26 September 2019

Crossword by Boffles

No.216

Across

    1  Flourish with nothing for dispossessed Duke (8)

    7  What Caesar ate at the Waldorf? (5)

    8  US region with profound links to slavery (4,5)

    9  Spot Philby (3)

  10  A slightly open container? (4)

  11  How Captain Bligh was cast (6)

  13  Public acknowledgement whose refusal can offend (6)

  14  Brer or Peter, for example (6)

  17  Dance performed by Romeo and Juliet? (6)

  18  Found in the sea and choirs (4)

  20  Sick short form of I will (3)

  22  Unearthly contest between superpowers (5,4)

  23  ‘The world is a bundle of hay, Mankind are the ….. who pull;’ Byron (5)

  24  Castle dramatically haunted (8)

 

Down

    1  Shrew taming location (5)

    2  Control what surgeons do (7)

    3  Tuscan city on the banks of the Arno (4)

    4  Golf course shots? (6)

    5  Expression of annoyance with explosive connotations (5)

    6  Trip away from home lasting twenty-fours hours? (1,3,3)

    7  Common name for Australian girls (7)

  12  Without anything to shoot for (7)

  13  Truculent servant of 1ac (7)

  15  Bold manner created when cry of ‘well done’ includes ad (7)

  16  Wherein to find the devil (6)

  17  Embarrassment may cause maidens to (5)

  19  Can be laid to a castle or a fair lady (5)

  21  Military cap worn by legionnaires (4)

 

 

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