March 8 2018 - Irish Times (Simplex) Crossword Answers

March 8 2018 - Irish Times (Simplex) Crossword Answers

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A freshwater fish

TENCH

Bitchiness or malice

SPITE

Casualty or prey

VICTIM

Composition for an orchestra

SYMPHONY

Correctional institution

PRISON

Crabwise, at an angle

SIDEWAYS

Definite, categorical

POSITIVE

Edible tuber

POTATO

Entreat

BEG

Fabric from flax

LINEN

Fastened by sewing

STITCHED

First lady

EVE

Giving up work

RETIRING

Grasses at river's edge

REEDS

Highest point of a mountain

SUMMIT

It signals surrender

WHITEFLAG

JFK and Charles de Gaulle, say

AIRPORTS

Large steel towers

PYLONS

Man-made lake to store water

RESERVOIR

One has specialist knowledge

EXPERT

One lives nearby

NEIGHBOUR

One steals

THIEF

Pass away

DIE

Producing the desired result

EFFECTIVE

Recorded visual image

VIDEO

Remove mud from a riverbed

DREDGE

Serving vessels

DISHES

Showing extreme courage

HEROIC

Small item of cutlery

TEASPOON

Soil or planet

EARTH

Solemn promise

PLEDGE

Story from long ago

LEGEND

Sweet carbonated drink

LEMONADE

Theme, subject

TOPIC

Thrusting weapons

SWORDS

Woodland fairy

ELF