Two Speed Cross­word

Harefield Gazette - - 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. Ocean-bat­tered boat (5) 4. De­ceive by be­ing in­sane about is­land (7) 8. Fence partly us­ing abu­sive lan­guage (7) 9. Ties up boat on waste land ... (5) 10. ... oth­er­wise Elsie doesn’t get one (4) 11. Ob­sti­nate rem­nant was brought into the world (8) 13. Leave off to put the crock­ery back (4) 14. Lit­tle Ed­ward’s whirlpool (4) 16. Po­ten­tially shock­ing (8) 17. In­fe­rior ground (4) 20. Pre­vi­ous monas­tic leader (5) 21. At­mos­phere left where there are take-offs (7) 22. Rue gory knav­ish­ness (7) 23. Change at noon? (5)

Down

1. Re­proves the one who cries: it will clean the floor cov­er­ing (6-7) 2. They could be driven in and slain (5) 3. Wicked­ness is some­thing to live up to (4) 4. Pow­er­ful hit in gym brings con­fu­sion (6) 5. Im­por­tant per­son thus in­tro­duced me to so­ci­ety (8) 6. Come on - change youth leader: it makes for thrift (7) 7. Died with­out evil street be­ing up­set; how un­selfish! (13) 12. No stamp re­quired; the sit­u­a­tion is va­cant (4-4) 13. En­deav­our­ing to have au­di­ence with monarch (7) 15. Large girl hav­ing more than one hus­band (6) 18. A 50-1 pos­si­bil­ity of be­ing un­ac­com­pa­nied (5) 19. A re­gion that makes a re­ally good start (4)

Quick Across

1. Boat (5) 4. De­ceive (7) 8. Bar­rier (7) 9. Heaths (5) 10. Oth­er­wise (4) 11. Dogged (8) 13. Halt (4) 14. Whirlpool (4) 16. Pow­ered by a type of en­ergy (8) 17. Bot­tom (4) 20. Pre­vi­ous (5) 21. Flight ter­mi­nal (7) 22. Ras­cal­ity (7) 23. Im­prove (5)

Down

1. House­hold de­vice (6-7) 2. Fas­ten­ing de­vices (5) 3. Bad (4) 4. Strong (6) 5. Un­spec­i­fied per­son (8) 6. Thrift (7) 7. In­dif­fer­ent (13) 12. With pre-paid mail charges (4-4) 13. Look­ing for (7) 15. Crime of mar­ry­ing when al­ready mar­ried (6) 18. Soli­tary (5) 19. Lo­cal­ity (4)

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