The Jacana Crossword Library

Cryptic Crossword No. 023

(Print this page: File, Print, OK)

 

ACROSS

DOWN

Upper zip? [5]
Windows may be the reason we get angry! [7,2]
Dislike boa meat in stew [9]
10 Reign over a country [5]
11 Are they tied to rates at sea? [5]
12 Comes down to start cheating and copy from picture [9]
13 First-class in cooked brown trout, for example [7]
15 Ruled that one was involved in gender bending! [7]
17 Dog's master not moving freely [7]
19 Gathering litter by lake [7]
21 Terribly pampered, I have this fantasy! [4,5]
23 Ask for quiet conduct [5]
24 Musical exercises varied in their actual sources [5]
25 Pet that reacts at danger to sweetheart [5,4]
26 Showed opposition as ten sides played and ultimately failed [9]
27 Pools need oxygen inside covers [5]

One doesn't work as hard as clerk, perhaps [7]
Placing some on ice will give reductions in expenditure [9]
Swims across river; gets wet [5]
Small hippos do it to eat [7]
The girl who ultimately chose thin gold [7]
Dress up [9]
Hound graduate for doctrine [5]
Give a warning to the left prior to conclusion [7]
14 Landed bit parts in an old television programme [5,4]
16 Hospital worker crazy to accept single childminder [9]
17 Long-haired chap married work boss [7]
18 Battle over soldiers' cargo [7]
19 Firm motorway repair gets praise [7]
20 Continual objective on the French ship [7]
22 Couples had quiet affectations [5]
23 Serving plate for some flour, say [5]

Back to Jacana

Crossword Library Index