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BMJ Crossword July issue

Apologies to all those readers whose eagle eyes spotted that the wrong grid was published with the crossword in the July issue of BMJ.

The correct image is below and the whole correct page is available to download here: The correct version is now on the digital issue available via the website.

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The clues are:

Across

1          Employees available to a company or industry (9)

8          Divide into two (6)

9          US state, capital Topeka (6)

12 and 13         Piece of cloth spread over furniture during decorating (4,5)

14        Biblical boatbuilder (4)

17        Harlow or Stevenage, for example (3,4)

18        Common urban garden bird (7)

19        Fill with air (7)

22        Goodbye! (7)

24        Female relation (4)

25        See 7 down

26        Fairly hot (4)

29        Natural skill (6)

30        Legally answerable (6)

31        Reserve of goods against future shortages (9)

Down

2          Finished (4)

3          Food preparation room (7)

4          Islands off NE Scotland (7)

5          Bamboo stem (4)

6          Puzzling cutting tool? (6)

7 and 25 across UK political organisation (6,5)

10        Exactly the same (9)

11        Places where items for sale are displayed (9)

15 and 16         Component for converting sun’s rays into energy (5,5)

20        Ornament at the apex of a roof, perhaps (6)

21        Stretchy, springy (7)

22        Pet access set in a door (3,4)

23        Truly, very (6)

27        Side associated with the 7 down 25 across (4)

28        Metal fixing spike (4)

 

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