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2023-01-22T08:00:00.0000000Z

2023-01-22T08:00:00.0000000Z

Stuff NZ Newspapers

https://fairfaxmedia.pressreader.com/article/282707641184092

STUFF TRAVEL

Across 1. A bug one mouse, tailless, gets can be taken in two ways (9) 5. A meal made in a pot? (3) 7. *. .# . $.5, && +$!#. .) )' +,. (4) 8. See the money that’s paid on the nail (4,4) 10. Who’s team has been routed, to a degree? (8) 11. . $, &)03.)( ,#2 1 .# &))% ) it(4) 13. A number of horses that may get tied into knots… (6) 15. … will go full out for Georgia if poll returns (6) 18. A weed to cut short (4) 19. How much that could be quaint to try heartlessly for (8) 22. They are as high as one can go in the forest (8) 23. Leading male character found her on the shores of the Hellespont (4) 24. Cut and dried, this maker will give one a swinging blow (3) 25. Thought it wonderful to be given level dram like this (9) Down 1. They may draw the stars, it might be (7) 2. It is just the shrub for a besom (5) 3. No harp can be played by one bereft of parents (6) Across 1. Component (4) 4. Stumble (4,2) 8. Wrench (7) 9. Skewer(5) 10. Wreck(4) 11. Run in panic (8) 13. Supermarket goods (9) 17. Conventional (8) 19. Fable (4) 21. Feelings of melancholy (5) 22. Lack of guile (7) 23. Bank clerk (6) 24. Verdant (4) Down 4. Where they build one sort of set around it (4) 5. It is hard work having to drag wearily around Virginia (7) 6. Plant louse possibly coming from a ship (5) 9. Boast of being a big bird to Kelvin (5) 12. Itmaybeasfreshas undercoat, say (5) 14. A moving chair at end of runway giving one a garden 2. Remarkable (7) 3. Prong (4) 4. Get past the worst (4,3,6) 5. Sleeplessness (8) 6. Bring together (5) 7. /. ) " - 8. Ridewaves(4) 12. Gigantic (8) 14. Timidity (7) 15. Pastime (5) 16. Curds by-product (4) 18. Greyish brown (5) 20. Tablet (4) feature (7) 16. Do a play about what $++. ++1)+*+)."3 17. Last meal went to the wall in Milan (6) 18. The last one to be desperately defended: get rid of it! (5) 20. It couldn’t be better, one piece of business (5) 21. A particle to be found in the period before lunch (4)

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