2-SPEED CROSS­WORD

Llanelli Star - - Puzzles -

CRYP­TIC CLUES: Across

1. Dur­ing the stage turn, I have to be... (8) 5. ...un­oc­cu­pied (be­ing lazy) (4) 9. An­nounce the scores as 100 each (4)

10. It's ex­e­crable the de­fen­dant should be about right (8)

11. Put off be­ing freed to go out (5) 12. He gives chase to ship's of­fi­cer round Union Head (7) 13. What an­ar­chy might pro­duce? (13) 18. Hold back the oth­ers with wet weather (8)

19. We shall shortly find wa­ter here (4)

20. I be­long to low or­der (7) 21. Com­mit­ted to be­ing tied up (5) 22. En­grave in sketchy fash­ion (4) 23. Was there as an ab­stainer con­cluded (8)

Down

2. Could not be closer to East­ern revo­lu­tion (7)

3. As­sem­ble for prayer (7) 4. No 2 is chief man in im­moral racket? (4,9)

6. Put side in con­tention (7) 7. Lasts, but sure to crack at the fin­ish (7)

8. Quan­ti­ties of pa­per used by sound groups of singers? (6) 13. What the striker re­ceives in church? (7)

14. It can kill in races (7)

15. No beer? Get dressed! (6) 16. When one can ex­pect fresh lu­nacy? (3,4)

17. Forged li­cense for ab­sence of noise (7)

QUICK CLUES: Across

1. Re­prove (8) 5. Young whale (4) 9. Dull pain (4) 10. Un­learned (8) 11. Smaller (5) 12. Stretch­able (7) 13. Un­con­scious­ness (13) 18. Sub­stan­tial (8) 19. Sob (4) 20. Alighted (7) 21. Tri­fling (5)

22. Yelps (4)

23. Hated (8)

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2. Refuse (7) 3. Bur­den­some (7) 4. Vow ab­sti­nence (4,3,6) 6. Greed (7) 7. Suitabil­ity (7) 8. Ac­tions (6) 13. Please (7) 14. Unceas­ing (3-4) 15. Able to be eaten (6) 16. Nov­elty (7)

17. Royal mace (7)

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