

25 Dissenting body time after time cut short (4).

26 Go low with learner in total (4).

Solution to Sunday Independent Cryptic Crossword no 1,189

Across: 1 Sloop; 4 Succoured; 9 Reflation; 10 Brunt; 11 Curate; 12 Birthday; 14 Unhindered; 16 Soap; 19 Else; 20 Catchpenny; 22 Chemical; 23 Invest; 26 Raise; 27 Orchestra; 28 Organisms; 29 Sonde.

Down: 1 Structure; 2 Offer; 3 Planting; 4 Slip; 5 Confidence; 6 Orbits; 7 Round down; 8 Ditty; 13 Separators; 15 Hastening; 17 Ply a trade; 18 Openness; 21 Pigeon; 22 Cargo; 24 Eaten; 25 Acts.

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