23 July 2020

Crossword by Boffles

No.243

Across

    1  Competition dreaded by the unathletic (4,4)

    5  Flowery summer drink? (4)

    8  Ultra successful albums begin with a bit of Greek (8)

    9  Saintly postscript used to attract attention quietly? (4)

  11  Sort of icing or we (5)

  12  Voted for but not on the ballot paper (5,2)

  13  Hosiery highly valued in WW2 (6)

  15  Nest content working encourages (4,2)

  18  Doubtful it is wise to trust such a character (7)

  19  Hosiery that can be knocked off (5)

  21  Sets out food or computer options (4)

  22  Casual monarchist (8)

  23  Often combined with wine and women for enjoyment (4)

  24  Family treasure with stories woven about it? (8)

 

Down

    1  Baseball score dreamed of by POWs (4,3)

    2  Boat show (3)

    3  Imagine musician (4,6)

    4  Music to drive to? (6)

    6  ‘ O ……. come and walk with us! The Walrus did beseech.’ Carroll (7)

    7  Enjoy home cooking (3,2)

  10  Close associate of 3dn (5,5)

  14  Country to which prohibition is central (7)

  16  Patent medicine has odd ending (7)

  17  A pity to cause someone embarrassment (6)

  18  Miserable being down in such rubbish areas (5)

  20  Capital company takes in oxygen (5)

 

 

 

 

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