2-SPEED CROSSWORD

Quick crossword an­swers also fit the large grid.

Llanelli Star - - PUZZLES -

CRYPTIC CLUES:

Across

1. Sol­dier in the nurs­ery? (11)

9. Bill speak­ing well? (7)

10. Use­ful qual­ity in the man­ner laid down (5)

11. Spar­tan slave emerges from ho­tel (5)

12. Pas­sage taken straight from pam­phlet (7)

13. Sec­tor guard (6)

15. Change of back­bone is plan (6)

18. Move lanes, e.g., in Africa (7)

20. Kenneth is to re­ceive the sou­venir (5)

22. Pub­lic voter (5)

23. Was seen about in this place since (7)

24. Re­late empty re­forms in mod­er­a­tion (11)

Down

2. Fresh fic­tion (5)

3. He can look down eas­ily on lots of peo­ple (7)

4. Al­most No 1 amongst an­cient ci­ties (6)

5. Still about since a fer­ment­ing agent (5)

6. Don't touch sailor with a blem­ish (7)

7. Strained at­mos­phere while flying (4,7)

8. Dig­nity of ranks in countries (11)

14. Yield on one oc­ca­sion in three con­sec­u­tive let­ters (7)

16. The con­di­tion of the suf­ferer un­der treat­ment? (7)

17. Bloom­ing river? (6)

19. Rise to such cos­tume (3-2)

21. Get down to ser­vice in­struc­tion (5)

QUICK CLUES:

Across

1. Knowl­edge (11)

9. With­drawal (7)

10. Al­lude (5)

11. Flanks (5)

12. In name only (7)

13. Se­lected (6)

15. Cal­cu­late (6)

18. Treach­ery (7)

20. Con­sumed (5)

22. Speechify (5)

23. Speedy (7)

24. In­for­mal (4,3,4)

Down

2. Well known (5)

3. Su­per­in­tend (7)

4. Re­volt (6)

5. To drum (5)

6. Um­brage (7)

7. Su­ing (11)

8. Sim­plic­ity (11)

14. Out­side (4,3)

16. Spire (7)

17. In­vis­i­ble (6)

19. Rid­dle (5)

21. Lock of hair (5)

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