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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. Girl finds the right changing-hut (4)

3. Own-goal in tie made collectively (8)

8. A side of meat, perhaps (4)

9. Somehow lap drink to friendship (8)

11. Barnum and Bailey at university in London (6,6)

13. Money on account leads to stress (6)

14. Barbara Windsor? (6)

17. Concentrate on a petty nation’s troubles (3,9)

20. Horserace you could put a grand on (8)

21. The French ship carries a smaller amount (4)

22. To rag Ted about getting killed (8)

23. Dust gathers on the farm (4)

Down

1. A tailor being confused about first names is logical (8)

2. Trade in vehicles? (7)

4. Time the backward company got forward (6)

5. English tennis is confused with art but it provides amusement (10)

6. Back the upper-class Indian (5)

7. Religious instruction at church for the well-off (4)

10. Turn the boat around and make things happen (5,5)

12. Was Rudolf an alcoholic? (3-5)

15. Nuclear weapon I had found in the river (7)

16. Bombard Peter with concealed terrorist rifles initially (6)

18. Current peak for a performer (5)

19. Comfortable about weapons (4)

Quick puzzle

Across

1. Visage (4)

3. Spray (8)

8. Strong wind (4)

9. Resonant (8)

11. Supreme (12)

13. Deviated (6)

14. Inspire (6)

17. Arrogant (12)

20. Courageous (8)

21. Search (4)

22. Border (8)

23. Cattle-shed (4)

Down

1. Refugee (8)

2. Compare (7)

4. Sham (6)

5. Excessive (10)

6. Familiar (5)

7. Otherwise (4)

10. Evaluation (10)

12. Practical (8)

15. Vindication (7)

16. Referee (6)

18. Proportion (5)

19. Quarrel (4)

Tuesday’s solutions

CRYPTIC

Across: 1 Flag-officer; 9 Lineage; 10 North; 11 Emend; 12 Acclaim; 13 Cutter; 15 Reason; 18 Talents; 20 Revue; 22 Orbit; 23 Breathe; 24 Typewriters.

Down: 2 Lance; 3 Grandee; 4 Foeman; 5 Ionic; 6 Ear-caps; 7 Altercation; 8 Chemin de fer; 14 Tallboy; 16 Earnest; 17 Isobar; 19 Nitre; 21 Voter.

QUICK

Across: 1 Guttersnipe; 9 Opinion; 10 Bathe; 11 Sleek; 12 Overlap; 13 Guilty; 15 Eclair; 18 Macabre; 20 Enact; 22 Noise; 23 Invader; 24 Refrigerate.

Down: 2 Unite; 3 Trinket; 4 Random; 5 Noble; 6 Patella; 7 Consignment; 8 Respiratory; 14 Incline; 16 Cleaver; 17 Vexing; 19 Blear; 21 Audit.