DOU­BLE CROSSWORD

Evening Times - - PUZZLES -

CRYP­TIC CLUES Across

7. A piece of fish­ing tackle on the sea (6)

8. On which one goes to see the game (6)

10. Leaves scraps ly­ing around for young an­i­mals (7)

11 & 18Ac. Snappy end to

the box­ing re­port! (5,4)

12. It’s cur­rently to be seen at Strat­ford (4)

13. In Vir­ginia this could be set and match (5)

17. The kind of fruit that pro­vides sta­ple food (5)

18. See 11 Across

22. Goes around sell­ing birds (5)

23. In the di­rec­tion of pa­tients’ rooms (7)

24. In ne­ces­sity a good man made a cosy home (6)

25. It’s used for crush­ing an in­sect (6)

Down

1. Set­tle the charge for the air­craft’s cargo (7)

2. The squad is also in­cluded in the scheme (7)

3 and 5 Down Is as­sid­u­ous and ac­cepts the suf­fer­ings (5,5)

4. The way that leads to con­flict (7)

5. See 3 Down

6. A cer­tain sense re­quired to get on tar­get (5)

9. Lan­guage one prates in­co­her­ently (9)

14. News­pa­per boss briefly un­der strain (7)

15. Rus­sian plane needs speed to go to another place (7)

16. Leads a fe­male into the mead­ows (7)

19. Ob­ject to night shift (5)

20. Part of the arena was hastily cov­ered with water (5)

21. Had prop­erty bro­ken down round the end of the lane (5)

QUICK CLUES

Across

7. Cow­ardly, com­monly (6)

8. Fur­row (6)

10. Per­sian (7)

11. Seed (5)

12. Sum­mit (4)

13. In­tel­li­gent (5)

17. Copy (5)

18. Vend (4)

22. Stand-in (5)

23. Pet (7)

24. Woe (6)

25. De­velop (6)

Down

1. Char­ac­ter­is­tic (7)

2. Chop­per (7)

3. Dense (5)

4. Fan­ci­ful (7)

5. Mor­tal (5)

6. In­tone (5)

9. In­sult (9)

14. Bewil­der (7)

15. Fever­ish (7)

16. Dive (7)

19. Cut (5)

20. Scratch (5)

21. Ras­cal (5)

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