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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. Stand for no bull in the stock market? (4)

3. Begin to get one letter wrong for business (8)

9. Train to speak? (7)

10. We are all entitled to have them (5)

11. Don’t give up working as a judge (4,2,6)

13. Selected to play, but not on the wing (6)

15. Finish the act? (6)

17. Second anniversary of press merger? (5,7)

20. Birds mistaken for castles? (5)

21. Raids or no raids (7)

22. Banter becomes wicked in time (8)

23. Observes from both sides (4)

Down

1. Gains unlawful entry to destroy wrongdoing (6,2)

2. Possibly Adam’s fruit (5)

4. Attacks with stones, perhaps (6)

5. They take interest in their work (12)

6. Novel affair (7)

7. Some conversed in Gaelic (4)

8. You and Eve (6,6)

12. Gets lies about poets (8)

14. Fare for the main course (7)

16. Canopy covering one side around the north (6)

18. Angry with some of the United Arab Emirates (5)

19. Rather dull adaptation of the Bard (4)

Quick puzzle

Across

1. Created (4)

3. Agent (8)

9. Charm and allure (7)

10. Cuban dance (5)

11. Oscar (7,5)

13. Nakedness (6)

15. Dog (6)

17. Analyst (12)

20. Condiment container (5)

21. Obstruction (7)

22. Excessive amount (8)

23. A long time (4)

Down

1. Headache (8)

2. Play (5)

4. One dying for a cause (6)

5. Hats (5,7)

6. Respected (7)

7. 365 days (4)

8. House-trained (12)

12. False teeth (8)

14. Argument (7)

16. Type of cloud (6)

18. Cake decoration (5)

19. Resonation (4)

Tuesday’s solutions

CRYPTIC

Across: Across: 6 Contest; 7 Lethe; 9 Get on; 10 Armlets; 12 Reservation; 14 Weightiness; 18 Billing; 19 Sales; 21 Puree; 22 Bandits.

Down: 1 Lower; 2 Stroke; 3 Psi; 4 Zealot; 5 Whatnot; 8 Driving; 11 Beating; 13 Tedious; 15 Galley; 16 Shandy; 17 Tests; 20 Oar.

QUICK

Across: 6 Scamper; 7 Happy; 9 Snout; 10 Gladden; 12 Remorseless; 14 Adolescence; 18 Lawless; 19 Trait; 21 Screw; 22 Fraught.

Down: 1 Scent; 2 Immune; 3 Wet; 4 Vandal; 5 Appease; 8 Glisten; 11 Possess; 13 Advance; 15 Lolled; 16 Circus; 17 Lithe; 20 Pry.