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Today’s grid

Cryptic puzzle

Across

1. The most far-reaching part of the view, I’d estimate (6)

4. Large funnel that takes jumps? (6)

9. Dogmatic approach of idiot to odd inverse set (13)

10. Damage, etc. rips muscle (7)

11. A flower emerged (5)

12. Certainly lacking energy and morose (5)

14. Crowd of journalists? (5)

18. Attracted but not won (5)

19. Quick retort from libertine with broken toes (7)

21. A unit given aim turns out to be dull (13)

22. Delicate proposal (6)

23. By which progress is made in acting? (6)

Down

1. A fortune from breaking the law! (6)

2. Spoiling the numerical form? (13)

3. Peers in a bout of reckless amusement (5)

5. In opera rarely outside (4-3)

6. Apparently prior ownership is attractive (13)

7. Hurries to get plants (6)

8. Leading conifer’s tree-top (5)

13. Ancestry shown in the length of the dynasty (7)

15. Regulate so as to be barely in the Christian era? (6)

16. Quarrel and become greatly heated (5)

17. Cuts always in a ship (6)

20. Not one flexible bit of vegetation (5)

Quick puzzle

Across

1. Claim (6)

4. Repayment (6)

9. Hypocrisy (13)

10. Merciful (7)

11. Heading (5)

12. Flower (5)

14. Climb (5)

18. Scope (5)

19. Uneasy (7)

21. Declaration (13)

22. Oppose (6)

23. Squirm (6)

Down

1. Subtract (6)

2. Assorted (13)

3. Ingenuous (5)

5. Stretchable (7)

6. Dull (13)

7. Peril (6)

8. Verve (5)

13. Burdensome (7)

15. Correct (6)

16. Edge (5)

17. Spirit (6)

20. Precipitous (5)

Monday’s solutions

CRYPTIC

Across: 1 Distillation; 7 Wrong; 8 Stoic; 9 Out; 10 Manifesto; 11 Sphinx; 12 Drivel; 15 Lassitude; 17 Tea; 18 Train; 19 Norms; 21 Entrepreneur.

Down: 1 Disconsolate; 2 Ido; 3 Legend; 4 Task force; 5 Oboes; 6 Schoolmaster; 7 Watch; 10 Monsignor; 13 Votes; 14 Turnip; 16 Stain; 20 Rue.

QUICK

Across: 1 Manufacture; 9 Irk; 10

Down: 1 Trouble-maker; 7 Sharp; 8 Pouch; 9 Ova; 10 Penniless; 11 Genial; 12 Salami; 15 Breakfast; 17 Axe; 18 Exact; 19 Knave; 21 Retrenchment.

Down: 1 Thoroughbred; 2 Boa; 3 Expand; 4 Applicant; 5 Educe; 6 Chastisement; 7 Spawn; 10 Prankster; 13 Agape; 14 Napkin; 16 Erase; 20 Ash.