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Two sets of clues – but the an­swers are the same

CRYP­TIC CLUES ACROSS

1 Move into un­der­wear (5) 5 Land is small nui­sance (5) 9 Fe­line to get mar­ried (3) 10 Act it out in the loft (5) 11 Shock a quiet friend (5) 12 Want­ing to in­clude tiny crea­ture (3) 13 Drink of char­ac­ter, say (3) 14 Lu­bri­cant from boiler (3) 16 Re­gard for dio­cese (3) 18 Light is able to use LED (6) 21 Mu­si­cal pets (4) 23 Stick to pale daugh­ter (4) 26 Qui­etly al­lude to favour (6) 29 Verse from Rod­er­ick (3) 31 Raw ma­te­rial from for­est (3) 32 Not re­turn­ing a great deal (3) 34 Un­pre­pared for war break­ing out (3) 36 Law in­cor­rectly cited (5) 37 Ar­range let­ters for a while (5) 38 Woman from Esher (3) 39 Guide a bul­lock (5) 40 Re­port­edly seen and po­si­tioned (5)

DOWN

1 Mo­tion­less form of elec­tric­ity (6) 2 Ex­pect chap will get surgery (4) 3 In­flu­ence ras­cal with deed (6) 4 Work­ing a lot with new nail (5) 5 Stand de­lay (5) 6 Hop­ing to in­clude fas­tener (3) 7 Per­forms part of the bible (4) 8 One’s odd­est fea­ture (4) 15 Loafer re­lied on work­ing with­out en­ergy (5) 17 One drunk for a long time (3) 19 Crawler, when quiet (3) 20 Fewer around an­i­mal (3) 22 Join a re­li­gious man (3) 24 Sculp­tor has un­usual traits (6) 25 Book is in­deed di­min­ished (6) 27 Ar­gu­men­ta­tive sports­man (5) 28 Touches loud fish (5)

29 The bur­den we bear (4) 30 Lan­guage in an­other sen­tence (4) 33 Darts player’s place in Rochester (4) 35 Copy of ta­pes­try (3)

QUICK CLUES ACROSS

1 Trans­port (5) 5 Euro­pean coun­try (5) 9 Man’s name (3) 10 Gar­ret (5) 11 Hor­rify (5) 12 In­sect (3) 13 Bev­er­age (3) 14 Fos­sil fuel (3) 16 No­tice (3)

18 Wax taper (6) 21 Kit­tens (4) 23 Magic stick (4) 26 Choose (6) 29 Poem (3) 31 Min­eral (3) 32 Weight (3) 34 Un­cooked (3) 36 De­cree (5) 37 Magic for­mula (5) 38 Pro­noun (3) 39 Nav­i­gate (5) 40 Lo­cated (5)

DOWN

1 Ra­dio crack­ling (6) 2 As­pi­ra­tion (4) 3 Col­li­sion (6) 4 Claw (5) 5 Cu­bi­cle (5) 6 Brooch (3) 7 Be­haves (4) 8 Pry (4) 15 Dreamer (5) 17 Era (3) 19 Ser­pent (3) 20 Fe­male sheep (3) 22 Ap­pend (3) 24 Painter (6) 25 Dam­aged (6) 27 Oars­man (5) 28 Senses (5) 29 Re­spon­si­bil­ity (4) 30 Gaelic (4) 33 Dart’s player’s line (4) 35 Pri­mate (3)

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