Two Speed Cross­word

Harefield Gazette - - PUZZLES -

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

Cryp­tic Across

6. A poor fid­dler out­side the door (7) 7. Crouch down – it’s an il­le­gal oc­cu­pa­tion (5) 9. A num­ber of them give you the time of your life! (5) 10. Leaves high and dry on the beaches (7) 12. Wash­ing may

de­pend on it (11) 14. Su­per­in­tend­ing, but miss­ing some­thing? (11) 18. Piece of bread the French break into bits (7) 19. Get even? (5) 21. It’s ir­ri­tat­ing get­ting only a lit­tle credit in sup­port (5) 22. He’s not a par­tic­u­lar per­son (7)

Down

1. Tighten up on

one’s salary? (5) 2. A gun­smith adds

it to his stock (6) 3. Its line is straight­for­ward (3) 4. It will come as a

sud­den blow (6) 5. It ends a flight in

two ways (7) 8. Ba­con’s lines (7) 11. Makes slow progress by street­car (7) 13. It makes a man keen on money, and a woman on food (7) 15. Stay to put mother in con­trol (6) 16. It’s a ne­ces­sity to

want to ex­ist (4,2) 17. A de­scrip­tion of one found want­ing (5) 20. The last thing one

aims for (3)

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