2-Speed Crossword

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

Wicklow People (West Edition) - - MIND GAMES -

CRYPTIC CLUES Across

7. A breath-tak­ing mur­der (13) 8. Rou­tine in­struc­tion un­suit­able for night watch­men (8) 9. Mis­for­tunes from which we still suf­fer (4) 10. Ves­sel goes round the har­bour for ex­er­cise (6) 12. Tricky per­for­mances as acts in va­ri­ety (6) 14. Dreads mov­ing snakes (6) 16. Go wrong and it’s easy to run (6) 18. Sticks around look­ing com­pla­cent (4) 20. Their choice will get cross! (8) 22. De­mand more of the con­sumer? (3,2,3,5)

Down

1. Put on edge (8) 2. One you count on to keep your money? (6) 3. Agreed, but not about be­ing old (4) 4. Does he act like a friend? (8) 5. Not all re­stric­tions are se­vere (6) 6. Kitty is game (4) 11. Their guilt is a pos­si­bil­ity (8) 13. Shorten an agree­ment (8) 15. Its con­tents will be cracked (3-3) 17. Of­fi­cial re­port – about a revo­lu­tion? (6) 19. A mud pie for the lady! (4) 21. Al­ways right to fol­low the first mate (4)

QUICK CLUES Across

7. Throt­tling (13) 8. Or­di­nary (8) 9. Trou­bles (4) 10. Physical ac­tiv­i­ties (6) 12. Ab­surd acts (6) 14. Vipers (6) 16. Task (6) 18. Self-sat­is­fied (4) 20. Vot­ers (8) 22. In­crease the cost (3,2,3,5)

Down

1. Sharp­ened (8) 2. Fi­nance ex­ec­u­tive (6) 3. El­derly (4) 4. Part­ner in recre­ation (8) 5. Rig­or­ous (6) 6. Pond (4) 11. Be­lieves to be guilty (8) 13. For­mal agree­ment (8) 15. Crock­ery item (3-3) 17. Come back (6) 19. Girl’s name (4) 21. At any time (4)

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