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19 March, 2010  
Crossword

Codex 2 … Justinian’s crossword for followers of legal affairs … Partly cryptic … Partly not … Give the grey-matter a thrill … Print and play


Cryptic clues are marked with an asterisk *

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Across

1 He gets goods in trust (6)

4 *Piece in paper Head of Department gets bound (8)

10 Deed of release (4,5)

11 She can’t practise law but she’s done well in journalism (5)

12 Creme de la creme (5)

13 Type of gland secreting internally (9)

14 *Eccentric artist locks Pole in passage (7)

16 *Invalid gets around in full uniform (4)

19 *Plaintiff’s initial argument about part of ship (4)

21 *Set to build holy city? Not so! (7)

24 *Policeman makes sound on fiddle (9)

25 Taper off (3,2)

26 *Killing, or “topping” (5)

27 Philosopher who claimed God was dead (9)

28 These things will pass (8)

29 *Suitable game for Bond? (6)

Down

1 *Leave cheque, unsigned by Heads of Chambers, in bath (8)

2 Hostile (8)

3 *Compere calls for two characters to be announced (5)

5 *Fast time to Indonesia? (7)

6 Really stupid (9)

7 Confirm answer to quiz question? (4,2)

8 *Demanded payment for greyish brown shelter to be put up (6)

9 *Document confirming right of sick person not to take iodine (6)

15 Plan (9)

17 Formed with a network of crossed bars, like some windows (8)

18 *Fish bit into gentleman’s pouch (8)

20 *Wine bar could be a learning environment these days (7)

21 More docile (6)

22 Writer (6)

23 Adorn; supplement (6)

25 *Leper – one who rose up without us (5)


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