DOU­BLE CROSS­WORD

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CRYP­TIC CLUES:

Across

7. Some reg­u­lar gen­tle­men are big (5)

8. Dou­ble with a pair of pleats (7)

9. Were yet pro­duc­ing a slow grower (3,4)

10. A for­tu­nate shot for the par­a­site (5)

12. The churl­ish­ness of a sick crew (3,7)

15. Puz­zles cause an an­gry ex­change (10)

18. Take off a thin piece (5) 19. Man­gle west­ern cam­pa­nol­o­gist (7) 21. Wouldn’t it be bet­ter in the bed­room than the kitchen? (7)

22. Boat taken from the ocean (5)

QUICK CLUES:

Across

7. Hear­ing (5)

8. Use­ful­ness (7)

9. Es­teem (7)

10. Ear­lier (5)

12. Dis­sat­is­fac­tion (10)

15. Med­dler (10)

18. White heron (5)

19. In­ten­sity (7)

21. Cur­tail (7)

22. Leap (5)

Down

1. Be a prac­ti­cal joker at the card ta­ble? (4,6)

2. The doc­tor was out of ties (5)

3. Rip shows sign of re­pen­tance (4)

4. Cur­rent quan­tity of pa­per on the street (6)

5. The girl paid a money penalty and was shut up (8) 6. Units of a slum ode (7) 11. It should be hit with­out dif­fi­culty (4,6)

13. Fi­nal job mark­ing the end of a sol­dier’s day (4,4) 14. Some­body who swears about noth­ing gets a horse (7)

16. Ad­vanc­ing duty in hos­pi­tal? (6)

17. Leave in no par­tic­u­lar tor­ment (5)

20. Pe­ru­vian In­dian in Win­can­ton (4)

Down

1. Al­lur­ing (10)

2. Wash out (5)

3. Run away (4) 4. Ru­ral (6) 5. Ad­min­is­ter (8) 6. Re­stricted (7) 11. Back­ward (10) 13. Net­tle (8)

14. Film em­i­nence (7) 16. In­sult (6)

17. Sham (5)

20. Gown (4)

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