The Irish Independent Cryptic Crossword

Updated: 17 July 2017

The Irish Independent Cryptic Crossword

Across

3
Across
Plenty in favour of a merger
PROFUSION
8
Across
Former morning paper
EXAM
10
Across
Class a number as precise
FORMAL
11
Across
14
Across
Strip a fire-arm?
RIFLE
15
Across
Absorbed with a new part
RAPT
16
Across
20
Across
21
Across
24
Across
Habit-forming, craftsman
TAILOR
25
Across
Broke down, oddly enough!
CRACKEDUP
27
Across

Down

1
Down
He may do you a good turn!
PERFORMER
2
Down
5
Down
Colours and becomes servile
FAWNS
6
Down
Rather earlier
SOONER
7
Down
11
Down
12
Down
Old-timer
SANDGLASS
17
Down
Throw away a fight?
SCRAP
19
Down
22
Down
Belief in sacred office
CREDO
23
Down
24
Down
A fit convert, perhaps
TURN

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