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Daily Mirror (Northern Ireland) - - PUZZLES -

Two sets of clues – but the an­swers are the same

CRYPTIC CLUES ACROSS

3 Cheer near the con­struc­tion (7) 7 Made us ter­ri­bly en­ter­tained (6) 8 Puz­zles set in the kitchen? (7) 9 No­tice place (4) 11 Mine changed in man­ner (4) 12 Ar­rived and left train el­e­ment (5) 15 Piece of fur­ni­ture sent east (4) 16 Un­til en­gi­neer has a slate (4) 17 Woman has univer­sity stu­dent to in­val­i­date (5) 18 My French king is brother (4) 19 Ter­ri­ble sort of ride (4) 21 Sol­dier on favourite wall (7) 22 First char­ac­ter raced around some shops (6) 23 Break right up — sadly true (7)

DOWN

1 Reg­is­ter a fish (4) 2 Two men are for­eign (7) 3 That woman no dif­fer­ent to a bird (5) 4 Change dur­ing med­i­ta­tion (4) 5 A triad played on gold heater (8) 6 Get com­fort­able at home with the French (6) 10 Nut leapt about when sullen (8) 11 Crea­tures of Ar­me­nia (3) 13 Man­lier sort of rock (7) 14 Feel kind about an­i­mal (3) 15 Pa­pers about sol­dier(6) 18 New re­mit for head­gear (5) 19 It’s ex­pen­sive, dar­ling (4) 20 Lib­er­ate at no cost (4)

QUICK CLUES ACROSS

3 En­cour­age (7) 7 Re­galed (6) 8 Co­nun­drums (7) 9 Blem­ish (4) 11 De­meanour (4) 12 Humped mam­mal (5) 15 Chair (4) 16 Mo­saic piece (4) 17 Can­cel (5) 18 Her­mit (4) 19 Aw­ful (4) 21 Rail­ing (7) 22 Cov­ered street (6) 23 Frac­ture (7)

DOWN

1 Singing voice (4) 2 Eastern Eu­ro­pean (7) 3 Wad­ing bird (5) 4 Re­vise (4) 5 Heat­ing ap­pli­ance (8) 6 Snug­gle (6) 10 Bad-tem­pered (8) 11 Males (3) 13 Metal ore (7) 14 Moose (3) 15 Royal En­gi­neer (6) 18 Bishop’s head­dress (5) 19 Pre­cious (4) 20 Gratis (4)

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