2-Speed Cross­word

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

New Ross Standard - - MIND GAMES -

CRYP­TIC CLUES

Across 1. A pen, or its holder (6-6)

7. A point in favour of New Guinea, ini­tially (5)

8. A self-made coun­ter­feiter may be so de­scribed (5)

9. I will be briefly un­well (3) 10. Re­cep­ta­cle used on cer­tain or­ders (9) 11. They are out­side or is it just spec­u­la­tion? (6)

12. Enough fur­ni­ture for 501 ve­hi­cles (6) 15. Pro­mote a mur­derer and cause uproar (5,4) 17. Fel­low in com­mand (3)

18. Un­likely to be out­wit­ted or feel pain (5) 19. Put your foot down! (5)

21. Deeply sad ten­dency in an au­di­ence (12) Down 1. A money­len­der may, but it won’t ap­pear in his books! (4,8)

2. I per­son­ally go East to be­gin with (3) 3. They carry on among wits (6)

4. Re­sult of a big blow to the econ­omy? (9) 5. She’s found in excellent sur­round­ings (5) 6. Show­ing pre-ar­ranged loathing (12) 7. It nat­u­rally beats peas and beans (5) 10. Crafts­man who may have to take a plane (9)

13. Di­rected me to help out (5)

14. Ac­tors show they have star po­ten­tial! (6) 16. I am on time for the pic­ture (5)

20. One is con­fused for a long time (3)

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