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The Guardian Weekly - 2021-05-07

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Diversions

By Pasquale

Across 1 Stitched up, like this puzzle? (6-7) 10 Singer Woody gets naughtier, leading couple stripping off (7) 11 Queen Victoria’s beginning to interrupt all her children, quelling excitement? (7) 12 Make a fuss to avoid a Greek island (5) 13 Whatever suggestion that was given to Adam when new animal appeared? (3,4,2) 14 Riverside resident in provincial group (5) 16 See list that includes one regarded as a revolutionary hero (9) 18 Restriction coming over time — it is an eye problem (9) 19 Aboard ship hurry to provide launches (5) 20 Bishop falling into lake in African country like a shot? (9) 23 European report of border activity? (5) 24 Row in world of Roman Church (7) 25 School physics unit facing ruin (7) 26 Very exciting Scottish team — super! (5-8) Down 2 Like Derby, plainly? (2,3,4) 3 Boat is exposed, shipping gallons (5) 4 Provider of polish, a grotesque comedian? (5) 5 Kicks given no censure surprisingly (9) 6 Seek arrest possibly for them (bit of exhibitionism unwanted?) (9) 7 Choice of letter size for keyboarder (5) 8 Feature of the gods not being concerned with supposedly lesser mortals? (13) 9 Desert region has near waters diverted (7,6) 15 Statesman sees Libya torn apart (4,5) 16 People coming back see as a result of this instruction? (9) 17 Native attempts to trap British on island (9) 21 Overlooking North American lake is a nest (5) 22 How one may lie in party game, stutteringly (5) 23 Cold climb posing problem for athlete? (5)

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