2-Speed Crossword

Bray People - - CHRISTMAS -

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

CRYP­TIC CLUES Across 1. Pro­vides weapons for mem­bers (4) 8. Du­pli­cate of the same type (6,4) 9. Open clash that re­veals the strength of one’s hand (4-4) 10. Rounds of drinks? (4) 12. Rushes off for some soda (6) 14. It’s enough to drive one to drink (6) 15. Wave put in the hair (6) 17. Glut­ton takes an age to fin­ish a bird (6) 18. Sky­light (4) 19. Push the boat out and de­part (5,3) 21. Not right in front, hav­ing been for­got­ten? (4,6) 22. Hot dish pro­duces worry (4) Down 2. Not mis­taken con­cern­ing an or­der (5,5) 3. A di­rec­tion to lower a boat (4) 4. First im­pres­sions are con­vinc­ing (6) 5. Lines for a child ris­ing ten (6) 6. Hav­ing a row? (8) 7. One may get one’s hooks into them (4) 11. Labour ex­change? (4,6) 13. There’s a lot of laugh­ter when a girl swal­lows it (8) 16. First film shots of stam­pedes (6) 17. A suc­cess­ful film company will make and show it (6) 18. The Ital­ian sun-fish (4) 20. Ob­jects and doesn’t go on (4)

QUICK CLUES Across 1. Limbs (4) 8. Du­pli­cate (6,4) 9. Point of decision (4-4) 10. Cir­cuits (4) 12. De­stroys (6) 14. Crav­ing (6) 15. Paint spreader (6) 17. Bird (6) 18. Celebrity (4) 19. Go away (5,3) 21. Re­main­ing (4,6) 22. Casse­role (4) Down 2. 180 de­gree turn (5,5) 3. Boat (4) 4. Trial prints (6) 5. Poem (6) 6. Row­ing (8) 7. Sight or­gans (4) 11. Mail room (4,6) 13. Mirth (8) 16. Hur­ries (6) 17. Gain (6) 18. Only (4) 20. Fin­ishes (4) SO­LU­TIONS TO LAST WEEK’S 2-SPEED CROSSWORD: Across: 1 Con­spires; 8 Nil; 9 Elas­tic band; 11 Fes­toon; 12 An­gle; 13 Re­name; 15 Teaser; 17 Scene; 18 Hem-line; 20 In­tol­er­ance; 22 His; 23 Out­shines. Down: 2 Oil; 3 Pa­tio; 4 Re­cent; 5 Sealane; 6 In­di­ges­tion; 7 Plane-tree; 10 Ab­sen­teeism; 11 Fore­sight; 14 Maestro; 16 Chalet; 19 March; 21 Cue.

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