Crossword solutions: Monday, October 22

Across: 1 Recoup, 4 Orate, (Recuperate) 8 Conch, 9 Failing, 10 Overawe, 11 Hurl, 12 Rum, 14 Plea, 15 Amen, 18 Lea, 21 Pale, 23 Discard, 25 Concise, 26 Crime, 27 Epoch, 28 Recede. Down: 1 Reckon, 2 Conceal, 3 Upheaval, 4 Omit, 5 Adieu, 6 Engulf, 7 After, 13 Massacre, 16 Evasive, 17 Apache, 19 Adder, 20 Adhere, 22 Lingo, 24 Rich.

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