Dou­ble Crossword

Ashbourne News Telegraph - - PUZZLES -

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

Cryp­tic Clues: Across

1. We will be re­turn­ing af­ter six to make an in­spec­tion (4) 8. On top of the royal seat, we hear, but de­posed (10) 9. Re­vised in­come that in­cludes a com­pany show­ing thrift (8) 10. A hun­dred in fixed re­li­gious per­sua­sion (4) 12. Dis­con­certed by be­ing evicted (3,3) 14. Em­pha­sise what ner­vous peo­ple ex­pe­ri­ence (6) 15. Goes over the wine-cel­lars (6) 17. Food pur­veyor en­coun­tered by Si­mon (6) 18. End­less dan­ger for the fairy-tale char­ac­ter (4) 19. See 7 Down 21. It’s de­cep­tive when in­laid gems get sub­sti­tuted (10) 22. Fire­man’s equip­ment for cov­er­ing low joints! (4)

Down

In the ac­count the 2. 3. cleric is wrong (10) Give due no­tice, we hear, it’s not new (4) 4. Tim­ber put in the dif­fer­ent head­piece (6) 5. Glues pieces of wood (6) 6. Re­tain the first of the play­ers, one in the sec­ond team (8) 7 & 19Ac. A foot is one – so is a hand! (4,2,6) 11. They may end up in hospi­tal – be­cause of off-handed re­stric­tions? (10) 13. It has to be rigged to be­come pro­duc­tive (3-5) 16. Work hard on an at­trac­tive catch­phrase (6) 17. Anaemic look­ing friend needs cover (6) 18. Cer­e­mo­nial dis­play – head of the mu­nic­i­pal­ity in­cluded in the re­port (4) 20. Un­end­ing dark­ness is near (4)

Quick Clues: Across

1. Squab­ble (4) 8. Con­spic­u­ous (2,8) 9. Alight (8) 10. Simple (4) 12. Scanty (6) 14. Not li­able (6) 15. Way (6) 17. Agency (6) 18. Mi­nus (4) 19. Ethics (8) 21. Em­pha­sise (10) 22. Stalk (4)

Down

2. Un­let­tered (10) 3. Com­pany (4) 4. Up­braid (6) 5. Small (6) 6. Hum­ble (8) 7. Ex­ceed­ingly (4) 11. Back­ing (10) 13. Des­per­ado (8) 16. Dis­tant (6) 17. Avi­a­tor (6) 18. In­cline (4) 20. Dregs (4)

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