Twin­plex

Irish Independent - - Brain Teaser -

CRYP­TIC CLUES ACROSS

1 Head­quar­ters Dance very pop­u­lar in Amer­ica (8) 5 Fate would bring back this emo­tional state (4) 9 The flight­less bird is back, by the sound of it (4) 10 Uni­formed foot­men (8) 11 See 14 Down 12 Nice tax change? That’s not quite right (7) 13 Does he foil his pupils? (7,6) 18 To take part in an un­usual start is al­lur­ing (8) 19 Opium - the air­craft is cov­ered with it! (4) 20The con­clu­sions the coaches come to (7) 21 They mea­sure dis­tance around fifty ships (5) 22A reg­u­la­tion the monarch never fin­ishes (4) 23Mark that will make you starry-eyed? (8)

DOWN

2 A com­peti­tor al­lowed to be in a dif­fer­ent heat (7) 3 This may be tested by one who is do­ing a stretch (7) 4 Run­ways used for ex­cur­sions af­ter touch­downs (7,6) 6 Un­con­scious beaten by every­body - you need to show bet­ter stamina (7) 7 Does this twin­kle in the light? (7) 8 Shoot­ing de­vice Amer­ica would be ru­ined with­out one! (6) 13 Felt rat scut­tling round in suit (7) 14 & 11Ac. The nor­mal sort of de­par­ture (7,5) 15 Suit­able script for the Epis­tle to the Ro­mans? (6) 16 He makes his money from what is put on a horse (7) 17 Make a state­ment with­out stop­ping (7)

SIM­PLE CLUES ACROSS

1 Team game (8) 5 Tem­per (4) 9 Bird (4) 10 Foot sol­diers (8) 11 Demise (5) 12 Im­pre­cise (7) 13 Tu­tor of swords­man­ship (7,6) 18 Draws (8) 19 Drug (4) 20Fi­nal sta­tions (7) 21 Ar­mada (5) 22Law (4) 23Star (8)

DOWN

2 Run­ner (7) 3 Stretchy (7) 4 Run­ways (7,6) 6 Re­main af­ter (7) 7 The sun (7) 8 Pho­to­graphic in­stru­ment (6) 13 Praise (7) 14 Gen­uine (7) 15 Slop­ing type (6) 16 Maker of horse equip­ment (7) 17 Vo­calise (7)

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