DOUBLE CROSSWORD

2022-08-06T07:00:00.0000000Z

2022-08-06T07:00:00.0000000Z

African News Agency

http://capeargus.pressreader.com/article/282333978672445

THE XFILES

CRYPTIC CLUES ACROSS 1 Yet it takes longer if completed without a hitch! (4) 8 Distressing changes to a musical (10) 9 Reason it out with a foreign girl (8) 10 Dance back with a sly look (4) 12 Give way concerning a fast time (6) 14 Adds up to salt, in a way (6) 15 The horses in the racket (6) 17 Transfer as token (6) 18 Thought I’d half of each (4) 19 There’s no end to these feline types (4,4) 21 A polite refusal (2,5,3) 22 At bottom, worthless (4) DOWN 2 Though concerned, possibly resented it (10) 3 Return from the choir (4) 4 It’s more than obvious, it’s expressing dissatisfaction (6) 5 I’m given a role to communicate (6) 6 They make the least and the most effort on the track (8) 7 Ruler in somewhat sardonic mood (4) 11 Supplies information to ten in broken English (10) 13 Yet they could be the happiest inscriptions! (8) 16 The village minister holds twins (6) 17 Troubles any son will produce (6) 18 Travellers may seek them in opposite directions (4) 20 A stunning card (4) QUICK CLUES ACROSS 1 Fling (4) Able to express 8 Gratification (10) oneself clearly (10) 9 Oblique (8) 3 Weary (4) 10 Below (4) 4 Abut (6) 12 Load (6) 5 Harmful influence 14 Threefold (6) (6) 15 Bondman (6) 6 Decapitated (8) 17 Banish (6) 7 Low (4) 18 Nil (4) 11 Desert (10) 19 Quarter-circle (8) 13 Perfidious (8) 21 Disquiet (10) 16 Fluid (6) 22 Trial (4) 17 Crown (6) 18 Jupiter (4) 20 Repose (4) DOWN 2

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