TWO-SPEED CROSS­WORD

Business Day - - THE BOTTOM LINE -

CRYP­TIC CLUES ACROSS

1 Edit per­haps, so to punc­tu­a­tion marks (11) 9 In ad­di­tion, half the skin paint­ing was re­moved (3) 10 Un­fash­ion­able, but more able men’s cloth­ier (9) 11 Cap­size open ves­sel (8) 12 Recog­nise oral re­fusal (4) 14 Quiet lift gets ap­proval (6) 16 Penny, per­haps, en­ter­tains Amer­i­can rel­a­tive (6) 18 No­tice clair­voy­ance has un­happy end­ing (4) 19 Rest of lung? (8) 22 Dire trait ex­posed, so an­noyed (9) 23 Fuss about a party (3) 24 Ath­letic igloo guest? (11)

DOWN

2 Li­able to be ly­ing flat (5) 3 Sir Wal­ter is hard, and from north of the bor­der (8) 4 Leave work per­ma­nently and get into bed (6) 5 Suf­fer­ing of one in ves­sel (4) 6 Draws out for­mer nurses (7) 7 The sort of pres­sure we’re all un­der (11) 8 Cham­ber turn­ing in­ward on mar­ry­ing man (7,4) 13 Mother to think about spicy ball (8) 15 Hankerin’ after some­thing for a headache? (7) 17 Fi­nally de­liv­er­ing rub­bish to Santa’s home? (6) 20 Bear to hold end of rope and pull (5) 21 Pack away some of the chil­dren’s tow­els (4)

COF­FEE TIME ACROSS

1 Punc­tu­a­tion marks (11) 9 In ad­di­tion (3) 10 Cloth­ing re­tailer (9) 11 Cap­size (8) 12 Recog­nise (4) 14 Ap­proval (6) 16 Child of an un­cle or aunt (6) 18 No­tice (4) 19 Short respite (8) 22 Net­tled (9) 23 Fuss (3) 24 Win­ter-sports en­thu­si­ast (11)

DOWN

2 Face down­wards (5) 3 From Ed­in­burgh, per­haps (8) 4 Give up work (6) 5 Bod­ily dis­com­fort (4) 6 Stretches out (7) 7 Re­lat­ing to the air (11) 8 Sa­lon (7,4) 13 Per­fumed ball (8) 15 Headache tablet (7) 17 Imi­ta­tion cave (6) 20 Pull with dif­fi­culty (5) 21 Pack away (4)

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