New crossword

Across

1 Wrote Psycho (5)

5 Like Sunday morning (4)

8 Rugby score (3)

9 From the weasel family (5)

11 Oil from a tobacco leaf (8)

12 Manager of Chelsea FC (7)

13 Serious (5)

16 Dismiss (4)

18 Polo shaped cake (8)

20 Jimmy Page had a led one (8)

23 Kipling poem (2)

25 Doctor’s orders (12)

26 Queen go ga ga over this (5)

28 19th century US whaling hub (9)

31 Home of the platypus (9)

32 Unable to sleep (8)

33 Threesome (4)

34 Poles apart (6)

37 Work of fiction (5)

Down

2 Cheese accompaniment (7)

3 Keanu film (6)

4 Waterspout (6)

6 Stephen King book (2)

7 A way out (8)

10 Summer festival (11)

14 Part of a plant (4)

15 Title (8)

17 Breed of dog and coastline (9)

19 Japanese drum (5)

21 Not a planet (5)

22 Magic spell (11)

24 Rinder, Judy or Dredd (5)

27 Highest space in the house (5)

29 Too deep to figure out?(6)

30 The eyes have it (4)

35 Road where The Beatles recorded their hits (5)

36 Volcano (4)

Last week’s solutions:

CRYPTIC SOLUTIONS

Across: 7 Hard of hearing; 8 Integral; 9 Cast; 10 Caress; 12 Therms; 14 Onward; 16 Divest; 18 User; 20 Trial run; 22 First language.

Down: 1 Maintain; 2 Adhere; 3 Afar; 4 Deflated; 5 Creche; 6 Onus; 11 Sedately; 13 Misjudge; 15 Across; 17 Valour; 19 Suit; 21 Inns.

QUICK SOLUTIONS

Across: 7 Discreditable; 8 Disaster; 9 Push; 10 Patent; 12 Ignore; 14 Better; 16 Grille; 18 Rake; 20 Strength; 22 Accommodation.

Down: 1 Mitigate; 2 Scrape; 3 Test; 4 Piercing; 5 Happen; 6 Plus; 11 Tiresome; 13 Relation; 15 Tremor; 17 Ignite; 19 Arch; 21 Rude.

Mick Ferris

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