Crossword

 

Cryptic Clues
 
Across
1. Musical stones (7)
5. Hold down target in sport (3)
7. Pensioner has diamonds that are magnificent (5)
8. Repair sewer so it runs the right way (5)
9. Ate tea … complete this concoction! (3)
10. Listen, I decline to use a saline solution (3,4)
11. Wrongly urge pro to reform (7)
13. Pride that Earth must turn (3)
14. One who gives to knight inside opening (5)
15. I have to get into a state of rest with flower (5)
16. Sorry looking herb (3)
17. Why you smile broadly in paradise (7)
 
Down
1. Knave returns crimson painting to embezzler (5,6)
2. Worst place to have rented, say (5)
3. Curious need to make things later (2,3,5)
4. Rag about appalling pedantry at queen’s summer event (6,5)
5. Model question (5)
6. All directions used to code bulletin  (4,7)
12. Information that is found in a lamp (5)
13. America gets left out, being strangely envious of a poem’s conclusion (5)
 
Answers
 
Across
1. Rolling, 5. Pin, 7. Grand, 8. Resew, 9. Eat, 10. Eye drop, 11. Regroup, 13. Ego, 14. Donor, 15. River, 16. Rue, 17. Elysium
 
Down
1. Rogue trader, 2. Least, 3. In due course, 4. Garden party, 5. Poser, 6. News program, 12. Genie, 13. Envoi