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

6. Set free, but abused in re­turn (7) 7. Petal shaped fold (5) 9. Put back the gra­tu­ity - it’s mine (3) 10. Mur­derer is an uniden­ti­fied man about fifty (9) 12. Or­der given by teach­ers (11) 15. Frank about the fu­ture? (11) 17. Sunny re­flec­tions? (9) 19. He gets red if a stranger ad­dresses him (3) 21. In­crease the strain (5) 22. Si­mon is up­set by the job (7)

Down

1. Be­ing or­dered to start (5) 2. This craft is of­ten taken up (3) 3. Trial by fire? (4) 4. An il­lu­mi­na­tion for the land­ing (9) 5. An of­fi­cer over many a sailor (7) 8. Could be cleaner, though there’s noth­ing in it (6) 11. Gives an ex­am­ple in one’s at­ti­tudes (9) 13. Bill of fare (6) 14. Flags in­di­cat­ing we’ve won the moun­tain pass? (7) 16. Boat causes wa­ters to rise (5) 18. I am crazy about a girl (4) 20. Make sec­ond­hand (3)

Quick Across

6. Dis­trib­ute (7) 7. Crease (5) 9. Mine (3) 10. Throt­tler (9) 12. Teach­ing (11) 15. Ap­proach­ing (11) 17. Rays of moon­light (9) 19. Man’s name (3) 21. Rear (5) 22. Duty (7)

Down

1. Com­mence (5) 2. At­mos­phere (3) 3. Warmth (4) 4. Set­tling (9) 5. Sailor (7) 8. Free space (6) 11. Ex­am­ples (9) 13. Travel pass (6) 14. Hues (7) 16. Boat (5) 18. Ser­vant (4) 20. Em­ploy (3)

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