Two Speed Cross­word

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

Harefield Gazette - - PUZZLES -

Cryp­tic Across

1. Staff job (4) 3. Ready to de­stroy

red pa­per (8) 9. Transport the

com­plete works (7) 10. Not yield­ing the

tackle I had (5) 11. Rate too highly - time to serve a dif­fer­ent or­der (12) 13. This shows the bare

facts (6) 15. A usu­ally young man who gives a ser­vice (6) 17. In Span­ish port food al­lowance will pro­vide en­ergy (12) 20. A volley of ap­plause

for a canon (5) 21. A pointer to what is needed for a good diet (7) 22. They ac­cu­mu­late

stock (8) 23. Naval ar­eas to

cap­ture, we hear (4)

Down

1. Deep-think­ing pub­lic re­la­tions of­fi­cer dis­cov­ered (8) 2. Hear­ing, for ex­am­ple, what ap­peals to rea­son (5) 4. Makes new ad­just­ments about film scenes (6) 5. Transport for a small

charge (12) 6. An oc­ca­sion con­sist­ing of races in the main (7) 7. Poor clothes are far

from suc­cess­ful (4) 8. De­scrib­ing the pre­oc­cu­pied pro­fes­sor in­clined to play tru­ant? (6-6) 12. Scraps cause the dis­turbed man to be in tears (8) 14. A plate used at

meal­times (7) 16. This is lit­tle change

for a po­lice­man (6) 18. She is en­meshed in

the wire-net­ting (5) 19. A bolt up­set the

horse (4)

Quick Across

1. Mail (4) 3. Ready (8) 9. Col­lec­tion of works

(7) 10. In­flex­i­ble (5) 11. Value too highly

(12) 13. Naked­ness (6) 15. Cler­gy­man (6) 17. Re­fresh­ment (12) 20. Cir­cu­lar (5) 21. Nu­tri­ent (7) 22. Prop­a­ga­tors (8) 23. Oceans (4)

Down

1. In­tense (8) 2. Per­ceive (5) 4. Re­stores to zero (6) 5. Baby car­riage (12) 6. Yacht rac­ing

meet­ing (7) 7. Fail­ures (4) 8. For­get­ful (6-6) 12. Left­overs (8) 14. False teeth (7) 16. Metal (6) 18. Girl’s name (5) 19. M. East na­tive (4)

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