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Daily Crossword Puzzle No. 1

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Across

  • 6. Easy to comprehend, and provides a bundle and rest (14)
  • 9. Proverbially a labour saver, when in time (6)
  • 10. The experienced horse-doctor comes up against a snare in an odd way (8)
  • 11. Repulsive when cold (8)
  • 13. A pole should bring nothing (6)
  • 15. Encumber a divine in demand (6)
  • 17. Where Shakespeare’s gentlemen come from (6)
  • 19. Naturally benevolent (6)
  • 20. Supplicate to return X produced (8)
  • 22. Very silent amidst beer and pastry neat! (5-3)
  • 24. Unaspirated cipher is worth recording (6)
  • 26. Institutions for original children only (7,7)

Down

  • 1. Game one plays getting out of bed in the dark? (4,3,7)
  • 2. Short publicity. It gets the passage (4)
  • 3. Bert, but dry if soft (6)
  • 4. Facing the bowler, for example? (8)
  • 5. Returning right fliers produce favourable result (4)
  • 7. Inn, song if in the town (6)
  • 8. Is sagacity, an anthropological novelty? (14)
  • 12. Brought to nought (5)
  • 14. Hitler’s nearly decisive weapon (1-4)
  • 16. Bring forth a portion and put to one side (3,5)
  • 18. Beset, the old boy takes a certain direction to the ship (6)
  • 21. Near saint heading without direction and confused (6)
  • 23. Am in the pound – an innocent! (4)
  • 25. Believe in the return of the Cabbage (4)
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