The Mirror Cryptic Crossword

Updated: 23 August 2019

Crossword answers for The Mirror Cryptic crossword, Friday, 23 August 2019.

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Across

3
Across
The first cause for crime
TREASON
7
Across
8
Across
9
Across
11
Across
Blessed with not as much
LESS
12
Across
Beer around a coat
PAINT
15
Across
Ties up venue
SITE
16
Across
Woman in view?
IRIS
17
Across
Drama involving a rope
OPERA
18
Across
Lazy-sounding hero
IDOL
19
Across
A study of port
ADEN
21
Across
Love Italian church
ROMANCE
22
Across
Shabby sort of dagger
RAGGED
23
Across

Down

1
Down
New arts supremo
TSAR
2
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Empty rental in deep trouble
DEPLETE
3
Down
Tries out cricket matches
TESTS
4
Down
Part of the play?
ROLE
5
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Lead wayward assistant to city
ADELAIDE
6
Down
Sonnet performed by groups
NONETS
10
Down
11
Down
Slippery around rim
LIP
13
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I shout, taking on olden days
IRONAGE
14
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Nothing found in Manila
NIL
15
Down
Flew to get sabre, say
SOARED
18
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Impressions moved aside
IDEAS
19
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Race around some land
ACRE
20
Down

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