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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. Views of oceans and headlands (9)

8. Raw material required for Scandinavian money (3)

9. See 11 Across

11 And 9 Across. Passing out parades! (7,11)

12. You’ll find me in a disturbed state (5)

13. Foreign seaman could be a rascal (6)

15. Incense - a green variety (6)

17. Tempestuous spirit? (5)

18. A bourse providing lofty conveyance (7)

20. See bird when diverted to Melanesian location (3,8)

22. Monster swallowed by porcupine (3)

23. Fails to keep the record first, but makes a revelation (9)

Down

2. Some of the newer recruits go astray (3)

3. Exonerate the French in the vehicle (5)

4. It’s put in mortar to produce powder (6)

5. The exhibitor seen in a fair setting (7)

6. One is prone to occupy it after leaving the theatre (8,3)

7. Stupid description of one who’s knocked out (9)

10. The attribute of the know-all! (11)

11. He’ll get shot when taking part (4,5)

14. We’ll do a different arrangement - it’s not proscribed (7)

16. Makes provision for the consumer but reacts badly (6)

19. This kind of dean is out of town! (5)

21. Sounds like the first person to notice (3)

Quick puzzle

Across

1. Perform duty (9)

8. Possess (3)

9. Forewarning (11)

11. Fragile (7)

12. Lock (5)

13. Press chief (6)

15. Continue (4,2)

17. Scoundrel (5)

18. Set apart (7)

20. Unconcerned (11)

22. Transgression (3)

23. Sincerely (9)

Down

2. Distant (3)

3. Cuff (5)

4. Come up (6)

5. Letter (7)

6. Think about (11)

7. Fundamentally (2,7)

10. Wiping out (11)

11. Cold atmosphere (9)

14. Late (7)

16. Vary (6)

19. Fat (5)

21. Nothing (3)

Wednesday’s solutions

CRYPTIC - Across: 7 Poetry; 8 Cruise; 10 Rioters; 11 Again; 12 Sine; 13 Frogs; 17 Trunk; 18 Arms; 22 Leave; 23 Emotive; 24 Violas; 25 Intent.

Down: 1 Apprise; 2 Rebound; 3 Order; 4 Arrange; 5 Divan; 6 Means; 9 Estranges; 14 Arsenal; 15 Trailer; 16 Asserts; 19 Glove; 20 Baron; 21 Borne.

QUICK - Across: 7 Apathy; 8 Remote; 10 Stimuli; 11 Outer; 12 Glee; 13 Usual; 17 Flame; 18 Plea; 22 Relic; 23 Lengthy; 24 Cancel; 25 Unless.

Down: 1 Passage; 2 Mariner; 3 Shout; 4 Removal; 5 Worth; 6 Learn; 9 Dissemble; 14 Slacken; 15 Clothes; 16 Babyish; 19 Grace; 20 Blank; 21 Inane.