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Tackle ei­ther set of these clues – you can even mix and match them, be­cause the solutions are the same for both sets.

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CRYPTIC CLUES ACROSS

1. I leave train games for ships (10) 6. Stone fruit en­coun­tered in head­long plunge (7) 7. Doc­tor finds The Lis­ten­er­dull and de­press­ing (5) 9. Prun­ing off ex­trem­i­ties causes ar­gu­ment (3-2) 10. Find­ing yel­low pig­ment is a dread­ful chore! (5) 11. Uptight talk­ing about tents (5) 12. Time Tia re­vised copy (7) 13. Unse­cured bonds could be in den­tures (10)

DOWN

1. Of­fer poor lion cut of meat (10) 2. Change in­dige­nous op­tion (11) 3. Singer, in the grip of Ae­sop, ran off (7) 4. One smart hat, cun­ningly worn by High­lander (3-1’-7) 5. Bank ac­counts, made in po­lice sta­tions (10) 8. Pleased with what’s in it (7)

STRAIGHT CLUES ACROSS

1. De­ports to a pe­nal colony (10) 6. Take a nose dive (7) 7. Gloomy (5) 9. Brush (with law) (3-2) 10. Red earth colour (5) 11. Flex (mus­cles) (5) 12. Im­per­son­ate (7) 13. In­vest­ment cer­tifi­cates (10)

DOWN

1. Fil­let steak (10) 2. Sec­ond choice (11) 3. Sarah Bright­man or Dame Joan Suther­land (7) 4. Scot­tish beret (3-1’-7) 5. Dec­la­ra­tions (10) 8. Sat­is­fied (7)

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