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Monthly Crossword Number 72

 

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Across (Passages)

6. Could make the difference to fixed tackle in the lack of trust.  (4)
7. Underground passage on the right lines perhaps in Cuthbert’s. (6)
8. We flood hill, but not by blocking up this swallet. (11)
9. Becoming this is hardly a becoming position for a caver. (5)
10. Affectionate name for late Mendip caver. (5)
13. Many red ties describe cave bearing rocks. (11)
15. Return Journey – led by the nose? (6)
16. The same either way. (4)

Down (Pitches)

1. Primitive boat describes most Mendip swallet caves. (6)
2. A vandal might somehow cast tiles at these. (11)
3. Holy man with three directions for once popular Belfry food. (5)
4. Caves are almost entirely this. (2,9)
5. Three of this in Swildons Three…. (4)
11……and nine of this nearly. (5)
12. Abstainer and three directions for temporary shelters. (5)
14. Hardly a difficult clue. (4)

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