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

7. Un­con­cealed sta­tis­tics for well-known per­son­al­i­ties (6,7) 8. Ner­vously tense, and I rest very badly (8) 9. To knit some­thing of great value, we hear (4) 10. Un­usu­ally silent

coves (6) 12. To spec­ify what the zo­diac will show, we hear (6) 14. To strive for higher things is a fea­ture of the church (6) 16. Set­ting the bait for half an hour with fish around (6) 18 & 6Dn. It’s bound to be one in four! (4,4) 20. He needs a dif­fer­ent grade for cap­i­tal cover (8) 22. Showed mil­i­tary cour­tesy and gave char­i­ta­ble gifts, one hears (9,4)

Down

1. Ri­fle parts show­ing the ex­trem­i­ties of the target? (4,4) 2. Ei­ther unite or sep­a­rate vi­o­lently (6) 3. I study some­thing of sa­cred es­teem (4) 4. The re­turn to calm weather is an un­ex­pected ad­van­tage (8) 5. Dis­tur­bance caused by a strange cat, one hears (6) 6. See 18 Across. 11. No­tice an ob­ject

boil­ing (8) 13. An ar­rest­ing char­ac­ter in Paris (8) 15. Be­ing mis­chievous, I’m get­ting ship wrecked (6) 17. Does he keep his ac­counts in a scrap­book? (6) 19. In time I re­vis­ited

the coun­try (4) 21. Sounds like a meadow on the shel­tered side (4)

Quick Across

7. Fa­mous

peo­ple (6,7) 8. Taut (8) 9. Knit­ting stitch (4) 10. Fjords (6) 12. Al­lot (6) 14. Hope (6) 16. Tempt­ing (6) 18. Jump (4) 20. Hat, e.g. (8) 22. Sa­luted with

weapons (9,4)

Down

1. Ri­fle parts (4,4) 2. Split (6) 3. Holy im­age (4) 4. In­stance of good

for­tune (8) 5. Com­mo­tion (6) 6. Length of time (4) 11. Foam­ing (8) 13. French

po­lice­man (8) 15. Mis­chievous (6) 17. Waste dealer (6) 19. Ire­land (4) 21. Shel­tered (4)

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