The Irish News Cryptic Crossword

Updated: 12 October 2017

The Irish News Cryptic Crossword

Across

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Being cast in a devilish mould
SATANIC
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Come to some back-water
WAKE
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A year's supply of dates
CALENDAR
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Hangs around or is let out
LOITERS
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Used the office keys?
TYPED
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Cow-catchers
LARIATS
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Open-mouthed at love-feast
AGAPE
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Shouts of vendors who are in the way
STREETCRIES
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Not received by one in a safe job
DANGERMONEY
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Using force to adjust oil vent
VIOLENT
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See Cuba as changed
BECAUSE
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Round-the-world trip
ORBIT
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Ten unsuitable as officer material
SUBLIEUTENANT
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Not free to jump
BOUND
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Down

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Custom assumed by a brother
HABIT
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Down
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Point of the backbone?
SPINE
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Chewed a small morsel
BIT
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Hot-looking athlete or climber
SCARLETRUNNER
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His account is outstanding
DEBTOR
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Has time for unbelief
ATHEISM
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Checks, made by police
ARRESTS
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Poems from overseas
VERSE
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Dubious character
SUSPECT
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Train GP in rupture
PARTING
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I'm not one to weaken
IMPAIR
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Ill-treatment?
NURSING
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Erect building for island
CRETE
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