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Crossword No. 1611

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02 July 2021

by Paul Henderson

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Across

1 Chap, English, recalled our charm (7)

5 Absorbs air ­— has line specially fixed (7)

9 Lies etc. spread about 16, 11? That’s life! (4,2,3)

10 Central point of 16, 11 grasped by king’s mistress mostly? (5)

11 See 16

12 Co-printer of 16, 11 not restricting king operating (6)

15 Register for work (4)

16, 11  Product of these locations joined! (10,7)

19 Marine food business struggling for mastery (6-4)

20 Examination of ethics? Male’s failed (4)

22 Showman and co-printer of 16, 11 (6)

23 Rob is busy person, carrying about 16, 11 (7)

25 Female keeps 16, 11 in safe place (5)

27 Stress? It is suppressed by heroine of Victorian classic (9)

28 Hold back pet, looking guilty? (7)

29 Wild gusto in excursions (7)

 

Down

1 Unearthing of 16, 11 housed by an exotic drunk (10)

2 Part of Southern Hemisphere unfortunately

captured by European country (11)

3 Lass upset after attention-grabbing call from drilling platform (3,3)

4 Bird in 16, 11 featuring in Religious Education (source of nutrition) (5)

5 Shipboard item used in Arctic Ocean — rich, ornamented (3,6)

6 Receiving no source of reimbursement? Very old, receiving no source of reimbursement (8)

7 London’s first 16, 11 in small room (3)

8 What’s picked up in the last transaction? (4)

13 Viewing 16, 11 that’s turned up in Borneo — it’s damaged (11)

14 Sinful woman seared with lust, possibly (10)

17 Revealing a Parisian affair taking in biblical city (9)

18 Stream one day was tempting? (8)

21 Painter perhaps paints it rapidly, upset to some extent (6)

23 Little relative accepting 16, 11? Well done! (5)

24 Ruler has turned up embracing husband (4)

26 Note 16, 11 being revolutionary driving force (3)

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