Crossword

ACROSS:

  • 3. Execute (9)
  • 5. Unplanned (11)
  • 6. Short tempered (9)
  • 7. Make the grade (7)
  • 8. Ephemeral (9)
  • 15. Common fossil (8)
  • 18. Tusked marine mammal (6)
  • 20. Asian capital city (7)
  • 22. British cheese (3, 7)
  • 23. Baby kangaroo (4)
  • 24. Preserve (3)
  • 25. Type of pasta (7)
  • 26. Sluggish (9)
  • 29. Tradesman (11)
  • 30. Broken bone (8)
  • 31. Literary character (7, 5)

DOWN:

  • 1. Singer (8)
  • 2. Recovery (13)
  • 4. Iconic guitarist (3, 4)
  • 8. Slot in (4)
  • 9. Assistance (7)
  • 10. Freebie (8)
  • 11. Hold back (8)
  • 12. Gas (4)
  • 13. Formula 1 team (4)
  • 14. Natural change (11)
  • 16. Recede (3)
  • 17. Be involved intermittently (6)
  • 19. Apogee (8)
  • 21. Edge (9)
  • 27. Precise (5)
  • 28. Epoch (3)
Last week’s solution