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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. Inclined to domineer because too productive? (11)

9. Examine spin, etc. (7)

10. In the past, it left out the heading (5)

11. Hurry from Swedish capital in strong dislike (5)

12. Is cut as hair-splitter made out (7)

13. Threw a garland (6)

15. Garden peril (6)

18. To foster some honour is honourable (7)

20. Overseer relieved of super anti-dazzle device (5)

22. Finished with 500 in awful need (5)

23. Sack dunderhead - is unmarried woman! (7)

24. Reliable person of distinction needed to join syndicate (11)

Down

2. Saves ornaments (5)

3. Cast most votes again for some free lectures (2-5)

4. Lure 10 out on to frozen surface (6)

5. Scolds to get local authority levy (5)

6. Nil return on night out (7)

7. Forward politician? (5-6)

8. Printing newspaper correspondence? (6-5)

14. Do a cure in South America (7)

16. Drives a person who offers counsel (7)

17. Screen publicity in exhibition (6)

19. River of the kind usually found in Asia (5)

21. Black, gold, or silver, for example (5)

Quick puzzle

Across

1. Effect (11)

9. Ignorant (7)

10. Fire-raising (5)

11. Larceny (5)

12. Burn (7)

13. Concocted (6)

15. Climb (6)

18. Wash (7)

20. Test (5)

22. Spin (5)

23. Prominent (7)

24. Inevitably (11)

Down

2. Egg-shaped (5)

3. Alarm (7)

4. Extinguish (6)

5. Dodge (5)

6. Waterfall (7)

7. Fitness (11)

8. Barrenness (11)

14. Learned (7)

16. Colonist (7)

17. Emergency (6)

19. Dig (5)

21. Perfect (5)

Thursday’s solutions

CRYPTIC - Across: 1 Puffin; 4 Damask; 9 Consideration; 10 Elector; 11 Avail; 12 House; 14 Party; 18 At sea; 19 Cartage; 21 Short sentence; 22 Ranker; 23 Astral.

Down: 1 Packed; 2 Finger of scorn; 3 Idiot; 5 Alabama; 6 Animal trainer; 7 Kingly; 8 Peers; 13 Seattle; 15 Hawser; 16 Screw; 17 Reveal; 20 Rites.

QUICK - Across: 1 Report; 4 Cancel; 9 Circumference; 10 Precede; 11 Niece; 12 Adept; 14 Demur; 18 Lucre; 19 Deceive; 21 Talkativeness; 22 Hurled; 23 Stayed.

Down: 1 Recipe; 2 Perpendicular; 3 Rouse; 5 Arrange; 6 Consecutively; 7 Leered; 8 Offer; 13 Preface; 15 Clutch; 16 Admit; 17 Sensed; 20 Cheat.