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Solution to this crossword is on Page 8

Across

1 A blanket-like cloak with

a hole in the centre for

the head (6)

4 Lapwing, for example (6)

9 Hat — snack — fib (4,3)

10 Lacking self-confidence (5)

11 Swindler — crib (5)

12 On edge (7)

13 Littered with famous

names (like the night

sky?) (4-7)

18 O in hock (anag) (7)

20 Dizzy — flighty (5)

22 Keepsake (5)

23 US beast? (7)

24 Bright — pleasant —

good-humoured (6)

25 Person or thing cited as a

memorable example (6)

Down

1 RC office (6)

2 Impulse transmitter —

bottle (5)

3 Follower of the latest

fashions (7)

5 Rubber tree sap (5)

6 Hop it, amigo! (7)

7 Pungent, red salad

vegetable (6)

8 Shot from the spot (7,4)

14 Shine flashingly (7)

15 (Self-)esteem (7)

16 Vinegary (6)

17 Cross (6)

19 Person having property (5)

21 Same again! (5)

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