The Irish News Cryptic Crossword

Updated: 2 March 2018

The Irish News Cryptic Crossword

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Is it worn by a master builder?
MORTARBOARD
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Martine changes apparel
RAIMENT
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Did some pressing
URGED
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I should be, when small
DOTTED
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A grim situation on board
ASTERN
18
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Word of praise
HOSANNA
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Defence of the absent
ALIBI
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A deep malady
SEASICKNESS

Down

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Down
6
Down
7
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Used when lying low?
GROUNDSHEET
8
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Trustworthy, but guilty
RESPONSIBLE
14
Down
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Down
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Requirements of necessity
NEEDS
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Turn aside for inspiration
IDEAS

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