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Napier Courier - 2021-07-21

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CRYPTIC PUZZLE NO. 7688

NEWS

ACROSS 1. Support the measure (4). 7, Don’t delude youself about what the mirror discloses? (4,5). 8. Make cracks and tease one (4). 9. Heard me twice in an operatic role (4). 10. Benign in class (4). 11. Though green, he’s no fool (4). 14. It’s light for breakfast (7,3). 16. Very angry due to the great inflation? (3,2,5). 19. Wait! There’s snow on the peak! (4). 22. Check the support (4). 24. Compiled, we’re told, a list (4). 25. Well, Henry’s got a point there (4). 26. Not a nude model? (5,4). 27. Regards as backward, too (4). DOWN 1. Does get on to the fellow for information (5). 2. Due to there being a vacancy, fly (5). 3. I quietly back out, upset by the weapon (6). 4. Sign in and I take the girl up (6). 5. Returned with one of the players (4). 6. Have a confrontation and get the drunken sot put out (5,2,2). 12. In the parlance of today, getting hooked on (9). 13. Let out when the stretch is up (4). 15. Is fetching but aggravates one (4). 17. Herb carried the silver in (6). 18. Go back and give it a whirl again (6). 20. Find standing right in front of one (5). 21. Urge one to flatten (5). 23. Settle up with, as is right and proper (4).

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