2-Speed Cross­word

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

The Corkman - - MIND GAMES -

CRYPTIC CLUES

Across 6. Fol­low­ing a night of be­reave­ment ap­par­ently (7)

7. Grit needs for­tune at the pit­head (5) 9. Ex­ter­nally dis­pose of half the girl. That’s stiff (5)

10. Sleep­ing man stepped back out­side (7) 12. De­pressed about own odd trend (11) 14. A num­ber fit in presently with a loud start - must be a city bloke (4,7)

18. Fleece the chap at the dairy (7)

19. Open up and con­fess (5)

21. In­tends as­sets (5)

22. Run­ning pay­ment for the dog house? (7) Down 1. Harm­ful side in a Chris­tian Fel­low­ship with­out as­pi­ra­tion (5)

2. One dingo mon­grel is al­most blue (6) 3. How many on a point? (3)

4. Si­lently came into view, ap­par­ently with feath­ers (6)

5. Put homes up hav­ing tin with me­tre (7) 8. Com­pany right and right again. Also no love for en­clo­sures (7)

11. North­ern woman’s up­set about cold chap (7)

13. Idle Pat is up­set and be­comes braided (7) 15. It’s cap­ti­vat­ing. Thanks to the monarch (6) 16. Last aim on the river (6)

17. Joints dis­rupted. Beastly pride (5) 20. Smug­gling in­cludes pot (3)

QUICK CLUES

Across 6. Time of day (7) 7. Courage (5) 9. Un­bend­ing (5) 10. La­tent (7) 12. Op­pressed (11) 14. Apart­ment’s res­i­dent (4,7) 18. Dairy’s de­liv­ery per­son (7) 19. Al­low in (5) 21. Method (5) 22. In progress (7) Down 1. Poi­sonous (5) 2. Blue-vi­o­let colour (6) 3. Sin­gle (3) 4. Feathered (6) 5. Scru­ti­nised (7) 8. Cat­tle en­clo­sures (7) 11. Frozen sculp­ture (7) 13. Braided (7) 15. Ac­cept­ing (6) 16. Bear (6)

17. Big cats (5) 20. Drink­ing ves­sel (3)

SO­LU­TIONS TO LAST WEEK’S 2-SPEED CROSS­WORD:

Across: 1 Par­tic­u­lar; 7 April; 8 Nod­ding; 10 Del­e­gate; 11 Visa; 13 Op­tion; 15 Stress; 17 Arid; 18 Well-to-do; 21 Diploma; 22 Axles; 23 Prospec­tor.

Down: 1 Peril; 2 Re­li­gion; 3 In­nate; 4 Undo; 5 Asi­nine; 6 Hand-to-hand; 9 Glasshouse; 12 Stal­wart; 14 Trip­per; 16 Me­nage; 19 Oiler; 20 Lots.

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