The Irish Independent Cryptic Crossword

Updated: 9 June 2019

The Irish Independent Cryptic Crossword

Across

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To banish a coster is dreadful
OSTRACISE
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Big glare
LARGE
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Dance for doctor?
MEDICINEBALL
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Shoots, maybe, and recoils
KICKS
12
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Protest about mean rotters
REMONSTRATE
13
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How many have less feeling?
NUMBER
13
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Not far from being humid
FAIRLYCLOSE
16
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Air force!
STRAIN
17
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Part-time deed was planned beforehand
PREMEDITATED
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I had one to return to fool
IDIOT
20
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The prospect for the sentinel
LOOKOUT
21
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Matter for thought
BRAIN
22
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Use hands to make a parasol
SUNSHADE
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A match for a noble lord
PEER

Down

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Down
Delightful, but damaging to 100
CHARMING
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They fly or take a train
RAILS
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Art Gallery for the blind!
LOUVRE
2
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Down
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Do part of the housework
SEW
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A new paper to be published
APPEAR
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Eager to change a trend
ARDENT
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Willingly dead?
TESTATE
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Mutilated clothing came first
GARBLED
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Get rid of the hut
SHED
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Contest between insects?
CRICKETMATCH
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There are many sides to it
POLYGON
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Director is owed money
CREDITOR
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Keep your thanks in check
RETAIN
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Shoot something to eat
SPROUT
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Rum sort of drink
TODDY
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Agree to a rise, one hears
ASSENT
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Spinster can't be a hit!
MISS
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Bridal path
AISLE
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Shout and weep
CRY
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Almost captured as well
TOO

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