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CRYPTIC CROSSWORD No. 13
by Medusa

Across

Mark, a sailor, makes a sacred symbol (6)
Ingrates made most annoyed (8)
Confronts writhing eels ably (8)
10 Gotham City's orderly? (6)
11 Mouse on the edge? (10)
12 Old sex appeal on the way out (4)
13 Request for small French particle (8)
16 Enlarge detail inordinately (6)
17 Spoils, so it's said, the Argentinian grasslands (6)
19 Relaxed shuffle - I lack a bid (4-4)
21 Spear fish (4)
22 Casual cannon halt prepared (10)
25 It's obvious the old man needs shelter (6)
26 Pub does well on cheap deals (8)
27 Tower had sorted out where condemned prisoners wait (5,3)
28 Bird man and painter (6)

Down

Flower of Scotland (usually with "Bonnie") (5)
Jewish leader's tailless mammal (5)
Ballet company almost sounds intractable (7)
Not placed but managed as well (4-3)
Mouth injured but ate heartily (7)
Pregnant member (2,3,4)
Could be vital piece of information - it's confused in radio noise (9)
14 Wipe out - I'd create a replacement (9)
15 Apply tool (9)
18 Ears not attuned to a statesman (7)
19 A protracted obeisance is Archer's weapon (7)
20 Get what's left (7)
23 One gets in for fear that it's the smallest (5)
24 Trained assassin released from prison in Japan (5)

Solution


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