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The solution to this crossword puzzle appears on page 8of this issue

Across

1 A peaceful bird? (4)

3 I can plot (anag) (8)

9 Agreement (7)

10 Being employed —

unavailable (2,3)

11 Asparagus shoot (5)

12 Swell out (as a sail) (6)

14 Subjective assessment

based on one’s own

standards (5,8)

17 Square peg in a round hole

(6)

19 Chief — officer (5)

22 Hall of justice (5)

23 Fund(s) (7)

24 Legal document used in

changing one’s name (4,4)

25 City of south-central

France (4)

Down

1 Settling an issue (8)

2 Location (5)

4 Patronisingly generous

female do-gooder (4,9)

5 High-pitched warbling

sound (5)

6 Nerve cell (7)

7 Native American people (4)

8 Persuade (the unwilling)

by force (6)

13 Fish — got nurse (anag) (8)

15 Free time (7)

16 Playing the tables? (6)

18 Incriminate (someone) on

a false charge (slang) (3,2)

20 Female wren (5)

21 Biting — tart (4)

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