TWO-IN-ONE CROSSWORD PUZZLE

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ACROSS

3 Form (5)

8 Wall paint­ing (5) 10 Black and blue (5) 11 Auc­tion item (3) 12 Haughty (5)

13 Shorn (7)

15 Repasts (5) 18 Mas­sage (3) 19 Episodic tale (6) 21 Spools (7) 22 Moun­tain lake (4) 23 Curve (4) 24 Pop­u­lated (7) 26 Oars­men (6) 29 Cush­ion (3) 31 Ball­room dance (5) 32 Vends (7) 34 Wan­dered (5) 35 Man’s name (3) 36 Crim­i­nal (5)

37 Not mar­ried (5) 38 Rus­sian au­to­crats (5)

DOWN

1 Tyran­ni­cal type (5) 2 After­wards (5,2) 4 An­i­mal group (4) 5 Showy feath­ers (6) 6 Duck (5)

7 House (5)

9 Fish eggs (3)

12 Small stones (7) 14 Young bear (3) 16 In­tended (5)

17 Chute (5)

17 Broke sud­denly (7) 20 Be­gin (5)

21 Mus­cu­lar strength (5) 23 Sheets, etc (7)

24 Trial prints (6) 25 Youth (3)

27 Curses (5)

28 Wad­ing bird (5) 30 Take up again (5) 32 Juicy fruit (4) 33 Statute (3)

ACROSS

3 One wo­ven by Welsh (5)

8 But he can pos­si­bly be cowed (5)

10 Hav­ing its ups and downs, nat­u­rally (5)

11 To love fur­ther­more (3)

12 But such a match is no Test (5)

13 Against the bar? (7)

15 When things be­come com­par­a­tively dead? (5) 18 Ski man­u­fac­turer’s name (3)

19 Do some­thing in­volv­ing de­ter­mi­na­tion (6) 21 Shy look­ing eyes? (7)

22 Re­main only a quar­ter hour old? (4)

23 Knotty one to ne­go­ti­ate ? (4)

24 Piece of work from Maples pos­si­bly (7) 26 Hi-De-Hi hol­i­day­maker? (6)

29 It swims up to “25 Down” (3)

31 Take a hum­ble po­si­tion like Neil (5)

32 Work in the gar­den (7)

34 Emits er­rat­i­cally on oc­ca­sions (5)

35 Over brief (3)

36 Very young, as a wo­man points out (5)

37 One who just has to con­fess? (5)

38 Very un­com­fort­able stretch­ers (5)

DOWN

1 He doesn’t keep what he knows to him­self (5) 2 Put down cheap wine in front of some­one (7) 4 For­eign cherry ex­tract (4)

5 Great school mem­bers (6)

6 Cil­lar changes colour (5)

7 Held fast by some­thing fishy? (5)

9 Flour cen­tre, nom­i­nally (3)

12 Saintly sur­name (7)

14 Match no­body wins? (3)

16 An­i­mal of which it’s wrong for Ger­many to lose

many (5)

17 Fully pre­pared for the reck­on­ing? (5) 19 Trades­man hang­ing around? (7)

20 Girl’s smart book-end (5)

21 Mostly pur­plish feather (5)

23 Loud cries in cam­era? (7)

24 She sends Les and Ian crazy! (6)

25 Not to wind­ward of the fleet (3)

27 Pub or sta­tion mes­sen­ger (5)

28 It’s safe to run out (5)

30 Tried a change when fed up (5)

32 Take to be tim­ber (4)

33 Per­son of ami­able na­ture (3)

EASY PUZZLE

ACROSS: 1, Stark; 6, Tubby; 9, Hideous; 10, Al­lot; 11, Needy; 12, Lured; 13, Ben­e­fit; 15, Pet; 17, Iron; 18, Mul­ish; 19, Devil; 20, Travel; 22, Boar; 24, Hod; 25, Shorten; 26, Right; 27, Flood; 28, Livid; 29, Se­cures; 30, Tried; 31, Tells.

DOWN: 2, Teller; 3, Rar­ity; 4, Kit; 5, De­sire; 6, Tune­ful; 7, Used; 8, Badges; 12, Li­bel; 13, Birth; 14, No­mad; 15, Pi­lot; 16, Thorn; 18, Might; 19, De­cided; 21, Roller; 22, Bruise; 23, Aerial; 25, Shout; 26, Rose; 28, Let.

CRYPTIC PUZZLE

ACROSS: 1, Punch; 6, Patch; 9, Rainer; 10, Limit; 11, A-m-end; 12, Funny; 13, Pa­pers; 15, Fed; 17, I-Des; 18, St-ride; 19, Dates; 20, Closer 22, Mass; 24, Hen; 25, S-evil-le; 26, Spain; 27, M-aria; 28, Bunch; 29, Dine out; 30, Steer; 31, Tense.

DOWN: 2, United; 3, Crisps; 4, Hat; 5, An­gus; 6, Peanuts; 7, Army; 8, Con-Ned; 12, Friar; 13, Pitch; 14, Pe-Ron; 15, Fi­nal; 16, Dense; 18, Seven (7); 19, De­spair; 21, Le-van-t; 22, Minute; 23, Slacks; 25, Sixes; 26, Side; 28, But.

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