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Solution on page 4

Across

1 Pain in the mouth (9)

8 Broad (4)

9 Bees' maze (9)

10 Fever (4)

13 Clean (3,2)

15 Lower room (6)

16 Upper room (6)

17 Roof with straw, reeds etc

(6)

19 (Someone) from Liverpool

(6)

20 Incubate — plan (5)

21 Unsoiled (4)

24 Correspondence in sound

(9)

25 English architect, d. 1835

— American poet, d. 1971

(4)

26 Carry through (9)

Down

2 Orchestral instrument (4)

3 Birch, say (4)

4 Something (or someone)

providing stability (6)

5 Peppermint sweet —

deception (6)

6 Spicy biscuit (6,3)

7 Cardinal number (9)

11 Kind of 3 (5,4)

12 The Ancient Mariner's

burden (9)

13 Fixture — fit with —

smoker's aid (5)

14 Plot — piece of cloth —

period (5)

18 Horse-drawn cab (6)

19 Roll of parchment (6)

22 Disable (4)

23 Symbol (4)

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