2-Speed Cross­word

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

Fingal Independent - - MIND GAMES -

QUICK CLUES

Across

1. Fab­ric (4) 3. Fighter (8) 8. Ti­tle (4) 9. Killer (8) 11. Ded­i­cated (6-6) 13. Valu­able pos­ses­sions (6) 14. Pace (6) 17. Ad­di­tion (12) 20. Con­ti­nen­tal (8) 21. Yield (4) 22. All-pow­er­ful (8) 23. Egyp­tian god­dess (4)

Down

1. Foot­ball of­fi­cial (8) 2. Binds (7) 4. Be­gin again (6) 5. In­ac­tiv­ity (10) 6. Fine cot­ton (5) 7. Outer layer (4) 10. Wash­ing line fas­tener (7,3) 12. Non-fleshy (8) 15. Way in (7) 16. Chan­nel (6) 18. As­sem­bly (5) 19. Sec­ond Greek let­ter (4)

CRYP­TIC CLUES Across

1. Fas­ten, with spirit (4) 3. He tries to up­set peo­ple (8) 8. Ti­tle from Latin Amer­ica (4) 9. It’s crim­i­nal to take a cou­ple of fools in (8) 11. Not think­ing of get­ting mar­ried? (6-6) 13. Cap­i­tal way to sup­ply chess­men (6) 14. Step right back in the team (6) 17. When one should act, though it usu­ally oc­curs later (12) 20. The Poles are, but not the N. and S. ones (8) 21. Grant some prece­dence (4) 22. Might lay around be­ing om­nipo­tent! (8) 23. Is first and last a god­dess (4)

Down

1. He sits out­side the court to give his de­ci­sions (8) 2. Joins me in the money (7) 4. Carry on with a sum­mary (6) 5. Deer coun­try show­ing lit­tle sign of life (10) 6. Pos­si­bly I sell thread (5) 7. Cover pro­vided by the car in­dus­try (4) 10. Clip­per of the line? (7,3) 12. Type of set meals suit­able for veg­e­tar­i­ans (8) 15. Such an en­trance con­fuses singers (7) 16. Such a jacket may be con­fined to ma­ni­acs (6) 18. A let­ter in class pro­vides a de­bate (5) 19. Risky trans­ac­tion with a Greek char­ac­ter (4)

SO­LU­TIONS TO LAST WEEK’S 2-SPEED CROSS­WORD:

Across: 1 Paren­the­sis; 9 Mata­dor; 10 Elder; 11 Rarer; 12 Ab­stain; 13 Eleven; 15 Decamp; 18 Cal­lous; 20 Anger; 22 Ex­pel; 23 En­train; 24 Perti­nac­ity. Down: 2 Astir; 3 En­dorse; 4 Tar­mac; 5 Evens; 6 In­di­ana; 7 Emer­gen­cies; 8 Grand­par­ent; 14 Eclipse; 16 Elas­tic; 17 Astern; 19 Owlet; 21 Grant.

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