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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. Stir up with fashionable quote (6)

4. Suitable tools? (6)

9. They studied heads sporting holes, somehow (13)

10. Wounds the lioness, somehow (7)

11. Another name for Celia (5)

12. A foe from Yemen? (5)

14. Animals finding silver in the streets (5)

18. Pale like a female bird (5)

19. Shop around to get frozen water for the home (7)

21. They may be in a dish a man chews (3,10)

22. Possibly dream about military leader being attacked (6)

23. Leaned out and became heavy (6)

Down

1. Terribly simple urges (6)

2. Harsh men cut my new flower (13)

3. Dance making browning of skin disappear (5)

5. Call out name of worker on parade (7)

6. Made out to be noble (13)

7. The nurse on the first shift tires badly (6)

8. Indifferent to sable, perhaps (5)

13. Composite picture of a magneto, possibly (7)

15. Somewhat sooner (6)

16. Heads out of the area sheltered from the sun (5)

17. Not wearing as much for the class (6)

20. Strike items out (5)

Quick puzzle

Across

1. Fully-grown (6)

4. Steady (6)

9. Reveal a secret (5,3,5)

10. Make bigger (7)

11. Compare (5)

12. Relation by marriage (2-3)

14. Quarrel (5)

18. Fifty-fifty odds (5)

19. Meantime (7)

21. Conker (5,8)

22. Colony of rabbits (6)

23. Pullover (6)

Down

1. Old gun (6)

2. Practical discovery method (5,3,5)

3. Measuring stick (5)

5. Cylindrical (7)

6. Fruit (13)

7. Relenting (6)

8. Lustre (5)

13. Stern (7)

15. Male relative (6)

16. Not heavy (5)

17. Forge (6)

20. Discernment (5)

Friday’s solutions

CRYPTIC

Across: 4 Saltire; 8 Hooter; 9 Rascals; 10 Satrap; 11 Haloes; 12 Converse; 18 Stampede; 20 Dugout; 21 Covert; 22 Anagram; 23 Bistre; 24 Persons.

Down: 1 Physics; 2 Fortune; 3 Menace; 5 Anathema; 6 Tackle; 7 Relief; 13 Restrain; 14 Deserts; 15 Bestrew; 16 Quince; 17 Dodges; 19 Myopia.

QUICK

Across: 4 Married; 8 Reason; 9 Captain; 10 Putrid; 11 Tripod; 12 Seraglio; 18 Veracity; 20 Revise; 21 Sextet; 22 Custody; 23 Busker; 24 Cellars.

Down: 1 Propose; 2 Waiters; 3 Boxing; 5 Abattoir; 6 Retain; 7 Editor; 13 Lavender; 14 Mistake; 15 Mystery; 16 Refuse; 17 Pistol; 19 Avenue.