Double Crossword

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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. Do it in a still, possibly (12)

7. Grown-up is not right (5)

8. Resigned to the cost I worked out (5)

9. Some couturiers are not in fashion (3)

10. Obvious love for a party piece (9)

11. Monster nips back around the hospital, getting cross (6)

12. Take the car with a learner plate? Rubbish! (6)

15. Weariness of the girl I duet badly with (9)

17. Wildly ate the light meal (3)

18. I rant about the retinue ... (5)

19. ... And not the paper on standards (5)

21. Agent involved in changing a tenner has to regret the return of the businessman (12)

Down

1. Being dejected is not solaced, somehow (12)

2. I cheat with a variation of Esperanto (3)

3. Inscription at the foot (6)

4. Some might ask for certain things for the special military unit (4,5)

5. Gongs with a hole in are musical instruments (5)

6. He’s in the classroom (12)

7. Look at the timepiece (5)

10. Churchman grins wryly with moon around (9)

13. Indications of choice to change the stove (5)

14. Act for a penny and a vegetable (6)

16. Upset the saint with a blemish (5)

20. Regret that it’s not completely true (3)

Quick puzzle

Across

1. Agitator (7-5)

7. Pointed (5)

8. Pocket (5)

9. Eggs (3)

10. Broke (9)

11. Sociable (6)

12. Sausage (6)

15. First meal (9)

17. Hatchet (3)

18. Precise (5)

19. Rogue (5)

21. Economy (12)

Down

1. Horse (12)

2. Fur wrap (3)

3. Widen (6)

4. Candidate (9)

5. Elicit (5)

6. Punishment (12)

7. Fish-eggs (5)

10. Joker (9)

13. Yawning (5)

14. Serviette (6)

16. Delete (5)

20. Tree (3)

Friday’s solutions

CRYPTIC - Across: 1 Pretty penny; 9 Eye; 10 Good taste; 11 Locks; 13 Elitist; 14 Apathy; 16 Veneer; 18 Headman; 19 Beset; 20 Retailers; 21 Col; 22 Orderliness.

Down: 2 Rye; 3 Tagus; 4 Yeomen; 5 Entwine; 6 Nastiness; 7 Aeolian harp; 8 Death-rattle; 12 Character; 15 Hem-line; 17 Unveil; 19 Basin; 21 Cos.

QUICK - Across: 1 Manufacture; 9 Irk; 10 Diagnosis; 11 Peace; 13 Handler; 14 Equips; 16 Astern; 18 Sadness; 19 Untie; 20 Rendering; 21 Arc; 22 Reading-desk.

Down: 2 Ask; 3 Undue; 4 Apathy; 5 Tenants; 6 Resilient; 7 Displeasure; 8 Astringency; 12 Abundance; 15 Pretend; 17 Assign; 19 Urged; 21 Ass.