CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

2022-01-15T08:00:00.0000000Z

2022-01-15T08:00:00.0000000Z

Stuff NZ Newspapers

https://stuff.pressreader.com/article/282462827288181

Puzzles

Across 1. Ennui may come about in the bedroom (7) 4. Give one the right to give it a name (7) 8. A 50-ampere light (4) 9. Where the backwoods are hard, let inn be built (10) 11. It’s not any sort of public address (6) 12. One on a raid will sail zigzag and maybe tear about (8) 14. A lower sort of armlet? (9) 15. Concentrate: it’s a handful of flowers (5) 17. A countrified sort of dean (5) 18. Things one has a stake in in streets perhaps (9) 19. In Slav I’d worked out how unwell they are (8) 21. An African people found, so 3 gets confused (6) 23. It’s about prayer about toad in love (10) 24. Top soprano, very keen to make a comeback (4) 25. An overshadowing that may be solar (7) 26. Is sorry for what one did about the present (7) Down 1. We tell Rob about the campanile (9) 2. 18th century style made Marvin lover (Act I) (8,7) 3. Chain letters used in armour (4) 4. It is paid on what’s left (6,4) 5. The earth one comes down to is firma (5) 6. Radar installation may start taking coin operation (8,7) 7. Sooner born to be a tree (5) 10. To pals it may be about 3 (6) 13. Model rap in preparation that will read backwards and forwards (10) 15. Take a loan if Rob turns up with an argument (6) 16. They are divided inwards when separated (9) 19. Independent company with which I dine out (5) 20. Relief may appear as ‘tel’ (3-2) 22. Two who sound fruity (4)

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