2-Speed Crossword

Sunday Times - - Puzzles -

CRYPTIC CLUES

ACROSS 1 Steel bat man­u­fac­tured again as safety de­vice (4, 4)

7 Call for band at wed­ding (4) 8 Foot­baller’s agree­ment to mov­ing pic­ture (8)

9 Put aside part of bushel? Very well (6)

10 Get ’em twice round Bri­tish Le­gion badge (6)

11 Stick in­sect re­turns (3) 12 Engi­neers in plot to get rel­a­tives! (5)

14 Open mouth wide to take in right fruit (5)

16 Amer­i­can comes back qui­etly to take a meal (3) 18 So-called ex­pert creat­ing an­other din, be­ing put out (6) 20 Comment about the gospeller? (6)

22 and 23 Jim can lay tea out for a hard-shooting woman (8) 23 See 22 (4)

24 Sweet, quiet lis­tener has a fall (4, 4)

DOWN

1 Old Bob, be­ing sup­ple, has right to wrig­gle on belly! (7) 2 Spirit gives one a leg-up round the North (5) 3 Flat­ter Billy, per­haps! (6) 4 Drunken look at no­tice writ­ten by edi­tor (6)

5 It’s a bit calm, we hear (5) 6 Where pressure is put on — or bias, in a way (6) 13 In con­clu­sion, corny head could win af­fec­tion (6)

15 Dad has right to cut veg­etable (7)

16 Holy man ready for pro­mo­tion? (6)

17 Re­quest for a perry, oddly enough (6)

19 Lit­tle Alan goes South to moun­tains af­ter old city (5) 21 Chief of­fi­cer (5)

COF­FEE TIME

ACROSS 1 Car-driver’s strap (4, 4)

7 Hand or­na­ment (4)

8 Move from place to place (8) 9 Put on to ledge (6)

10 Sym­bol, logo (6) 11 Rock-singer ___ Ste­wart (3) 12 Re­pro­duce (5)

14 Wine fruit (5)

16 Swal­low a lit­tle at a time (3) 18 Know-all (6)

20 Ob­serve (6)

22 Dis­as­ter (8)

23 Tarzan’s girl (4)

24 Acid boiled sweet (4, 4) DOWN 1 Move like snake (7)

2 Heaven res­i­dent (5)

3 Dairy spread for bread (6) 4 Laden (6)

5 Por­tion (5)

6 Weather curve (6)

13 Make lov­able (6)

15 Long white rootcrop (7) 16 Line, streak (6)

17 Pe­ti­tion (6)

19 Rus­sian moun­tain range (5) 21 Rank above army cap­tain (5) LAST WEEK’S SO­LU­TION

ACROSS: 1 Forced 4 Cal­ico 7 Laid 8 Given out 9 Ex­pound 12 Spa 14 Aba­cus 15 Divers 16 Tan 18 Han­dled 22 Flamingo 23 Lean 24 Brandy 25 Shelve

DOWN: 1 Fall apart 2 Raise Cain

3 Doggo 4 Coven 5 Line 6 Chump 10 Plush 11 Drill 12 Speed­well 13 As­sur­ance 17 Abler 19 An­noy

20 Dross 21 Omen

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