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Choice of cryptic or quick puzzle, and (just in case you’ve been wracking your brains) yesterday’s solutions.

Cryptic puzzle

Across

1. Assorted dairy pails used in flying show (3,7)

7. A profit once more (5)

8. Drink for morale? (7)

10. Need hint finally (2,3,3)

11. The demeanour of one put among males (4)

13. Prepare to stop (4,2)

15. One could get a bangle from here (6)

17. Call 150 out as leaving pass in the mountains (4)

18. The others don’t get as much, being fidgety (8)

21. Post in flying? (3-4)

22. Fish on ice? (5)

23. Unique opportunity is merely luck (4,6)

Down

1. A trap set thus is not together (5)

2. The athlete is out of bed, but he came second (6-2)

3. Anne is unfortunately quite mad (6)

4. Quiet tune for two (4)

5. A revolution cropping up (7)

6. For which players take to the air (5,5)

9. Having given vocal items, girls use them to keep out the glare (3-7)

12. Somehow get rid of set joint (8)

14. Almost aiming for pain-killer (7)

16. The riches derived from the law (6)

19. Delete some of the matter as erroneous (5)

20. She introduces boy to youth leader (4)

Quick puzzle

Across

1. Modest (10)

7. Famous (5)

8. Leaves (7)

10. Embellished (8)

11. Defeat (4)

13. Revolve (6)

15. Placard (6)

17. Char (4)

18. Music-writer (8)

21. Exaltation (7)

22. Map-book (5)

23. Trust (10)

Down

1. Express (5)

2. Impertinence (8)

3. Endure (6)

4. Masculine (4)

5. Closest (7)

6. Intolerable (10)

9. Venture (10)

12. Grumble (8)

14. Twister (7)

16. Lent (6)

19. Ointment (5)

20. Quarrel (4)

Friday’s solutions

CRYPTIC

Across: 7 Treasury notes; 8 Accounts; 9 Ages; 10 Alkali; 12 Recipe; 14 Sterne; 16 Sanity; 18 Ramp; 20 Lavender; 22 Death sentence.

Down: 1 Bracelet; 2 Pagoda; 3 Turn; 4 Eyesores; 5 Mosaic; 6 Cede; 11 Idealist; 13 Patience; 15 Repute; 17 Nantes; 19 Ales; 21 Vine.

QUICK

Across: 7 Temperamental; 8 Sizeable; 9 Erne; 10 Middle; 12 Inside; 14 Insist; 16 Effort; 18 Slip; 20 Reliance; 22 Everlastingly.

Down: 1 Meridian; 2 Spread; 3 Drab; 4 Imbecile; 5 Unless; 6 Dawn; 11 External; 13 Directly; 15 Import; 17 Flaunt; 19 Love; 21 Late.