2-Speed Crossword

Bray People - - MIND GAMES -

Choose ei­ther the quick or cryptic clues - an­swers are the same.

CRYPTIC CLUES

Across 1. Still twenty re­quired to get even (6,1,5) 7. It’s some­thing to talk about (5) 8. A king­dom not fan­cied by many (5) 9. Pull two out of shape (3) 10. He doesn’t ac­cept the ortho­dox view of tired­ness (9) 11. One who aims to be habit-free? (6) 12. Still the cause of poor re­cep­tion (6) 15. Trav­eller of lit­tle use to his team (9) 17. The point of a dowry (3) 18. Frank im­pres­sion (5) 19. Lit­er­ary ef­fort? (5) 21. They fol­low their notes while act­ing (5,7) Down 1. First job on a race­course (8,4) 2. It’s very near to cheek, in two ways! (3) 3. A way to gain ad­mis­sion (6) 4. A plane worker (9) 5. Pos­si­bly cater for counter-at­tack (5) 6. I can’t prom­ise to make curses! (12) 7. Dragged to the al­tar? (5) 10. Not a good state of mind for dec­o­rat­ing? (9) 13. Rum sort of drink (5) 14. Con­curs about grease (6) 16. Hav­ing a quick and in­ci­sive mind (5) 20. Er­ror dis­cov­ered in pass­ing (3)

QUICK CLUES

Across 1. Get re­venge (6,1,5) 7. Sub­ject (5) 8. Do­main (5) 9. Drag (3) 10. Non­con­formist (9) 11. Na­tur­ist (6) 12. In­ter­fer­ence (6) 15. Trav­eller (9) 17. Spot (3) 18. Im­press (5) 19. Com­po­si­tion (5) 21. Per­form­ers (5,7) Down 1. Race’s be­gin­ning (8,4) 2. Rim (3) 3. En­try (6) 4. Wood­worker (9) 5. Re­spond (5) 6. Curses (12) 7. Pulled (5) 10. An­i­mal dis­ease (9) 13. Hot drink (5) 14. Con­sents (6) 16. Acute (5) 20. Trans­gres­sion (3)

SO­LU­TIONS TO LAST WEEK’S 2-SPEED CROSSWORD:

Across: 4 Astride; 8 One-way; 9 Gri­mace; 10 Strike; 11 Iguana; 12 Reign­ing; 18 Metaphor; 20 Tat­too; 21 Street; 22 Air­mail; 23 Groans; 24 Leashed. Down: 1 Ton­sure; 2 Bear-pit; 3 Darken; 5 Straight; 6 Rum­pus; 7 Dic­ing; 13 Im­mo­bile; 14 Chee­tah; 15 Protest; 16 Facile; 17 Stamps; 19 Ac­tors.

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