The Mirror Cryptic Crossword

Updated: 20 February 2020

Crossword answers for The Mirror Cryptic crossword, Thursday, 20 February 2020.

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Across

1
Across
Shame about dire upset
DISREPUTE
8
Across
Stressed about a lock
TRESS
10
Across
Discard support
SLING
12
Across
Amazement in a drawer
AWE
13
Across
14
Across
Part of the theatre
ROLE
15
Across
Mighty river shelter
POTENT
16
Across
Lively beer with soldier
AGILE
18
Across
Hear silent arrangement
LISTEN
20
Across
Origin of botany
ROOT
22
Across
The bird in the nest
HEN
23
Across
Vermin in a crate
RAT
24
Across
Brief squat
SHORT
25
Across
Change later, possibly
ALTER
26
Across
Celebrated grey eland variety
LEGENDARY

Down

2
Down
Perfect model
IDEAL
3
Down
Got up like a flower
ROSE
4
Down
Plot is about a weapon
PISTOL
5
Down
Fastening in wet conditions
TWINE
6
Down
Tries lies out to remove germs
STERILISE
7
Down
Revolutionaries got tiaras wrong
AGITATORS
11
Down
Shapes are tall on the side
LATERAL
15
Down
17
Down
Mild information let out
GENTLE
19
Down
Horse running by the sea
SHORE
21
Down
23
Down
Arid sort of attack
RAID

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