Two-speed cof­fee­break

Two sets of clues – but the an­swers are the same

Daily Mirror - - PUZZLES -

Cryp­tic clues ACROSS

1 Steamy smell

I would pur­sue (5) 4 Use a shroud, say (5) 7 Agree with the head (3) 9 Sprawl on glue, ac­ci­den­tally (6) 11 Drive pins round (4) 12 In­side, hold­ing racket (3) 13 In favour of de­pen­dant be­ing bold (7)

15 Grey ale drunk with en­thu­si­asm (7) 18 Ger­man has a French weapon (3) 19 Re­main and sup­port (4) 20 Gib­bon said to have some­thing small (6) 23 Bet­ting on a spring (3) 24 Imag­ine be­ing armed, pos­si­bly (5) 25 At­tempt­ing to re­move reg­is­tered draw­ing (5)

DOWN

1 Miss­ing clothes with some vinai­grette? (4-7) 2 Sin­ners lost out­side pub (3) 3 Fol­low pet (3) 5 For­eign char­ac­ter has a laugh with record (5)

6 Nice land­ing, whirling at hoe­down? (4,7) 8 Show mode off (4)

10 Run off to get re­cep­ta­cle (3) 13 Re­fur­bished with hair (3) 14 Beam at fish (3) 16 Raged about clas­si­fi­ca­tion (5) 17 Chucks slob out (4)

18 Talk of ar­gon, say (3) 21 Plump for new top (3) 22 Vote to sound like a horse (3) So­lu­tions in to­mor­row’s Daily Mir­ror

Quick clues ACROSS

1 Muggy (5) 4 Help (one­self) (5) 7 Sig­nal as­sent (3) 9 Liv­ing room (6) 11 Ro­tate (4) 12 Noise (3) 13 Ahead (7) 15 Keenly (7) 18 Firearm (3) 19 Keep (4) 20 Minia­ture tree (6) 23 Health farm (3) 24 Rev­erie (5) 25 Bind­ing (5)

DOWN

1 Par­tially at­tired (4-7) 2 Tav­ern (3) 3 Ca­nine mam­mal (3) 5 Greek let­ter (5) 6 Coun­try and western steps (4,7) 8 Pub­lic protest (4) 10 Vase (3) 13 An­i­mal hair (3) 14 Shaft of light (3) 16 Mark (5) 17 Throws (4)

18 Type of el­e­ment (3) 21 Choose (3) 22 Neg­a­tive an­swer (3) So­lu­tions in to­mor­row’s Daily Mir­ror

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