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London Evening Standard - 2021-11-25

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DOUBLE CROSSWORD

Puzzles & Games

EASY ACROSS 4 Group of seven (6) 7 Word for word (8) 8 Slumbering (6) 10 Pass on (5) 13 Squalid dwelling (4) 14 Inform (4) 15 Body powder (4) 16 Vehicle (3) 17 Prissy (4) 19 Fling (4) 21 Sausage (9) 23 Snatch (4) 24 Singlet (4) 26 Cook in oil (3) 27 Unruly child (4) 29 Heroic (4) 32 Fly high (4) 33 Conceit (5) 34 Stockings (6) 35 Fatherly (8) 36 Gems (6) DOWN 1 Prevent (5) 2 Cave-dweller (5) 3 Country’s warships (4) 4 Little (5) 5 Hand part (4) 6 Full view (6) 9 For example (4,2) 11 Fish (3) 12 Greek letter (5) 13 Tea urn (7) 15 Gratuity (3) 16 Underwear item (3) 18 Strip of fabric (6) 20 Complete (5) 21 Sob (3) 22 Permit (3) 23 Breakwater (6) 25 Concealed (3) 28 Coarse files (5) 30 Apron (5) 31 Musical instrument (5) 32 Painful (4) 33 Jetty (4) CRYPTIC ACROSS 4 Go back on the revision of a decree (6) 7 Tubes of pasta (8) 8 Port authority police, still unmoved (6) 10 All-round measurement (5) 13 Trees on the bowling green? (4) 14 Past being in love, really? (4) 15 In the Foreign Office, short measure of sherry (4) 16 Permitted amount of double-talk (3) 17 Is again on the river (4) 19 Maybe like port (4) 21 It gets a driver nowhere faster than ever (3,6) 23 Haul around in a dance (4) 24 It’s leonine, but may be horsy (4) 26 Rob a fool? (3) 27 Fellow taking a piano to church! (4) 29 He made no exclamation when there was a flood (4) 32 Like the years it takes to get slim? (4) 33 One of the fabrics a drill sergeant possesses (5) 34 Stop making a boy sit awkwardly (6) 35 Where weddings are concerned, the colourful bits (8) 36 Food constituent that can make a saint roguish! (6) DOWN 1 Grub that’s eventually become perfect! (5) 2 Mark takes new heart from this narrow escape (5) 3 Knowing what may be Norman (4) 4 In Yorkshire, where there’s little money in wrought iron (5) 5 See a boy’s covered (4) 6 Go motoring with a novice? Nonsense! (6) 9 Regard as a spectator (4,2) 11 Girl of four, starting young (3) 12 Experimental new trail (5) 13 Mine was transformed by a clever fellow (4,3) 15 It grows in the south of Iran (3) 16 Guided by a little light (3) 18 Areas where saints are out of step (6) 20 She shows anger over a piece of news (5) 21 Pull some plugs out (3) 22 Surpass, possibly at cricket or baseball (3) 23 Live in pain, nominally (6) 25 A man of conviction (3) 28 Hole in the wall used by the hat check girl (5) 30 Speak of a zero charge (5) 31 The man needs 59 in spiral form (5) 32 He is, as he sounds, a bit unreliable! (4) 33 The easy way to play piano (4)

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