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Today’s grid

Cryptic puzzle

Across

6. Smashing wave? (7)

7. Gas given off by 1 (5)

9 And 19 Across. Prohibit article on municipal leader who serves the drinks (6)

10. Conveyance to the seventh heaven? (9)

12. Harmony not altogether a vocal rendering? (4-7)

15. The stuntedness of shrubs growing beneath bigger ones? (11)

17. He often needs several clues to get one solution (9)

19. See 9 Across

21. A prison getting up? (5)

22. A last US attack (7)

Down

1. Unhappy sound from an organ (5)

2 And 20 Down. Method used by non-professional to ambush (6ww)

3. Bring up the back part (4)

4. Diffuse support given to a number of spectators (9)

5. Thus a circle is flying high (7)

8. One doing wrong colour (6)

11. Reckless person lived up to challenge (9)

13. Theatrical wear for drunks? (6)

14. Poetically turned on its head? (7)

16. The right friend to come round (5)

18. Undergarment in which one would put money? (4)

20. See 2 Down

Quick puzzle

Across

6. Inquisitive (7)

7. Hate (5)

9. Affliction (3)

10. Impoverished (9)

12. Incapacity (11)

15. Saucy (11)

17. Compatible (9)

19. Summit (3)

21. Devastation (5)

22. Irreverent (7)

Down

1. Coach (5)

2. Help (3)

3. Cylinder (4)

4. Mitigation (9)

5. Satisfy (7)

8. Filched (6)

11. Amusement (9)

13. Temporary (6)

14. Wicked (7)

16. Sham (5)

18. Call (4)

20. Mine (3)

Monday’s solutions

CRYPTIC

Across: 7 Flying machine; 8 Baroness; 9 Last; 10 Fitter; 12 On tape; 14 Agreed; 16 Saturn; 18 Rest; 20 Leafless; 22 Sitting pretty.

Down: 1 Allaying; 2 Rigout; 3 Ogre; 4 Passions; 5 Chalet; 6 Onus; 11 Redolent; 13 Parasite; 15 Estate; 17 Tiller; 19 Emit; 21 Amps.

QUICK

Across: 7 Comprehension; 8 Assessor; 9 Idea; 10 Caress; 12 Vagary; 14 Stream; 16 Docile; 18 Grab; 20 Literate; 22 Jollification.

Down: 1 Constant; 2 Apiece; 3 Less; 4 Depraved; 5 Asking; 6 Rove; 11 Simplify; 13 Relation; 15 Embalm; 17 Curate; 19 Room; 21 Tact.