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Cryptic Crossword - Thursday, April 8 - Printable


1What backers of horses must expect? (8)
5Reduce the size of an enclosure? (4)
9Troubled by taking a girl back (5)
10Still out of tune? (7)
11He's not himself (12)
13Fool holding company capital (6)
14They lead one into conspiracies (6)
17Not much gain we hear for Malachi maybe (5,7)
20He waits for a job (7)
21Run away to join up perhaps (5)
22Drawn and knotted (4)
23Being late last month was a relief (8)


1In a way Dora's wrong (4)
2Masses of books (7)
3Hardly descriptive of the time a final demand arrives (3-6,3)
4Pass away in a sleep perhaps (6)
6It is evident Trevor hasn't finished getting up (5)
7Stride about on the ship when there's trouble (8)
8Battle area is part of the book's first illustration (12)
12Monkey causing some flurry in the market (8)
15Having our nose put out of joint is hard to bear (7)
16Squirm like a man under summons? (6)
18Patient caretaker (5)
19Not the gardener's favourite little number (4)

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