Crossword Puzzle Info

Irish Times (Crosaire) – Aug 10 2018

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Clues Answers
Apparent in bone density one associates with the first gardeners EDEN
Break finger in Trim FRINGE
Car on grid beside Orion is in need of a name everyone recognises on paper AUTOGRAPHHUNTER
Churchwarden’s pastries – soft at the centre PIPES
Commercial vehicle for major employer STAFFCAR
Costa Rican neighbour, a worker from press agency, retires completely PANAMA
Distinguished scientist designed Sat Nav SAVANT
Foreign party starts to pay the price – English will have to tolerate it and offer it up perhaps SUFFERANCE
Gangsters in hold, Sumo wrestling HOODLUMS
Hot stuff running down hill discovered in Shangri-La valley LAVA
In retrospect, double meaning for cyclists’ performance-enhancing drug? That’s what those doing the policing said! OPENUP
It’s impracticable to drop plectra, as it’ll create stress for Yeats IAMBIC
Make friends with crowd-pleaser and one posh bloke HITITOFF
Mixing damp cement in Split, out of the blue DECAMPMENT
Clues Answers
Most of 14 down and 2 down is for row of potential smokers PIPERACK
Operatic song from familiar film is missing ARIA
Outstanding organisation is rewarded for its work UNPAID
Relatives on both sides of The Liffey, for instance, bound to give the bleeding hearts what they need BLOODBANKS
Replace a grave in ruin RAVAGE
Rhapsodies and music tempo for sure hit RAPTURES
Run-of-the-mill doctor admits it’s going around and going about MEDIOCRE
Scratching the head, of course, of one of the lambs RACK
Set down area in covering LAID
Speculation by several banks? The same old story! THEORY
Stare from miser leaving wigmakers GAWK
Still under wraps in organisation with old pair of writers UNOPENED
They’re in the house for the party FIANNAFAIL
Writer gets stuck into what the chef is providing for the scout’s knapsack PENKNIFE