Sunday, 28 May 2017

The Sunday Crossword No 2945, Sunday 28 May 2017


ACROSS
1   Change course, producing equestrian gear (4) TACK [DD]
3   Work out duty to admit hesitation (8) EXERCISE {EX{ER}CISE}
8   Kept quiet, not demonstrative (9) PRESERVED {P}{RESERVED}
9   Unite in reversing your strike (5) MARRY {YR}{RAM}<=
11 Song raises crew's help at sea (8,7) CARELESS WHISPER*

12 Support gullible person in hearing (7) SUCCOUR (~sucker)
14 Expected to cover stone with right cloth (6) DUSTER {DU{ST}E}{R}
16 Delay retreating, then cut and run (6) GALLOP {LAG<=}{LOP}
17 Note restricting most of military unit I sign (7) SCORPIO {S{CORPs}{I}O}
19 Remarkably bad error in daily tax (15) EXTRAORDINARILY*
22 Wealthy level (5) FLUSH [DD]
23 Strange rituals held by motoring organisation in country (9) AUSTRALIA {RITUALS}* in {AA}
24 Disloyalty in university mostly after letter about resistance (8) BETRAYAL {BET{R}A}{YALe}
25 Declaration of single spirit (4) SOUL (~sole)

DOWN
1   Print and mould always in similar parts (8) TYPECAST {TYPE}{CAST}
2   Easy to understand pay (5) CLEAR [DD]
3   Spy arranged adverse procedure (9) EAVESDROP {ADVERSE}*{OP}
4   Provide conclusion with cry of pain (5) ENDOW {END}{OW}
5   Order answer and anger door attendant (14) COMMISIONAIRE {COMMISSION}{A}{IRE}
6   Hotel in predicament over a page showing pile of rubbish (9) SCRAPHEAP {SCRAP{H}E}{A}{P}
7   Torment parent, embracing naughty role very quickly (4,3,7) HELL FOR LEATHER {HELL} {F{OR LE}*ATHER}
10 Story long devoid of energy (4) YARN YeARN
13 Singer with stake in church employment (9) CHANTEUSE {CH}{ANTE}{USE}
14 Is suitor initially overwhelmed by awful rejection? (9) DISMISSAL {DISM{IS}{Su...r}AL}
15 Hairstyle that could have distracted any pilot? (8) PONYTAIL*
18 Worker perhaps with loud complaint (4) BEEF {BEE}{F}
20 Study variable set (5) READY {READ}{Y}
21 One with despondency missing last house (5) IGLOO {1}{GLOOm}

GRID

6 comments:

  1. No comment?
    What about today's special?

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  2. Careless whisper..nice song!
    Looking forward to the special.

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