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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

7. Balearic location where a friend takes mother (5)

8. It is placed in an entrance to arouse feeling (7)

9. What the man who buys untreated timber gets? (3,4)

10. Took part as a wayward cadet (5)

12. State in which one may be caught napping (10)

15. Servants to wait upon social workers (10)

18. The fish that’s nearly six yards long (5)

19. One who gets the fish following the fly sometimes (7)

21. Shockingly enraged (7)

22. Prone to be misrepresenting the facts (5)

Down

1. Does this provide a ghostly light? (6-4)

2. The shortcomings of loud acts (5)

3. Plucky animals in the chase (4)

4. The first of the farmers to let fields lie thus (6)

5. He’s not satisfied with one match at a time (8)

6. They provided light cloaks (7)

11. To cause depression, record how old we are! (10)

13. Experience some deficiency and fail to reach the tape (3,5)

14. The charge for keeping stock could be so great (7)

16. Raced madly round a covered passageway (6)

17. It’s linked with a kind of gang (5)

20. Provide some information, William (4)

Quick puzzle

Across

7. Lift (5)

8. Developed (7)

9. Inkling (7)

10. Rogue (5)

12. Paternity (10)

15. Completely (10)

18. Boats (5)

19. Bill (7)

21. Withdraw (7)

22. Pursue (5)

Down

1. Portent (10)

2. Boundary (5)

3. Believe (4)

4. Quest (6)

5. Rooster (8)

6. Airman (7)

11. Jeopardised (10)

13. Disciples (8)

14. Faithfulness (7)

16. Cheerfulness (6)

17. Essential (5)

20. Immorality (4)

Monday’s solutions

CRYPTIC

Across: 1 Falling stars; 7 Token; 8 Mamba; 9 Emu; 10 Start back; 11 Ostend; 12 Option; 15 Out of play; 17 Ace; 18 Ratio; 19 Vague; 21 Dead on target. Down: 1 False colours; 2 Ink; 3 Genial; 4 Time to pay; 5 Rumba; 6 Lack interest; 7 Taunt; 10 Sangfroid; 13 Image; 14 Eleven; 16 Tithe; 20 Goa.

QUICK

Across: 1 Disconnected; 7 Allot; 8 Miser; 9 See; 10 Different; 11 Reduce; 12 Recess; 15 Uttermost; 17 Spa; 18 Least; 19 Imply; 21 Apprehension. Down: 1 Disastrously; 2 Oil; 3 Notify; 4 Competent; 5 Ensue; 6 Protestation; 7 Ahead; 10 Decorator; 13 Essay; 14 Boyish; 16 Tramp; 20 Pen.