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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

6. Flower could become a big one (7)

7. Eccentric to start the engine? (5)

9. Sudden movement to begin with (5)

10. Graduates shortly collected instrument (7)

12. Torn apart by letting fee indicated below (4,7)

14. Way of voting for workers’ display? (4,2,5)

18. Put out any girl in a rage (7)

19. Clergyman is able to get no backing (5)

21. Healthy noise (5)

22. Put down top side perhaps (7)

Down

1. Takes poet to be wrong (5)

2. Series of lessons is nothing to swear about! (6)

3 And 20 Down. Flying sleeper? (3-3)

4. A place to have convictions about? (6)

5. Prying person is wrong person to take nothing in (7)

8. He’s often in a row, of course (7)

11. Firmly cunning about squabble (7)

13. The ghost of Hampton (7)

15. Sending a telegram is a job for an electrician? (6)

16. Continue tediously citing fierce person (4,2)

17. He has a pound in small change (5)

20. See 3 Down.

Quick puzzle

Across

6. Odd (7)

7. Existence (5)

9. Trivial (5)

10. Violent (7)

12. Unfit (11)

14. Vengeance (11)

18. Satisfied (7)

19. Begin (5)

21. Desire (5)

22. Licentious (7)

Down

1. Precipitous (5)

2. Box (6)

3. Ovum (3)

4. Faith (6)

5. Wounded (7)

8. Attribute (7)

11. Spouse (7)

13. Fanatic (7)

15. Revert (6)

16. Choice (6)

17. Shatter (5)

20. Devil (3)

Monday’s solutions

CRYPTIC

Across: 1 Imposition; 7 Otter; 8 Dallies; 10 Turnover; 11 Visa; 13 Insect; 15 Orange; 17 Holy; 18 Insignia; 21 Sincere; 22 Swift; 23 Get started

Down: Inter; 2 Perforce; 3 Sudden; 4 Till; 5 Opinion; 6 Footlights; 9 Spare parts; 12 Train set; 14 Silence; 16 Angela; 19 Naiad; 20 Lees

QUICK

Across: 1 Legitimate; 7 Bible; 8 Rancour; 10 Tallness; 11 Jolt; 13 Mature; 15 Handle; 17 Omen; 18 Imprison; 21 Secrete; 22 Dross; 23 Dependency

Down: 1 Label; 2 Greenery; 3 Thrust; 4 Mend; 5 Twofold; 6 Abstemious; 9 Rottenness; 12 Harridan; 14 Treacle; 16 Impend; 19 Story; 20 Cede