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Puzzle 60

As you will all know by now, this is our final Spindrift XWord puzzle. You would think it should be a little more inspired than it is, but inspiration and crossword puzzle creation are not entirely compatible concepts! Inspired or not, we hope you enjoy it and look forward to seeing you soon on Spindrift.click.

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Across: 

4. Characteristic of a workflow that conforms to expectations, ISO or otherwise. (12)
9. Edition or iteration. (7)
11. An effort worth four or five points for league or union. (3)
12. Flow behaviours, of inks and other fluids. (10)
14. Keep tabs on that file! (5, 2)
15. Necessary technology for getting files point to point. (7)
16. Destination links. (4)
17. Industrious colony dwelling insect. (3)
18. Target. (3)
19. Optical Brightening Agent. (3)
21. Several sixty thousandths of a minute. (12)
23. Los Angeles or Louisiana. (2)
24. To place, of hardware or software. (7)
25. 500 sheets of paper. (4)
26. Something that triggers a reaction or automated response. Like a tradeshow? (2, 5)
27. Tickety-boo or adequate. (2)
28 Illustrative. (7)
29. Well-educated but untidy dessert made of strawberries, cream and meringue. (4, 4)
30. Or near offer. (3)
32. Management information systems. (3)
33. Shorthand for technologies that link devices and people. (5)
36. Changing the dimensions or data volume of images so that they fit or load better. (8)
39. Obligations and entitlements. (6)
40. Not fronts and reverses. (5)
44. OR. (6)
46. See 14 down. (12)
47. Opposite of weak. (6)

Down: 

1. Print too many? Or just on top? (12)
2. Lacking regularity or definition to their contours or external lines. (9, 6)
3. To contain, complete or satisfy. (4)
4. Slight, not aggrieving, glitch. (4)
5. Sector apart from toner. (7, 6)
6. Orderly arrangements or displays or ranges? (6)
7. Narrow stretch of water a place of difficulty. (6)
8. Knock-out on flat surface and collected slides. (4)
10. Process of making something, say the workflow, its most efficient. (12)
13. Optical Character Recognition. (3)
14. It’ll crash older RIPs if they can’t flatten it. (12)
20. Where or how you go when you are really cross. (9)
22. Quality of a colour which is measured in L. (10)
31. Could be a raw material for hot melt inks? (7)
32. Shorthand for publications that are not newspapers. (4)
34. The next big thing in publishing perhaps. (6)
35. Necessary if you don’t want the word to get out. (7)
37. Calories are not enough to achieve this and expand. (6)
38. Necessary for UK visitors to the USA. (4)
41. Well up for sheets that used to prove a newspaper ad had run. (4)
42. Dream and bare your bum. (4)
43. Necessary if you don’t want to fail. (4)
45. Zero’s binary companion. (3)

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