22 MAY 1941, Page 27


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ACROSS 1. A bad man, but possibly pro- tective after dark (to).

6. Baggage and correspondence in one (4).

to. Be in a motor for timber (5). 1. Speed after a famous vale (9).

12. No air hits like this (9).

13. Either way the bird precedes us (5).

14. Mr. Kipling's butterfly did (7).

Cut up in the ship, enough to go round, no doubt (7).

18. Naturally one would do this to what one holds dearish even if half French (7).

20. Male falcon (7).

22. Not given to punning, even in war-time (5).

24. Longfellow made a fire of this (9).

26. Return at six and take stock (9).

27. Not thirsty? Try this (5).

28. "I know a little garden-close Set thick with - and red rose" (Morris) (4)- 29. Even such mean people would find it difficult to.do this (no).

DOWN 1. A divinity by whom we might expect to be supported (7).

2. Rebel run over by an omni- bus next morning (9).

3. Head and tail of a kangaroo (5). 4. I turned into this (7).

5. Concerning intellects? (7).

7. "Never morning wore To evening, but some - did break" (Tennyson) (5).

8. Ship among the trees (7).

9. The last thing one might expect in Chile (2 words) (4, 4).

15. A Tennysonian medley (8).

17. A great age some profess to despise (9).

18. It almost caps the lot (7).

19. A Doctor of Divinity in liquor? Very fishy! (7).

20. What one shouldn't do to clear soup (7).

21. They come and go (7). 23. A military associate (5). 25. Shylock's friend (5).