Crossword solutions Jan/Feb 2019

The solutions to those cryptic clues that have been driving us crazy

Across

1. Mob 3. Subcontract 8. Red Sea 9. Derision 10. After 11. Kebab 13. Sleep 15. Rudyard Kipling 20. Weird 21. Scorn 23. Clean 24. Poseidon 25. Marina 26. Thunderclap 27. Owe

Down

1. Marram grass 2. Bedstead 3. Spear 4. Cuddled 5. Thick 6. Amoeba 7. Thy 12. Belgian pate 13. Screw 14. Pried 17. Impetigo 18. Titanic 19. Honshu 22. Naiad 23. Cramp 24. Pit