Two-in-One Cryp­tic and Def­i­ni­tion

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CRYP­TIC CLUES ACROSS

1 Back favourites for pace (4) 8 Jus­ti­fied in chang­ing their night (2,3,5) 9 Though he’s not there he’s prover­bially con­spic­u­ous! (8) 10 Ev­ery va­ri­ety of ache (4) 12 Con­ducted an ex­am­i­na­tion in favour of re­tire­ment? (6) 14 It mat­ters lit­tle that it’s sweet (6) 15 A deer, it has one foot drawn back (6) 17 Sad re­minder from the war (6) 18 Yet they may be evens (4) 19 S. Amer­i­can coun­try holds an al­ter­na­tive view (8) 21 Land and labour re­quired for a foun­da­tion (10) 22The aims of ter­mini (4)

DOWN

2 A good deal may come of it (10) 3 A lot of money is re­quired for pro­vid­ing nu­clear power (4) 4 Saint has a new date that’s fixed (6) 5 T.V. pro­gramme that’s be­ing re­viewed? (6) 6 What the diver must have in his hand? (8) 7 Scratch starter (4) 11 Don’t let one for­get to shout a warn­ing (4,2,4) 13 Bus fills in a very happy way (8) 16 Ob­struct a claim pedes­tri­ans are hold­ing (6) 17 It has a glazed look! (6) 18 Drunken revel leads to a gory mess (4) 20An in­cli­na­tion for gar­den­ing? (4)

SIM­PLE CLUES ACROSS

1 Healthy (4) 8 Un­con­scious (10) 9 Aban­doned (8) 10 En­grave (4) 12 Open­ing move (6) 14 Ex­tin­guish (3,3) 15 Di­a­tribe (6) 17 Elf (6) 18 At one time (4) 19 Shrink (8) 21 Stress (10) 22 Loan (4)

DOWN

2 Change (10) 3 S. Ire­land (4) 4 Aid (6) 5 Part of the foot (6) 6 Man­ager (8) 7 Net­work (4) 11 Hard-shelled an­i­mal (10) 13 Ban­gle (8) 16 Rouse (6) 17 Light shoe (6) 18 Spo­ken (4) 20Stag­ger (4)

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