TWO SPEED CROSSWORD

The Citizen (Gauteng) - - FUN & GAMES -

Quick Clues

ACROSS 1 Cloth edges (4) 3 Of­fi­cer (8) 8 Unit of liq­uid (4) 9 Prece­dence (8) 11 Emer­gency ma­rine re­cov­ery (3,3,6) 13 S Amer­i­can river (6) 14 Dis­plays (6) 17 Very healthy (3,2,1,6) 20 Un­wieldy (8) 21 En­tity (4) 22 Ex­plode (8) 23 Labourer (4) DOWN 1 Scots New Year (8) 2 Dis­ease (7) 4 Mis­takes (6) 5 Freight ve­hi­cle (5,5) 6 Farewell (5) 7 Play­things (4) 10 Adorn­ment (10) 12 Declared (8) 15 Ad­di­tions (7) 16 Pill (6) 18 Metal bar (5) 19 Pound (4)

Cryptic Clues

ACROSS 1 He has writ­ing dic­tated by the height of fash­ion (4) 3 Pos­si­bly greets an N.C.O (8) 8 A fishy mea­sure (4) 9 In a con­vent it gives pref­er­en­tial treat­ment (8) 11 Ser­vice pro­vid­ing over­head sav­ings for those in deep wa­ter (3,3,6) 13 As a fighter she was fab­u­lous (6) 14 Dresses for an in­crease in salary, we hear (6) 17 In sound con­di­tion, though pos­si­bly highly strung (3,2,1,6) 20 Ugly in an awk­ward way (8) 21 One ba­sis of mea­sure­ment (4) 22 Set off for school in time (8) 23 As­sis­tance a per­former likes to get (4) DOWN 1 Cel­e­brated form of ma­hogany (8) 2 Such fever could pro­duce first-class alarm (7) 4 Di­rec­tions about ba­sic ed­u­ca­tion con­tain noth­ing but mis­takes (6) 5 A healthy breed of rolling stock (5,5) 6 Pos­si­ble the last word from Paris (5) 7 They may in­struct in nurs­ery schools (4) 10 Read no­tice per­haps - a job for a painter (10) 12 A dessert not usu­ally in­sisted upon (8) 15 Items put in a lit­er­ary sup­ple­ment (7) 16 One may take bat­tle for­ma­tion (6) 18 Bar some but ad­mit­ting oth­ers (5) 19 Money for some to­bacco (4)

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