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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. Try to find an Indian, we hear (4)

3. Repudiate Diana’s insurance demand (8)

9. Mean to rearrange a single flower (7)

10. See 18 Down

11. Obvious description of the reception provided by the earliest wireless sets! (7,5)

13. Rings containing the right gems (6)

15. One elected to Parliament before the current measure (6)

17. Agreeable time of life? (3,2,7)

20. Change the level of the beams, one hears (5)

21. Near it I will show impassivity (7)

22. Worried because it’s rigorous around rough seas (8)

23. Conceited one in the forefront of battle (4)

Down

1. A scene of the waters near the headland (8)

2. See 19 Down

4. Various ladies will show standards of perfection (6)

5. Made an addition to the full - congratulated, by sound of it (12)

6. Flight path? (3,4)

7. One burrowing beneath the breakwater (4)

8. They make corresponding contributions to election results (6,6)

12. Check the others with precipitation (8)

14. Rearing awkwardly, being more furious (7)

16. Being energetic, I have to perform first (6)

18 And 10 Across. Further building decoration outside the college (5-5)

19 And 2 Down. Many cheer the Devil’s destruction (4-5)

Quick puzzle

Across

1. Price (4)

3. To hint (8)

9. Actuality (7)

10. Near (5)

11. Go directly (4,1,3-4)

13. Genial (6)

15. Helm (6)

17. Deterioration (12)

20. Depart (5)

21. Plunder (7)

22. Upset (8)

23. Rip (4)

Down

1. Pottery (8)

2. Loose (5)

4. Figure (6)

5. Countless (12)

6. Decorated (7)

7. Level (4)

8. Difference (12)

12. Majesty (8)

14. Lift up (7)

16. Anger (6)

18. Idol (5)

19. Too (4)

Monday’s solutions

CRYPTIC

Across: 6 Chariot; 7 Races; 9 Crash; 10 Helmets; 12 Momentarily; 14 Summer-house; 18 Compose; 19 A loss; 21 Makes; 22 Circuit.

Down: 1 Short; 2 Presto; 3 Pot; 4 Hammer; 5 Testily; 8 Section; 11 Tea-rose; 13 Autocar; 15 Maples; 16 Solace; 17 Astir; 20 Tin.

QUICK

Across: 6 Herring; 7 Start; 9 Scope; 10 Trainer; 12 Provocation; 14 Incredulity; 18 Torrent; 19 Break; 21 Dealt; 22 Comfort.

Down: 1 Fetch; 2 Proper; 3 Inn; 4 Strict; 5 Freedom; 8 Trickle; 11 Evident; 13 Uncover; 15 Rarely; 16 Thrift; 17 Carry; 20 Foe.