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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. A party piece? (9)

8. Robin’s sash (3)

9. Doctor Frankenstein, for example? (11)

11. Admit a Tory has to give up (7)

12. River in which heron is found (5)

13. Unwilling to write a little poetry (6)

15. Possibly not coy as a businessman (6)

17. Machine for turning French and English articles (5)

18. Fashionable girl in a state? (7)

20. Rack of belts possibly found in Germany (5,6)

22. Set a broken leg (3)

23. Going over sea ground is hazardous (9)

Down

2. A party causing fuss (3)

3. Strong and capable of writing a story (5)

4. Reps in trouble with gunman (6)

5. Tidy hospital employee (7)

6. Wow! A man has to speak to verify (11)

7. Mail linen out for long periods (9)

10. Upset Albert in den at which one eats (6,5)

11. Pound the French had to change without dispute (9)

14. Waiter set out the charge (7)

16. Barrel made from wood of the pine family? (6)

19. Took the car from Dover? (5)

21. An old coin from the South? (3)

Quick puzzle

Across

1. Flying vehicle (9)

8. Tear (3)

9. Work together (11)

11. Jealous (7)

12. Fool (5)

13. Salad vegetable (6)

15. Leave (6)

17. Ledge (5)

18. Fighter (7)

20. Social event (6-5)

22. Compete (3)

23. Talk (9)

Down

2. Self-image (3)

3. Musical instrument (5)

4. Stimulate (6)

5. Inspect (7)

6. Anxiety (11)

7. Watcher (9)

10. Even-tempered (5-6)

11. Undue (9)

14. Elegant (7)

16. Desserts (6)

19. Wireless (5)

21. Lettuce (3)

Monday’s solutions

CRYPTIC - Across: 7 Naming; 8 Racket; 10 Ottoman; 11 Genre; 12 Book; 13 Relax; 17 Scrap; 18 Shoe; 22 Trail; 23 Mineral; 24 Placid; 25 Amiens.

Down: 1 Entombs; 2 Emotion; 3 Gnome; 4 Gangway; 5 Skins; 6 Utter; 9 Under arms; 14 Acclaim; 15 Charges; 16 Realise; 19 Stops; 20 Salad; 21 Enemy.

QUICK - Across: 7 Ironic; 8 Wretch; 10 Harbour; 11 Tutor; 12 Aged; 13 Vague; 17 Might; 18 Flex; 22 Clown; 23 Recover; 24 Robust; 25 Refund.

Down: 1 Highway; 2 Courier; 3 Pilot; 4 Fretful; 5 State; 6 Share; 9 Treachery; 14 Fitness; 15 Flavour; 16 Extrude; 19 Scorn; 20 Hobby; 21 Acted.