Sunday crossword

Across:

  • 1. Mythical creature (7)
  • 3. Herb (4)
  • 5. Snake (3)
  • 9. Holland – host of …Later (5)
  • 13. Capitulate (9)
  • 16. Tomb (9)
  • 19. Chocolate bar (4)
  • 20. Cricket county (6)
  • 21. Capital of Belarus (5)
  • 22. Approve (6)
  • 23. Actress Blanchett (4)
  • 25. Endorsement (14)
  • 26. Boundary (9)
  • 27. Remote (8)
  • 28. Portent (4)
  • 29. Acquiesce (6)

Down:

  • 2. Duty-bound (7)
  • 4. Phantom (10)
  • 6. Ancient Eqyptian ruler (7)
  • 7. Slang for £25 (4)
  • 8. Type of cheese (11)
  • 10. Sibling (6)
  • 11. Cluster (5)
  • 12. Tooth (5)
  • 13. Plank with wheels (10)
  • 14. For strings (3)
  • 15. Team game (10)
  • 17. Type of footwear (8)
  • 18. Marx brother (7)
  • 20. Soak (8)
  • 23. Close-knit (8)
  • 24. Benefactor (6)

Last week’s solutions:

Across: 2. Impasse, 5. Shapps, 12. Edict,13. Pompeii, 14. Feline, 16. Vampire, 18. Evacuate, 19. Hut, 20. Determination, 21. Guilty, 22. Cirrus, 24. Robust 26. Morrissey, 29. Holland, 30. Spam

Down: 1. Waive, 3. Sagittarius, 4. Elbow, 5. Sodden, 6. Palin, 7. Cup, 8. Intrepid, 9. Feign, 10. Celestial, 11. Amoeba, 14. Fatigue, 15. Banter, 17. Nurburgring, 23. Rude, 25. Bus, 27. Solar, 28. Iota.

Mick Ferris

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