DOU­BLE CROSS­WORD

Evening Times - - PUZZLES -

CRYP­TIC CLUES Across

6. Sat­is­fied with what the ves­sel holds (7)

7. A di­rec­tor is car­i­ca­tured, we hear (5)

9. Quick to es­cape from the first of the tor­pe­does (5)

10. The craft of tai­lors (7)

12. Stock­man (11)

14. Oc­cult sign for min­ute­men (11)

18. Slightly steep? (7)

19. Refuse a stew that’s been hashed up (5)

21. See 20 Down 22. Ma­te­rial used for dec­o­rat­ing the bird (7)

Down

1. A pat­tern in rich, de­cayed earth (5)

2. The first of them in a poor state to give ev­i­dence (6) 3. See 20 Down 4. Bright­ness pro­duces a dif­fer­ent re­sult (6)

5. Don Read could be dressed up (7)

8. Bomb-proof shel­ters are haz­ards to driv­ers of course (7)

11. The man sur­rounded by sum­monses per­forms an­guished con­tor­tions (7)

13. One has to re­mem­ber to write these (7)

15. Var­i­ous padres used a file (6)

16. Adopts a dif­fer­ent stance, as the leg­is­la­tor does (6)

17. To be nig­gardly with money in the street (5) 20, 3Dn. & 21Ac. De­scrib­ing the har­vest as a fait ac­com­pli? (3,3,5)

QUICK CLUES Across

6. Talk­a­tive (7)

7. Avarice (5)

9. De­mand (5)

10. An­guish (7)

12. Trust­wor­thi­ness (11)

14. Cun­ning (11)

18. Fore­bode (7)

19. Bro­ken (5)

21. Amus­ing (5)

22. Cavil (7)

Down

1. Gay (5)

2. Mar­riage­able (6)

3. Crafty (3)

4. Cruel (6)

5. Hide (7)

8. Blend (7)

11. Re­veal (7)

13. Ti­morous (7)

15. Mad (6)

16. Thread­bare (6)

17. Mis­giv­ing (5)

20. Sever (3)

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