Sunday crossword

Across:

  • 2 Deadlock (7)
  • 5 Transport secretary (6)
  • 12 Decree (5)
  • 13 Destroyed when Vesuvius erupted in AD79 (7)
  • 14 Cat-like (6)
  • 16 Blood sucker (7)
  • 18 Expel (8)
  • 19 Cabin (3)
  • 20 Tenacity (13)
  • 21 Culpable (6)
  • 22 Cloud type (6)
  • 24 Sturdy (6)
  • 26 Steven Patrick – not a Smith (9)
  • 29 Spiderman country (7)
  • 30 Unwanted email (4)

Down:

  • 1 Forgo (5)
  • 3 Star sign (11)
  • 4 Arm joint (5)
  • 5 Soaked (6)
  • 6 Knighted Python (5)
  • 7 Trophy (3)
  • 8 Plucky (8)
  • 9 Pretend (5)
  • 10 Angelic (9)
  • 11 Single cell creature (6)
  • 14 Lethargy (7)
  • 15 Badinage (6)
  • 17 German racetrack (11)
  • 23 Insulting (4)
  • 25 Public transport (3)
  • 27 Sun power (5)
  • 28 Smidgen (4)

Last week’s solutions:

Across: 1. Aim, 2. Memo, 5. Sob, 6. Confer, 8.Topic, 10. Radical, 12. Eggheads, 15. Varadkar, 19. Southampton, 20. Joker, 22. Peak, 23. Procedure, 25. Verdict, 26. Code, 27. Mix, 28. Odd

Down: 1. Abolish, 3. Myopia, 4. Lenient, 7. Embargo, 9. Placid, 11. Laureate, 13. Gluttony, 14. Pad, 16. Rutherford, 17. Neo, 18. Heckle, 19. Something, 21. Scrutiny, 24. View

Mick Ferris

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