Quick cross­word

no 15,188

The Guardian - G2 - - Puzzles -

Across

1 Agree­ment ending a dis­pute (10)

7 Type of let­tuce (7) 8 Drink­ing choco­late (5) 10 Piece of leg­is­la­tion – one of the Clin­tons (4) 11 Quadru­ple (8)

13 Too (6)

15 Em­pha­sis (6)

17 Pub­lic open space in cen­tral London (4,4) 18 At­tempt (4)

21 Less of­ten seen (5)

22 Old saw (7)

23 Al­most with­out hope (10)

Down

1 Pe­riod of time (5)

2 Ash, for ex­am­ple (4) 3 Body of salt wa­ter cut off from the sea (6) 4 Cream tea (anag) – soften by steep­ing in liq­uid (8) 5 Con­grat­u­la­tory phrase (4,3) 6 1984’s to­tal­i­tar­ian con­troller – TV re­al­ity show (3,7) 9 African cap­i­tal (5,5) 12 Balder­dash (8)

14 Back (7)

16 Visit in­for­mally (4,2) 19 Short online mes­sage (5) 20 One of Ham­let’s ques­tion­able op­tions? (2,2)

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