The Irish Independent Cryptic Crossword

Updated: 7 December 2017

The Irish Independent Cryptic Crossword

Across

3
Across
Bird has husks not very long
CHAFFINCH
8
Across
Graduate near to infant
BABY
9
Across
Interrupt quick meal
BREAKFAST
10
Across
Strange duel editor dodged
ELUDED
11
Across
Debar whiskers
BEARD
14
Across
Heading for just claim
TITLE
15
Across
Intend to be stingy
MEAN
16
Across
20
Across
A flower emerged
AROSE
21
Across
In turn I obey a weeper
NIOBE
24
Across
Rail at rope with noose
LARIAT
26
Across
Heath to anchor
MOOR
27
Across
Foolish but unconscious
SENSELESS

Down

1
Down
2
Down
Kidnapping of theologian in sale
ABDUCTION
4
Down
Exacting, not giving
HARD
6
Down
7
Down
Put off actors
CAST
9
Down
11
Down
Stiffen a couple
BRACE
12
Down
He may well bank on interest
DEPOSITOR
13
Down
24
Down

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