JUMBO CROSSWORD

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2022-05-14T07:00:00.0000000Z

2022-05-14T07:00:00.0000000Z

African News Agency

http://capeargus.pressreader.com/article/282273848961630

THE XFILES

QUICK CLUES ACROSS: 9 Loathe (9) 10 Number (8) 12 Jot (4) 13 Dog (6) 14 Building (7) 15 Zoo (9) 17 Listless (9) 18 Offensive (7) 20 Concealing (6) 21 Reside (4) 24 Ran (8) 26 Particular (8) 28 Notion (4) 29 Skilful (6) 31 Sauce (7) 34 Sight (9) 36 Yield (9) 38 Possession (7) 39 Rick (6) 40 Competent (4) 41 Determined (8) 42 Meant (9) DOWN: 1 Charm (8) 2 Material (6) 3 Unworried (8) 4 Middle (6) 5 Alarmed (8) 6 Amateur (10) 7 Impassive (7) 8 Stitching (6) 11 Instructor (7) 16 Cave (6) 19 Angry (5) 20 Owned (3) 22 Nationality (5) 23 Small (6) 25 Silly (10) 26 Ready (3) 27 Cut up (7) 30 Supervisor (8) 31 Bearing (8) 32 Augurs (8) 33 Post (7) 35 Rubber (6) 36 Emphasis (6) 37 Rubble (6) CRYPTIC CLUES ACROSS: 9 Where the healthy bee is to be found? (2,3,4) 10 As usual, the men do wrong and there’s an apology (6,2) 12 Afraid to get married, for a start (4) 13 I went off key in it and that’s a pain! (6) 14 It even may serve to conceal a gullibility (7) 15 How one enjoys something that’s really great? (9) 17 Answered that reeds spread around a source of water (9) 18 Taking a rum concoction into work results in chaos (7) 20 Very keen to get the daughter into the other conglomerate (6) 21 Work on a large gem (4) 24 Understood to have been brought to fruition (8) 26 Stand a drink to almost all the soft drink drinkers (8) 28 The English translation, say, is no problem (4) 29 She is carrying a gun? Aha! (6) 31 Stops and delivers a reprimand (5,2) 34 A shopkeeper? Wrong: a mechanic (9) 36 Just so! (9) 38 For a semidetached, it shows potential (7) 39 It’s green with a red tip, boy (6) 40 Don’t include a single girl (4) 41 Too lazy to fillet? (4,4) 42 Royalty money (9) DOWN: 1 But not one of the last people you’d expect to win! (8) 2 Am following the rest: off to get water (6) 3 Important person you play Roulette with (3,5) 4 Heavens! Outside the pub looking undernourished! (6) 5 Seemed to be editor on a paper of some kind (8) 6 Introduces to the family and forces to realise (6,4) 7 An hour before noon it exploded in Devon (7) 8 Are about to happen to the little blighter at last (6) 11 Willingly again taking on the daily grind (7) 16 Back on the dole, silly twit! (6) 19 Goes round to get the angling equipment (5) 20 Name your weapon (3) 22 Laughter coming from the belfry? (5) 23 Pass fib on to dog (6) 25 Doesn’t use Braille music? (5-5) 26 A drink that has character, we’re told (3) 27 With super new business coming in, makes good the losses (7) 30 For “pastry”, go to the next page (8) 31 Keep quiet and hold back (8) 32 Getting a piano and a group of singers is high-priority (8) 33 Plunged through it, I had, when it split (7) 35 Over-repetitive – frightfully! (3-3) 36 Long and badly cut T-shirt (6) 37 Beginning with the ring – the ring

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