19 November 2020

Crossword by Boffles

No.256

Across

    1  Witticism that does not work outside? (2,4)

    5  Food promoted by Marie-Antoinette (6)

    8  Stop part of flower (4)

    9  Rule of women Knox considered monstrous (8)

  10  Exercises that raise the body (4-3)

  11  Key but not our sole port (5)

  12  Ballot papers currently controversial (6,5)

  16  Expect a carol singer? (5)

  18  Modern fraudster (7)

  21  The happy couple can expect to be showered with it (8)

  22  Weapon found in freshwater (4)

  23  Princess unkindly said to be resident at No.10 (3,3)

  24  Pass (6)

 

Down

    2  Without a winning card but still welcome (2,5)

    3  Doubly zero speed for drive (5)

    4  Union that will be one down shortly (8)

    5  Silences jokes (4)

    6  Magazine Cummings can now take? (4,3)

    7  Front line hospital department (1,3,1)

  13  Muscles can after exercise (7)

  14  Much anticipated shot in the arm (7)

  15  Calls for order in the House (7)

  17  What body is responsible for global health? (3)

  19  What you do to spilt milk or pockets of resistance (3,2)

  20  Short fact such as COVID hospital admissions (4)

 

 

 

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