Dou­ble Crossword

Choose ei­ther quick or cryp­tic clues – both fit the same grid.

Ashbourne News Telegraph - - PUZZLES -

Cryp­tic Clues: Across

1. He would need long legs to be a flier (5) 4. She ex­pects to be suit­ably groomed (7) 8. Where pa­tients look for con­va­les­cence? (7) 9. Please be­come void (5) 10. Make path from pass, for ex­am­ple (4) 11. Com­mu­nist loaned noth­ing strongly sug­ges­tive (8) 13. Cease putting the crock­ery back (4) 14. No come-back for Amer­i­can re­spon­si­bil­ity (4) 16. Omit to in­di­cate a hol­i­day is not pos­si­ble (5,3) 17. 100 each – that s what the um­pire says (4) 20. Rub­ber coun­try? (5) 21. Pro­duc­ing strokes at the wheel? (7) 22. Ev­ery­body has gone wrong about an old ship (7) 23. Crop needs wind ini­tially, then warmth (5)

Down

1. Twin in looks as­sist­ing to get twice the nor­mal por­tion (6,7) 2. De­pres­sions in the hills? (5) 3. The length of an en­clo­sure? (4) 4. More fixed more quickly? (6) 5. Com­pletely cir­cu­lar on ev­ery side (3,5) 6. Tree gets al­most icy news­pa­per no­tice (7) 7. Il­lu­mi­na­tion of po­ten­tially shock­ing loss of weight? (8,5) 12. Re­port­ing of 100 who are too old (8) 13. Lads can pro­duce ma­li­cious gos­sip (7) 15. To rub up study would be a heavy task (6) 18. How an in­crease in pay may present it­self (5) 19. You and I four up? What a prospect! (4)

Quick Clues: Across

1. Crush (5) 4. Reaped field (7) 8. Cock (7) 9. Slug­gish (5) 10. Level (4) 11. Omi­nous (8) 13. Destiny (4) 14. Mea­sure (4) 16. Pot­tery (8) 17. Eager (4) 20. Get to know (5) 21. Ex­alt (7) 22. Go back (7) 23. Dul­cet (5)

Down

1. Ver­ti­cal (13) 2. Eat away (5) 3. Lo­ca­tion (4) 4. Sally (6) 5. Used (8) 6. Re­spire (7) 7. Amuse­ment (13) 12. Start (8) 13. Sleep­ing (7) 15. Em­pha­sise (6) 18. Es­cape (5) 19. In­for­ma­tion (4)

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