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CRYP­TIC CLUES ACROSS

1 River crossed by burn­ing bridges (7) 4 A brute ad­vo­cat­ing the per­fect way to live (5) 7 Good­bye to de­pres­sion! (4) 8 Puts chit out for re­pair (6,2) 10 Long leases pre­pared for place to live in US (3,7) 12 Fash­ion­ably named? (6) 13 A pile of snow - like an ice floe? (6) 15 Happy carol turns out not to be au­then­tic (10) 18 Qual­ity land (8) 19 Re­ported as hav­ing rung au­di­bly (4) 20 Maud’s in­volved with a French writer (5) 21 List (7)

DOWN

1 Com­poser of the twist? (5) 2 Where Sagit­tar­ius strikes gold (5,3) 3 Hazel and Mar­garet in spicy com­bi­na­tion (6) 4 Com­par­a­tively good times when gam­bling takes place? (6,4) 5 He foots the bill - and it hurts (4) 6 An out­worn habit (7) 9 Trans­lates some­thing the printer set out (10) 11 It may be found at the end of the line (4,4) 12 Pho­tographed in pieces (7) 14 Stop and have a drink (6) 16 Left port with full cargo (5) 17 A usual amount and not a large num­ber (4)

QUICK CLUES ACROSS

1 Lose con­scious­ness (4,3) 4 Blow with fist (5) 7 To con­vert (4) 8 Eq­ui­table treat­ment (4,4) 10 Care­fully se­lected (4-6) 12 Un­fas­ten and re­move (6) 13 Neg­li­gently in­ert (6) 15 One who sees event hap­pen (10) 18 To­tal lib­erty of ac­tion (4,4) 19 A travel per­mit (4) 20 As­sign to a cat­e­gory (5) 21 Press­ing (7)

DOWN

1 De­gree of slope (5) 2 Calm­ness (8) 3 Hyp­notic state (6) 4 End­less time (10) 5 With­out le­gal ef­fect (4) 6 Emo­tion­ally dis­turbed (7) 9 Of doubt­ful au­then­tic­ity (10) 11 Vi­tal means of com­mu­ni­ca­tion (8) 12 Me­lan­choly (7) 14 Sud­den sharp stab of pain (6) 16 Quick-wit­ted (5) 17 A part of speech (4)

PUZ­ZLE 14678 YES­TER­DAY’S SO­LU­TIONS (14677) CRYP­TIC QUICK

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