TWO-WAY TEASER

Two sets of clues but the an­swers are the same

YOU (South Africa) - - PUZZLES -

CRYPTIC CLUES ACROSS

1 Shoot su­per­flu­ous ac­tor! (4,5) 8 It may be grand to play on (5) 9 Soon the sales ad­dict may, we hear (2-3-2) 11 Twisted part of course may be logged at sea (6) 12 Fin­ished from tip to toe? (3,4) 13 Record moon’s vari­a­tions (4) 14 Ma­noeu­vres to get rid of head of cops (3) 17 A fool re­calls time in­side (3) 18 Cap­tured, also, as well as king (4) 21 Ad­mit what fences do (7) 23 Fea­ture of suit that makes it louder? (4,2) 24 Run an im­port busi­ness? (7) 25 Drinks for all in part of the fight (5) 26 Rather ex­pen­sive for the ex­pe­ri­enced climber? (1,3,5)

DOWN

2 Ru­ral scene idly spread be­side lake (5) 3 Here’s fish – get a thou­sand in without de­lay (6) 4 At­tempt by Tory to leave cir­cle be­hind (3) 5 A ring fixed in sup­ports is rel­e­vant (7) 6 Ex­am­ple of in­fla­tion that goes up when trou­ble starts (7) 7 Knight­hood set to mu­sic? (4,5) 10 On Bri­tish Rail, we sent back the tea (4) 12 Act af­ter a fight and or­der to re­verse di­rec­tion (5,4) 15 Be­gin to put ver­min back (5,2) 16 In road crash you see bar­rel round build­ing (7) 19 Stone on edges of river can cause disease (4) 20 Hard num­ber to find as per­sonal mea­sure­ment (6) 22 Sign in val­ley is what reg­u­lates flow (5)

QUICK CLUES ACROSS

1 Crowd ac­tor in movie (4,5) 8 Key­board in­stru­ment (5) 9 In­def­i­nite time in the fu­ture (2-3-2) 11 A sharp bend (6) 12 Fin­ished (3,4) 13 Sound sent over a sin­gle chan­nel (4) 14 Mil­i­tary ma­noeu­vres (3) 17 A fool (3) 18 Car­ried out (4) 21 To ac­cept (7) 23 In­crease ra­dio vol­ume (4,2) 24 Bring into the coun­try il­le­gally (7) 25 Cir­cu­lar (5) 26 Ex­pen­sive (1,3,5) 19 Rough-haired ter­rier (5) 23 Near­est inn (5,3) 24 Alpine singing (5) 25 Matured (5) 26 Holder for tape (9)

DOWN

2 Pas­toral scene (5) 3 Small fresh­wa­ter fish (6) 4 At­tempt (3) 5 Con­cern­ing (7) 6 Large gas-filled bag (7) 7 Name in pop chart (4,5) 10 Make pot of tea (4) 12 Act of piv­ot­ing 180° (5,4) 15 Act of set­ting in op­er­a­tion

(5,2) 16 Cir­cu­lar build­ing (7) 19 Mi­crobe (4) 20 Al­ti­tude (6) 22 De­vice to con­trol liq­uid

flow (5) 24 Travel over snow (3)

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