DOU­BLE CROSS­WORD

Evening Times - - PUZZLES -

CRYPTIC CLUES Across

1. Not suit­able for mix­ing paint (5) 4. Pot­men? (7)

8. Does aca­demic work – that is when the bosses are around! (7)

9. Kind of brooch was de­liv­ered with the ring (5) 10. A man­ner that’s

de­spi­ca­ble, we hear (4)

11. Gives pub­lic­ity to ex­cur­sion from this run­way (8)

13. One in the fore­front is con­ceited (4)

14. They are used for shoot­ing at the front of the ship (4)

16. Ra­dio ca­ble­gram cheaper (8)

17. The be­gin­nings of all sorts of bloom­ing things (4)

20. The rule that keeps the leader of the gang in con­trol (5)

21. Bi­b­li­cally speak­ing, it con­forms to the let­ter (7)

22. In­clement weather for those at the ex­hi­bi­tion (7)

23 & 3Dn. Part of a cir­rus cloud that will make the same trail (5,4)

Down

1. Ex­plic­itly how ver­bose speeches are made! (2,2,4,5)

2. Di­vert a pa­tron of the lib­eral arts (5)

3. See 23 Across

4. State cap­i­tal needed for car pi­o­neer (6)

5. See 19 Down

6. I will leave Amer­ica’s strange pic­ture mak­ers (7) 7. Put an end to daily in­for­ma­tion? No, it’s the very lat­est! (4-5,4)

12. Once evil is un­re­strained, this could be the re­sult (8)

13. The rea­son I’ve got giddy round the top of the Rock­ies! (7)

15. Al­lowed to take one ship around marine desti­na­tions (6)

18. To say some­thing ex­treme (5)

19 & 5Dn. Busi­ness set­tle­ment show­ing in­flex­i­ble res­o­lu­tion (4,8)

QUICK CLUES Across

1. Change (5)

4. Recipe (7)

8. In­clu­sive (7)

9. Test (5)

10. Whirlpool (4)

11. Fidelity (8)

13. Old (4)

14. Do­mes­ti­cated (4)

16. Journalist (8)

17. Pile (4)

20. For­eign (5)

21. Teach (7)

22. Axe (7)

23. Head­ing (5)

Down

1. Ex­em­plary (5,8)

2. Ten­dency (5)

3. Har­vest (4)

4. Hes­i­tate (6)

5. In­tel­li­gent (8)

6. Use (7)

7. In­tact (3,2,3,5)

12. Cut down (8)

13. Pre­scribe (7)

15. Choose (6)

18. Pre­cise (5)

19. In­jured (4)

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