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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. Fortune-teller getting cavalry into trouble (11)

9. A judge of rarebit, perhaps (7)

10. Moved aimlessly around a vehicle (5)

11. Material found possibly only at the north (5)

12. A hundred certain to have monk’s hairstyle (7)

13. Threads used in briefs (6)

15. Convincing company man (6)

18. Annoyance at smile after tea (7)

20. Ring friends for gemstones (5)

22. Grand old English coin (5)

23. Don’t vote - it could be the mark of a seaman (7)

24. Gauging of eaten summer produce (11)

Down

2. Tag Bella wrote out (5)

3. Very strong tennis competition for the English (7)

4. Truthful girl? (6)

5. Longing for me to enter the country (5)

6. Write about melody from The Planets (7)

7. Can Tim feign being splendid (11)

8. A commercial venture? (11)

14. Shrub the railway company move slowly (7)

16. Work a very large amount with an animal (7)

17. Unjust if a run, perhaps (6)

19. Share out birds (5)

21. A profit once more (5)

Quick puzzle

Across

1. Gloomy (11)

9. Army division (7)

10. Repulse (5)

11. Nick (5)

12. Forgetfulness (7)

13. Take in (6)

15. Disclose (6)

18. Instalment (7)

20. Sewer (5)

22. Name (5)

23. Burdensome (7)

24. Publicity (11)

Down

2. Glorify (5)

3. Stifle (7)

4. Concerning the mind (6)

5. Temptress (5)

6. Deadlock (7)

7. Impulsiveness (11)

8. Hygiene (11)

14. High-flown (7)

16. Interminable (7)

17. Pious (6)

19. Fat (5)

21. Bedeck (5)

Tuesday’s solutions

CRYPTIC

Across: 1 Recharge; 5 Slur; 9 Rhea; 10 Straight; 11 Pulse; 12 Tourist; 13 Statelessness; 18 Coachmen; 19 Pads; 20 Layered; 21 Fibre; 22 Rate; 23 Deadline.

Down: 2 Exhaust; 3 Headset; 4 Gets the needle; 6 Lignite; 7 Rotates; 8 Maquis; 13 Secular; 14 Analyst; 15 Exhort; 16 Nuptial; 17 Sad-iron.

QUICK

Across: 1 Tomorrow; 5 Omit; 9 Post; 10 Schooner; 11 Movie; 12 Undergo; 13 Mother-of-pearl; 18 Minutiae; 19 Easy; 20 Origami; 21 Fable; 22 Hone; 23 Melodies.

Down: 2 Oloroso; 3 Ostrich; 4 Once upon a time; 6 Minorca; 7 Turmoil; 8 Hold-up; 13 Mammoth; 14 Tension; 15 Entrap; 16 Emerald; 17 Resolve.