Two-speed cof­fee­break

Two sets of clues – but the an­swers are the same

Rutherglen Reformer - - Puzzles -

CRYPTIC CLUES ACROSS

1 Walk around large lo­ca­tion (5) 4 About mu­si­cal fur­ni­ture (5) 7 Flawed with won­der (3) 9 Kit­tens’ mess (6) 11 Por­ridge for a par­rot, say (4) 12 Digit found in pesto ex­per­i­ment (3) 13 The French truce af­fected by talk (7) 15 Im­pulse to put limit on ce­real (7) 18 Wan­der out of ferry (3) 19 Me­lanie has style (4) 20 Pos­si­bly arm­ing at the bor­der (6) 23 Be­mused with crea­ture (3) 24 Op­po­nent from Ye­men, pos­si­bly (5) 25 Squints at no­ble­men (5)

DOWN

1 Avi­a­tor’s ex­per­i­ment? (5,6) 2 Whip the pet (3) 3 Fewer around an­i­mal (3) 5 Farewell for a Con­ti­nen­tal de­ity (5) 6 Di­ver­sion for colour­ful swim­mers (3,8) 8 Creepy-sound­ing lake (4) 10 Fas­ten round the neck (3) 13 Flow­ers in sleigh (3) 14 Cop­per gets point of sig­nal (3) 16 Fly­ing ves­sel’s sur­face (5) 17 Turned up most of beast (4) 18 En­cour­age farm pro­duce (3) 21 Pam strug­gled in some cur­rent (3) 22 Feel re­morse, the French way (3) QUICK CLUES

ACROSS

1 Put (5) 4 Seat (5) 7 Amaze­ment (3) 9 Rub­bish (6) 11 Winged crea­ture (4) 12 Foot part (3) 13 Univer­sity class (7) 15 Whim (7) 18 Stray (3) 19 Dash (4) 20 Edge (6) 23 Ostrich rel­a­tive (3) 24 Foe (5) 25 Looks furtively (5)

DOWN

1 Small-scale ex­per­i­ment (5,6) 2 Fe­line (3) 3 Fe­male sheep (3) 5 Farewell (5) 6 Di­ver­sions (3,8) 8 Great Lake (4) 10 Bind (3) 13 Gar­land (3) 14 Snooker stick (3) 16 Air­craft (5) 17 Ar­rived (4) 18 Ovum (3) 21 Elec­tri­cal unit (3) 22 Re­gret (3)

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