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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. Eroding badly, being neglected (7)

7. Bat I’m using to get boundary (5)

9. List of digits? (5)

10. Having been cut, adheres badly (7)

12. My true story about an excursion (7,4)

14. A little dance by Chopin? (6,5)

18. Late examination (7)

19. Fight a dealer in stolen goods (5)

21. Man flying kite on top of hill (5)

22. The remainder live around the bend (7)

Down

1. A man is representative (5)

2. Deciphering my code can produce an amusing spectacle (6)

3. Man of knowledge (3)

4. A politician has to do something to make an impression (6)

5. It’s horrible to conceal love for us (7)

8. Sort of underwear for man joining the Marines (7)

11. Non-believer at robbery (7)

13. Records lasting less than an hour? (7)

15. Say you boast about submarines (1-5)

16. The South is the subject of a dissertation (6)

17. Boy finding science unfashionable (5)

20. Established group? (3)

Quick puzzle

Across

6. Obtain (7)

7. Milk container (5)

9. Courageous (5)

10. 25% (7)

12. Fraternity (11)

14. Face (11)

18. With an oblique glance (7)

19. Disease (5)

21. Leg joint (5)

22. Blot out (7)

Down

1. Contempt (5)

2. Tremble (6)

3. Anger (3)

4. Place of worship (6)

5. Liberty (7)

8. Burial ceremony (7)

11. Extend (7)

13. Agreement (7)

15. Almost (6)

16. Coterie (6)

17. Breathing organs (5)

20. Chopper (3)

Monday’s solutions

CRYPTIC

Across: 1 Play around; 7 Torch; 8 Distaff; 10 Leavened; 11 Palm; 13 Maples; 15 No-ball; 17 To-do; 18 Transept; 21 Salient; 22 Table; 23 Freeloader. Down: 1 Parma; 2 Athletes; 3 Addled; 4 Ouse; 5 Niagara; 6 Stalemates; 9 Family tree; 12 Connoted; 14 Peddler; 16 Grotto; 19 Ember; 20 Mere.

QUICK

Across: 1 Department; 7 Adorn; 8 Amusing; 10 Question; 11 Gown; 13 Ensure; 15 Career; 17 Ague; 18 Vigorous; 21 Effendi; 22 Aloft; 23 Centigrade. Down: 1 Drone; 2 Puncture; 3 Reason; 4 Maul; 5 Noisome; 6 Masquerade; 9 Generosity; 12 Panorama; 14 Scuffle; 16 Liking; 19 Ozone; 20 Gnat.