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Today’s puzzle.

CRYPTIC PUZZLE

Across

7. potter who may need to

take a rest (7-6)

8. rush round the

meadows when let out (8)

9. They contain drinks for

infants (4)

10. Fights for morsels (6)

12. amused by the

destruction of the gorgon

(6)

14. Make leisurely progress,

as old-time players used to

do (6)

16. show girls after this,

refrain! (6)

18. stride for the entrance,

by the sound of it (4)

20. Bask nude, becoming

comprehensively tanned!

(3-5)

22. One profit follows

another repeatedly (5,3,5)

Down

1. Beef fillet to sell more

cheaply (8)

2. Made no difference to

italian city (6)

3. see 6 down

4. This causes widespread

ill-feeling (8)

5. Henry and Edward

pulled up (6)

6 And 3 Down. late

arrangement in the canteen

describing vegetarian diet

(8)

11. sam neal’s transferred

as a commercial

representative (8)

13. This serves as a

reminder that our vines

need to be transplanted (8)

15. away from home with

suitable sporting strip (6)

17. royal House of the

Mandarin! (6)

19. seaweed found among

the coastal garbage (4)

21. sleepily gives silent

consent (4)

QUICK PUzzle

Across

7. Maximise on (4,3,4,2)

8. Flirt (8)

9. detail (4)

10. Haphazard (6)

12. imprisoned (2,4)

14. infertile (6)

16. stimulate (6)

18. drop (4)

20. insecure (8)

22. profligacy (13)

Down

1. wide view (8)

2. pay back (6)

3. Close (4)

4. Half-wit (8)

5. requesting (6)

6. gown (4)

11. Bravely (8)

13. Excel (8)

15. Enjoy (6)

17. Fetters (6)

19. greedy (4)

21. location (4)

Thursday’s solutions

CRYPTIC - Across: 1 so-so; 8

water-wheel; 9 gardenia; 10

sect; 12 Tipped; 14 nelson; 15

disarm; 17 Modish; 18 aged;

19 relation; 21 left-hander;

22 nash.

Down: 2 Organising; 3

Owed; 4 atoned; 5 Ordain;

6 whistled; 7 plot; 11

Crosswords; 13 plaudits; 16

Myriad; 17 Malady; 18 ally; 20

Turn.

QUICK - Across: 1 daub; 8

Unforeseen; 9 virtuous; 10

ripe; 12 Fidget; 14 yanked; 15

Target; 17 dreamy; 18 rein;

19 Capacity; 21 vociferous;

22 Heed.

Down: 2 anticipate; 3 Bust;

4 Effort; 5 Frisky; 6 Estrange;

7 Knee; 11 pre-emptive;

13 gigantic; 16 Ticket; 17

deploy; 18 rove; 20 Cash.