2-Speed Cross­word

Fingal Independent - - MIND GAMES -

CRYP­TIC CLUES Across

1. Chooses a dif­fer­ent spot (4)

8. Ruf­fle a sea-ex­pert per­haps (10)

9. It shows in­tel­li­gence! (4-4)

10. Coun­try in Asia Mi­nor (4)

12. Wan­ders away from the street lights (6)

14. Not a good mark to get (6)

15. Man­age to show the way (6)

17. They’re laid down by our bet­ters (6)

18. This prepo­si­tion is in­volved in the end (4)

19. Shows part of a book on in­sects (8)

21. One may have to pick one’s way here (10)

22. Has scat­tered snow (4)

Down

2. Not very ex­cit­ing for one lack­ing drive (10)

3. Looks up and down (4)

4. They may be cut and pick­led (6)

5. Up­sets to make light of (6)

6. Nud­ists dis­like this sauce (8)

7. Some light or heavy tim­ber (4)

11. One may be lost in it (10)

13. The porter of this house is of­ten drunk (8)

16. They start to per­spire – from over-drink­ing? (6)

17. Ini­tially went into gar­den with a mas­sive tent (6)

18. Chin out – but not far (4)

20. Too wrapped up in lo­cal so­ci­ety (4)

QUICK CLUES Across

1. Chooses (4) 8. In­fu­ri­ate (10) 9. Cur­rent af­fairs film (4-4) 10. Thai­land (4) 12. Lost an­i­mals (6) 14. Mark (6) 15. Straight (6) 17. Bets (6)

18. To the in­te­rior (4) 19. Pa­rades (8) 21. Point of de­ci­sion (10) 22. Pos­sesses (4)

Down

2. Walker (10) 3. Ob­serves (4) 4. Es­capades (6) 5. Dis­gorges (6) 6. Sauce (8) 7. Rafter (4) 11. Plea­sur­able con­tem­pla­tion (10) 13. Pub (8) 16. Drinkers (6) 17. Tepee (6)

18. Unit of length (4) 20. Too (4)

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