2-Speed Crossword

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CRYPTIC CLUES

ACROSS

1 Guards never get­ting into hot wa­ter? (10)

8 Win­ner’s prize is at hand (4)

9 Falls for af­flic­tion that’s in sight (8)

10 In­tended to get drunk in café (6)

11 Mis­sile launcher tak­ing a bow (6)

12 Duck in de­cline (3)

13 Poles are 5 (5)

15 Train or other form of trans­port (5)

17 Lit­tle boy takes some stick (3)

19 Equally cer­tain to guar­an­tee … (6)

21 … set­ting for pearl of such del­i­cacy (6)

23 Stretched out as en­acted (4, 4)

24 Party keeps on screen­ing north-coun­try­man (4)

25 Euro­peans with a role that’s dif­fer­ing greatly (5, 5)

DOWN

2 Ad­dress could make it rain too (7)

3 Doc­tor in study of fiend (5)

4 Di­plo­macy we hear changed di­rec­tion (6)

5 Pet ran amok to net (6)

6 Moor­land? (7)

7 Sound of money in hoard (5)

14 Win­ning one part of flight in rodeo (5, 2)

16 Ex­am­iner threat­en­ing king (7)

17 Shrink from giv­ing sol­diers third-grade fuel (6)

18 Things needed for ac­tiv­i­ties (6)

20 Seafood left un­fin­ished by rogue (5)

22 Framed by or­gan­i­sa­tion (3, 2)

COF­FEE TIME

ACROSS

1 Scots border town (10)

8 Tree (4)

9 Cas­cade (8)

10 Per­son be­trothed (6)

11 Bow­man (6)

12 Bathe (3)

13 Catch (5)

15 Bus (5)

17 An­gler (3)

19 Prom­ise (6)

21 Ed­i­ble mol­lusc (6)

23 Pre­scribed (4, 4)

24 York­shire­man (4)

25 Well sep­a­rated (5, 5)

DOWN

2 Big speech (7)

3 Devil (5)

4 Stitched (6)

5 En­mesh (6)

6 North African coun­try (7)

7 Hid­ing place (5)

14 Bring to­gether (5, 2)

16 Scru­ti­neer (7)

17 Spring back (6)

18 Ac­tions (6)

20 Ras­cal (5)

22 Build (3, 2)

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