Two Speed Cross­word

Ruislip & Eastcote & Northwood 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

1. Bend it ow­ing to ... (2,4)

4. ... suit­able sup­port we hear (6) 9. An­other per­son’s snap judg­ment? (6,7) 10. Dressed a hun­dred with auc­tion pur­chase he had! (7) 11. Sup­port for two (5) 12. Food for di­rec­tors, per­haps (5) 14. Con­fec­tion makes us sub­ject to group en­vi­ron­ment (5) 18. Hasn’t lost a limb and is ready to fight (5)

19. The cost of send­ing for­mer writ­ers East (7) 21. Nor is dis­taste a re­sult of such writ­ing (13) 22. Hol­i­day nook? (6) 23. Veg­eta­bles for golfers? (6)

Down

1. Crea­ture as mem­ber of re­li­gious body (6) 2. Does he take pa­tient notes? (6,2,5) 3. A wooden lot of mag­is­trates? (5) 5. Squab­ble about one let­ter in an­other causes colour­ful dis­play (7) 6. Doesn’t the or­di­nary sol­dier work for his pay? (7,6) 7. More than vex the park-keeper (6) 8. They may yield in­ter­est but they are very re­stric­tive (5) 13. Put dif­fer­ent clothes on by way of com­pen­sa­tion (7) 15. This colour is cra­zier still (6) 16. The pier seems some­what black (5) 17. Against over­sus­pi­cious peo­ple be­ing in­cluded (6) 20. Si­mon could – out to be­come noth­ing (5)

Quick Across

1. Ow­ing (2,4)

4. Cor­rect (6)

9. Sup­ple­men­tary judg­ment (6,7)

10. Dressed (7)

11. Hand tool (5)

12. Com­mit­tee (5)

14. Sug­ary (5)

18. Hav­ing a weapon (5)

19. Charge (7)

21. The­ses (13)

22. Niche (6)

23. Veg­eta­bles (6)

Down

1. In­ver­te­brate (6)

2. Aca­demic in the arts (6,2,5)

3. Seat (5)

5. Dis­play of the spec­trum (7)

6. Earn­ings from in­vest­ments (7,6)

7. Park keeper (6)

8. Ties (5)

13. Com­pen­sate for (7)

15. More fren­zied (6)

16. Pier (5)

17. Against (6)

20. Man’s name (5)

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