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Crisscross Crunch

Here we have a puzzle suffering a tight squeeze. The answer words read straight across or straight down, but they overlap by one, two, three, or four letters. For example, the answer “battLE” might overlap the answer “LEgs” by two letters. To help you solve, we’ve put the clues for Across and Down in alphabetical order according to answers, and we’ve given the word lengths in parentheses. Answer as many clues as you can, and then try to fit them in the grid. We’ve placed letters to get you started.



Wide street (6)

Dinner dinger (4)

Deep red color (6)

Rely (on) (4)

Impressionist "Water Liliies" painter (5)

Scruffs (5)

Verne captain (4)

Floral corona part (5)

Fix the street (6)

Red or Sargasso (3)

Committee to hear lost souls? (6)

Mexican wrap, eh (6)

Claw (5)

Teleprinter network, briefly (5)

(They) used to be (4)

Boxing venue (5)

Cook a cake (4)

Extra pay (5)

Moth-repelling wood (5)

Put off (5)

Jeans material (5)

Grow dim (4)

Pictures (6)

Dog hotel (6)

Innie or outie (5)

Wrestling hold (6)

Stair post (5)

Get Wired again (5)

Esteem (6)

Not new (4)

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