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Napier Courier - 2021-11-24

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CRYPTIC PUZZLE NO. 7706

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ACROSS 1. Bet you’ll support (4). 7.“Demim Love.” Silly book from America (4,5). 8. Not now: that’s the point (4). 9. Come down heavily for the French (4). 10. Cycled off and returned with a mangold (4). 11. Is holding me back and that’s not all (4). 14. When it goes off, does everybody disperse? (7-3). 16. Allowed, having handed over, to go (5,5). 19. In case the man goes to the West End (4). 22. From a lot of names, tip (4). 24. Mark gets credit (4). 25. The animal, caught, is put in the boat (4). 26. Illness you get from beef (9). 27. There’s many a silly old fool (4). DOWN 1. Snaps “Black ties are out” (5). 2. A cosmetic for the elite (5). 3. A doctor in Thailand developed this plant (6). 4. Worry about returning the little animal (6). 5. Figure the ring was concealed in the coat (4). 6. Only dares move round when one regulates it again (9). 12. He shows the boxer I hit is knocked out (9). 13. Land up with Elsie, almost! (4). 15. Swim back to look offensively at (4). 17. Don’t stop the boy: it would be fatal (6). 18. Going up, get a whiff of (6). 20. Shrine from the church, left on (5). 21. Drawn to, marry (5). 23. The highest note, but not for a bass! (4). CRYPTIC PUZZLE NO. 7705 - SOLUTIONS Across - 7, Letter opener. 8, F-a-st-en. 9, Nipper. 10, Treated. 12, Pause (paws). 15, Edi-t-s. 16, Rank-led. 18, Al-lure. 20, Re-late. 22, Made an effort. Down - 1, Rep-aired. 2, Stet. 3, Frank-ed. 4, O-pine. 5, Knap-sack. 6, (yo) Ur-Ge(neration). 11, As-tou-nds. 13, Swea-ters. 14, Carrier. 17, Dec-ay. 19, Lime (rev.) 21, Lift. QUICK PUZZLE NO. 7705 - SOLUTIONS Across - 7, Melodramatic. 8, Sodden. 9, Gannet. 10, Magenta. 12, Happy. 15, Nerve. 16, Swedish. 18, Chalet. 20, Gyrate. 22, Imperfection. Down - 1, Detonate. 2, Bold. 3, Granite. 4, Image. 5, Standard. 6, Acme. 11, Envelope. 13, Position. 14, Swagger. 17, Start. 19, Hail. 21, Rite.

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