TWO-IN-ONE CROSS­WORD PUZZLE

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ACROSS

1 Dry piece of bread (5) 6 Ap­ply med­i­ca­tion (5) 9 In­flict pain (7) 10 Ath­letic pur­suit (5) 11 Caper (5) 12 Un­yield­ing (5)

13 Took as one’s own(7) 15 Fem­i­nine pro­noun (3) 17 Water­bound land (4) 18 Enu­mer­ates (6) 19 Fos­sil resin (5) 20 Sweet­hearts (6) 22 Dis­trict (4)

24 Day be­fore (3) 25 Bondage (7)

26 Can­vas shel­ters (5) 27 Hang­ing ta­pes­try (5) 28 Aro­matic plant (5) 29 Gaz­ing fixedly (7) 30 Vol­umes (5) 31 In­clines (5)

DOWN

2 Swift part of river (6) 3 Coloured band (6) 4 Dram (3)

5 Se­date (5)

6 Be­trayer (7)

7 Rip (4)

8 Dis­mount (6)

12 Large quan­ti­ties of

pa­per (5)

13 Path be­tween pews (5) 14 Oily fruit (5)

15 Sleep nois­ily (5) 16 School com­po­si­tion

(5)

18 Prison rooms (5) 19 Takes into cus­tody (7) 21 Go too far (6) 22 Vindi­cate (6) 23 Rubbed out (6) 25 Tem­pest (5)

26 Job in hand (4) 28 In­sect (3)

ACROSS 1 Ascot on sea? (5)

6 Very deep Verdi com­po­si­tion?(5)

9 Chival­rous young fel­low in pain (7)

10 An­i­mal with han­dle­bars? (5)

11 They’ve been joc­u­larly to nurse their baw­bees (5) 12 It’s a snag when Al­fred has no bird (5)

13 Strong, meaty parts (7)

15 A taste from the siphon (3)

17 One of the ar­chi­tect’s over-heads (4)

18 Not the only sort of jump in ath­let­ics (6)

19 Mostly un­cooked beef (5)

20 Swiss cot­tage (6)

22 Part of Som­er­set (4)

24 Jump on a vine (3)

25 To take an MP in is rel­a­tively easy (7)

26 Sent by the wind to the north (5)

27 A trin­ket one came to love (5)

28 He is back in the lab, maybe (5)

29 Team whose vic­tory the Dons are up­set about! (7) 30 Hates re­ar­ranged races (5)

31 Shin­ing like a trans­formed Olga West (5)

DOWN

2 Trav­el­ling ahead to an an­cient city (2,4)

3 Strange cheeps many may hear (6)

4 Salt ex­tra starch (3)

5 Where cap­i­tal­ists shuf­fle around in pairs? (5) 6 Make out that the cin­ders have been sifted (7) 7 Go slowly and not far (4)

8 Bring on some wild Ori­en­tals (6)

12 The courage in ev­ery one of us (5)

13 The game’s the same (5)

14 Con­flict a bit (5)

15 A cen­tre there may be a film about (5)

16 Blue boy? (5)

18 Mark, pos­si­bly a twin (5)

19 Those by a roar­ing fire? (7)

21 He can man­age a chore (6)

22 Jumped when old Bob had a plane crash! (6)

23 As a doc­tor could he be a bit of a co­me­dian? (6) 25 Fair­ground mu­sic? (5)

26 The finest thing is to be a saint (4)

28 Feathered snake? (3)

EASY PUZZLE

ACROSS: 1, Mange; 6, Shied; 9, Avarice; 10, Ap­ple; 11, Re­lay; 12, Tweed; 13, Gaseous; 15, Dew; 17, Army; 18, Im­pede; 19, Debts; 20, Neared; 22, Burr; 24, Tar; 25, Sheeted; 26, Misty; 27, Fired; 28, Su­per; 29, Re­moves; 30, Egged; 31, Welsh.

DOWN: 2, Ap­pear; 3, Gal­ley; 4, Eve; 5, Crows; 6, Screams; 7, Heed; 8, Evaded; 12, Turned; 13, Gaunt; 14, Smear; 15, De­but; 16, Weird; 18, Itchy; 19, De­cided; 21, Eas­ing; 22, Be­muse; 23, Rebels; 25, Strop; 26, Mere; 28, Sew.

CRYP­TIC PUZZLE

ACROSS: 1, Santa; 6, Pinch; 9, Un­cove-r; 10, Story; 11, Ri­fle; 12, Maths; 13, Su-rina-m; 15, Pip; 17, Prop; 18, Spruce; 19, Johns; 20, Choker; 22, Cull; 24, Eat; 25, Scrapes; 26, Stock; 27, Taste; 28, Study; 29, Arse­nal; 30, Pairs; 31, Perry.

DOWN: 2, Ar-Thur; 3, Turnip; 4, Any; 5, Bo-Iam; 6, Per­haps; 7, Iris; 8, Cel-tic; 12, Ma­jor; 13, Space; 14, Ro­bot; 15, Put up; 16, Peels (rev); 18, Snac-k; 19, Je-Sters; 21, Ha­vana; 22, Cat­tle; 23, Leader; 25, Screw; 26, Star; 28, Sap.

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