Two Speed Crossword

Buckinghamshire Advertiser - - PUZZLES -

This two-speed crossword has two sets of clues, but just one grid. If you can’t solve the Cryptic clue, try the Quick.

Cryptic

Across 1. Find fault in a

fishy way (4) 8. Be­ing fickle, take a very short time about study (10) 9. An ap­pendage, in­deed, but not gen­eral (8) 10. The oth­ers take

their ease (4) 12. Threads half re­sult fol­low­ing lie (6) 14. Show ev­i­dence

heart­lessly (6) 15. In­ex­pe­ri­enced as many will ac­knowl­edge (6) 17. Con­vinc­ing lit­tle man that he should join com­pany (6) 18. In­cli­na­tion to be

crooked (4) 19. What one uses to look at a spec­ta­cle (8) 21. Sen­tence pre­sum­ably fol­lows firm be­lief (10) 22. Not a for­ward

team (4) Down 2. Pur­su­ing idol seen when one has averted one’s eyes (10) 3. A drink made up

in Italy (4) 4. Mu­si­cal bal­ance

in prac­tice? (6) 5. Ner­vous, nat­u­rally enough in pre­car­i­ous po­si­tion (2,4) 6. Jumpy

be­gin­ning? (8) 7. In haste, tell the printer to let it stand (4) 11. Not the first worker not be be new (6-4) 13. About four give an ac­count to kins­man (8) 16. To twist girl is

about right (6) 17. Min­is­ter goes

round cir­cle (6) 18. Mem­ber of 22, per­haps, has re­turned (4) 20. Tav­erns at the

poles, per­haps (4)

Quick

Across 1. Fish (4) 8. Vari­able (10) 9. Elab­o­rate (8) 10. Re­lax (4) 12. Fil­a­ments (6) 14. Show clearly (6) 15. Im­ma­ture (6) 17. Con­vinc­ing (6) 18. Curved (4) 19. Vi­sion (8) 21. Opin­ion (10) 22. Flank (4) Down 2. Lin­ger­ing vi­sion (10) 3. Ital­ian city (4) 4. Climbs (6) 5. Tense (2,4) 6. Com­menc­ing (8) 7. Printer’s mark (4) 11. Used (10) 13. Family mem­ber (8) 16. Vi­o­lent twist (6) 17. Cler­gy­man (6) 18. Rear (4) 20. Pubs (4)

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