2-Speed Cross­word

Choose ei­ther the quick or cryp­tic clues – an­swers are the same.

Bray People - - MIND GAMES -

CRYP­TIC CLUES Across

4. Di­vided in the way sug­gested be­low (7) 8. At­tempt made by friend is in­signif­i­cant (6) 9. Shout grad­u­ate near: he’s a weepy type (7) 10. Put money in un­der­wear (6) 11. Lan­guage that should be easy to rub up (6) 12. Tribu­la­tion ex­pe­ri­enced in dif­fi­cult ves­sel (8)

18. Stop be­ing an­noyed: it will make things per­ilous (8)

20. Di­rec­tors on the ship (6)

21. Co­e­val niche (6)

22. Shield that will crum­ple eas­ily? (7)

23. Half a smoke-stack would of­fer amuse­ment (6)

24. It is se­lected by those who want to go back (7)

Down

1. Prig in un­tidy hut is vir­tu­ous (7)

2. No state for free men (7)

3. Is twice after credit to reach a turn­ing-point (6)

5. Had a fight on the rub­bish-dump, maybe (8)

6. It won’t put the bats­man out when he can’t dance, ap­par­ently (2-4)

7. Take me up to the man­ager to raise in re­lief (6)

13. Don’t take so much no­tice, be­ing rash (8) 14. A rea­son for not be­ing able to sail, per­haps (7)

15. In short, an in­sect gets on the cheese (7) 16. So tube is blunt (6)

17. One hun­dred and fifty in­take will get gear (6)

19. In­nings closed with all pos­si­ble speed (3,3)

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