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. It ob­vi­ously oc­curs in a leap year (10) 7. Keep away from a chasm (5) 8. The boss ap­par­ently makes his work­ers look old! (7) 10. Get there in bed, be­ing torn open (8) 11. One of two the work­ers should have (4) 13. Ig­nore such an area (6) 15. 6’s an­i­mal let out an­i­mals (6) 17. Put the im­ple­ment back to get the booty (4) 18. He’s only got a sin­gle view­point (8) 21. Shy­ness is some­thing to store up in readi­ness (7) 22. Some dumb, raw na­tives show their mus­cle (5) 23. Strongly urge a man to be­come a pub­lic­ity man (5,5)

Down

1. Talked about part of a wheel (5) 2. Edi­tor goes on stage dressed as Com­mu­nist (8) 3. How many have less feel­ing? (6) 4. Eg­ghead in ex­plo­sive tem­po­rary home (4) 5. More than a thou­sand ad­mit he’s left home (7) 6. Does he purr over his swag? (3,7) 9. Crim­son fish is a side is­sue to di­vert at­ten­tion (3,7) 12. Can be a shawl that can go to the laun­dry (8) 14. Or urges to be­come a grum­bler (7) 16. In which court pho­to­graphs are not for the pub­lic? (6) 19. The French worker rested (5) 20. Cupid got up sore (4)

Quick Across

1. Sea­son (10) 7. Evade (5) 8. Di­rec­tor (7) 10. Broke through (8) 11. Labourer (4) 13. Area (6) 15. Bovine mam­mals (6) 17. Pil­lage (4) 18. Un­mar­ried man (8) 21. Ret­i­cence (7) 22. Phys­i­cal strength (5) 23. Pub­lic­ity man­ager (5,5)

Down

1. Com­mu­ni­cated (5) 2. Edi­tor (8) 3. Digit (6) 4. Can­vas shel­ter (4) 5. Trav­eller (7) 6. Thief (3,7) 9. False lead (3,7) 12. Ca­pa­ble of be­ing cleaned (8) 14. Com­plainer (7) 16. Item of pho­to­graphic kit (6) 19. Rested (5) 20. God of love (4)

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