Two-In-One

Irish Independent - - Puzzles -

CRYPTIC CLUES ACROSS

4 Bird of peace - the va­ri­ety that’s cool to the end (7) 8 Mus­cu­lar pains given by many slopes (6)

9 Girl at Num­ber Five writes a lit­tle book (7)

10 Smooth guy - from Texas, per­haps? (6)

11 Chant like one af­ter scrap metal (6)

12 Ves­sels that had some at­mos­phere about them (8)

18 The Colorado - not

the Volga (3,5)

20 Rascal I pur­sue

for sea-food (6)

21 Col­li­sion in the

bil­liard room (6) 22 Place to be­come a

beast (7)

23 Too pat a va­ri­ety

of tu­ber (6)

24 Hit out and belted about a half­cen­tury (7)

DOWN

1 Stu­dent shows mark, takes in a lit­tle hol­i­day (7) 2 Her sail is in tat­ters - she should use one of th­ese to sum­mon help (7) 3 A sen­sa­tion - in the swim­ming pool, per­haps? (6) 5 I goes and gets twisted painful like (8) 6 En­ter­tains and pos­si­bly cures (6) 7 In other words, it isn’t sea! (6)

13 Mad about equip­ment to bring water to the land (8)

14 Hol­i­day am­bi­tion re­quir­ing turn­ing out in the sun­shine (4,3)

15 Metal bar for stern

rulers? (4,3)

16 Gath­er­ing of big fish - where 1 Dn. may be seen? (6) 17 Re­mains af­ter the fire has died down (6)

19 Ex­pla­na­tion about

an off­spring (6)

SIM­PLE CLUES ACROSS

4 Val­our (7) 8 Har­mony (6) 9 Ver­sus (7) 10 Sum­mary (6) 11 Sta­ble (6) 12 Distribute (5,3) 18 Good­bye (8) 20 Sick­ness (6) 21 Beat (6) 22 Even now (7) 23 Dis­tant (6) 24 Mo­ment (7)

DOWN

1 Sur­mise (7) 2 Gen­er­ous (7) 3 In­cen­tive (6)

5 Roll (8) 6 Con­cealed (6) 7 Dwell (6)

13 Now and again (3,3,2) 14 De­mol­ish (7) 15 Warned (7) 16 De­graded (6) 17 Aver (6) 19 Rub­ber (6)

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