TWO SPEED CROSSWORD

Gloucestershire Echo - - BRAIN TEASER -

This two-speed crossword has two sets of clues, but just one grid. If you can’t solve the Cryp­tic clues, try the Quick.

Cryp­tic Across

6. Un­usu­ally an­gered (7) 7. Agree to ad­vance (3,2) 9. Such re­marks may still be pointed! (5) 10. Dec­o­ra­tions I pro­hibit in small thor­ough­fares (7) 12. For many road-users, they pro­vide a stern out­look (4,7) 14. Pa­tient at­ten­dants who treat only em­ploy­ees? (5,6) 18. He won’t make cer­tain ad­vances (7) 19. It may be sung in a lovely rich bari­tone voice (5) 21. Peo­ple count on them to send them to sleep! (5) 22. Ex­er­cise done by a pris­oner (7)

Down

1. Sin­gle un­fronted fire­place (5) 2. Na­tive Amer­i­can who may keep watch for you (6) 3. Catch a num­ber up (3) 4. Free beer held up and put down again (6) 5. Com­mon knowl­edge (3-4) 8. I ar­rive up­set, for a sunny hol­i­day? (7) 11. A good one will be true to type (7) 13. Wast­ing a prize (7) 15. Pos­si­bly gifted young schol­ars may be told not to! (6) 16. Rarely seen part of the French Pres­i­dent’s res­i­dence (6) 17. Not much to steal (5) 20. Don’t go with­out a pen (3)

Quick Across

6. In­fu­ri­ated (7) 7. Board (3,2) 9. Dull (5) 10. Dec­o­ra­tions (7) 12. Car parts (4,7) 14. Qual­i­fied car­ers (5,6) 18. Young child (7) 19. Short poem (5) 21. Ovine mam­mal (5) 22. Ex­tend (7)

Down

1. Fire­place (5) 2. North Amer­i­can In­dian (6) 3. Mesh (3) 4. Broad­cast (6) 5. In­for­ma­tion (3-4) 8. Mediter­ranean coastal re­gion (7) 11. Re­pro­duc­tion ma­chine (7) 13. De­gen­er­a­tion (7) 15. Move rest­lessly (6) 16. Parisian palace (6) 17. Squeeze (5) 20. Pig en­clo­sure (3)

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