Two-speed cof­fee­break

East Kilbride News - - PUZZLES -

Two sets of clues – but the an­swers are the same

CRYP­TIC CLUES ACROSS

1 Fleas fly? Not true (5) 4 Dull Bri­tish coun­try (5) 7 Won­der in­side drawer (3) 9 Get gun out a bit (6) 11 Left one politi­cian with walk­ing dif­fi­culty (4) 12 Num­ber of con­tents (3) 13 His glen turned out to be lo­cal? (7) 15 No spiel about for­eign char­ac­ter (7) 18 Lashed around tree (3) 19 First man to find a bar­rier (4) 20 Prised off creepy-crawly (6) 23 Mound of dis­tor­tions (3) 24 En­emy forced to land (5) 25 Writer goes to church for money (5)

DOWN

1 Dis­cover the ti­tle of a card trick (4,3,4) 2 Wilt, us­ing gas (3) 3 Fewer around an­i­mal (3) 5 A party has one ex­cuse (5) 6 Weapon has wis­dom to run (5,6) 8 Col­lege of note, pos­si­bly (4) 10 Singing with spirit (3) 13 Swim­mer feel­ing around (3) 14 Ger­man has a French pis­tol (3) 16 Some in­sects are small and af­fec­tion­ate (5) 17 Roast­ing in­side oven (4) 18 Also among pan­das (3) 21 Fa­ther may ex­plode (3) 22 End­lessly aired rage (3)

QUICK CLUES ACROSS

1 Dis­loyal (5) 4 In­sipid (5) 7 Amaze­ment (3) 9 Small lump (6) 11 Ir­reg­u­lar walk (4) 12 Per­fect rat­ing! (3) 13 Na­tion­al­ity (7) 15 Greek let­ter (7) 18 Cig­a­rette leav­ings (3) 19 Bi­b­li­cal fig­ure (4) 20 Arach­nid (6) 23 Hill (3) 24 Mid­dle East­ern

coun­try (5) 25 Small change (5)

DOWN

1 Con trick (4,3,4) 2 Droop (3) 3 Fe­male sheep (3) 5 Le­gal de­fence (5) 6 Ex­plo­sive de­vice (5,6) 8 Pub­lic school (4) 10 Al­co­holic drink (3) 13 Long fish (3) 14 Ri­fle, eg (3) 16 Group of bees (5) 17 Kiln for hops (4) 18 Com­mon word (3) 21 Burst (3) 22 Wrath (3)

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