Crossword and puzzles

Tackle ei­ther set of these clues – you can even mix and match them, be­cause the so­lu­tions are the same for both sets

Paradise - - Contents -

CRYP­TIC CLUES

ACROSS

1. Po­lice­man gets near dis­tur­bance (8) 6. Tree planted in in­let (3) 7. Heard Alec shun time for mak­ing false prom­ises (8) 8. Young chap started like a dream (3) 10. Ready like a scout should be (8) 13. Strange rep to serve jam (8) 16. Song for me and my con­trary lag (3) 18. Street demos in favour of school ex­ams (8) 19. Ma­ni­a­cal and de­mented pri­mar­ily (3) 20. They clev­erly ar­range to pro­vide per­fume and colour (8)

DOWN

1. Us­ing a broom across the board? (8) 2. Wound in fish and stag­gered (6) 3. More in next race (5) 4. Neck cord comes with ring in the nose (5) 5. Gala­had had left fete (4) 9. Sea­side’s rav­aged by bugs (8) 11. French street lament (3) 12. Plants to pro­duce eye parts (6) 14. Right, you are Al from the coun­try! (5) 15. Sir ac­cepts thanks for in­stru­ment (5) 17. Act swiftly and promptly at first (1,1,1,1)

STRAIGHT CLUES

ACROSS

1. Army rank (8) 6. Held off, kept at ... (3) 7. Na­tional bal­lot (8) 8. Boy (3) 10. On standby (8) 13. Bot­tle or dry (fruit) (8) 16. Girl (3) 18. Raises ob­jec­tions (8) 19. Fu­ri­ous (3) 20. Flower re­tail­ers (8)

DOWN

1. Wide-rang­ing (changes) (8) 2. Re­cited, ... off (6) 3. The E of ESP (5) 4. Gal­lows loop (5) 5. Fes­tive oc­ca­sion (4) 9. TB, ebola & ty­phoid (8) 11. Re­gret (3) 12. Fleur-de-lis flow­ers (6) 14. Pas­toral (5) 15. Ravi Shankar’s in­stru­ment (5) 17. Im­me­di­ately (1,1,1,1)

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