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Today’s grid.

Cryptic puzzle

Across

7. Common name found on door (6)

8. Assault when by harness (6)

10. Humour Henry dismissed when in need (7)

11. Opening found in obstruction (5)

12. Deer return to water plant (4)

13. Emblem of sinful return, for instance (5)

17. Point to act upon (5)

18. Could be ripe for putting out to sea (4)

22. An article or just a slight note (5)

23. Ruler makes me return papers (7)

24. Search around for supports (6)

25. Nation that possesses uranium sculpture (6)

Down

1. Horses running around West having falls (7)

2. No heart to go out with someone else (7)

3. Everyone to put up ration (5)

4. Holy man calls part of the orchestra (7)

5. Monarch has a friend at the meeting (5)

6. Keats wrote about this fish (5)

9. Largest Royal Navy manoeuvre is a killer! (9)

14. Shock on seeing rat’s egg smashed (7)

15. Credit’s arranged for steers (7)

16. Flattened papers for paper man (7)

19. The way Ray gets to go off-course (5)

20. Dance record precedes love! (5)

21. Put quietly in place, with ill-will (5)

Quick puzzle

Across

7. Weak (6)

8. Dread (6)

10. Joy (7)

11. Cost (5)

12. Name (4)

13. False (5)

17. Bit (5)

18. Unusual (4)

22. Go in (5)

23. Tell (7)

24. Mean (6)

25. Accidental (6)

Down

1. Misdemeanour (7)

2. Failure (7)

3. Simple (5)

4. Beneficial (7)

5. Intellect (5)

6. Avarice (5)

9. Indifference (9)

14. Undress (7)

15. Stupid (7)

16. Fruitful (7)

19. Banquet (5)

20. Band (5)

21. Waste (5)

Monday’s solutions

CRYPTIC

Across: 1 Short ; 4 Circuit; 8 Blaster; 9 Caste; 10 Easy; 11 Plectrum; 13 Swap; 14 Fete; 16 Top-heavy; 17 Wall; 20 Ideas; 21 Aunties; 22 Glorify; 23 Pains.

Down: 1 Sabre-rattling; 2 Ovals; 3 Tote; 4 Curdle; 5 Ricochet; 6 Upsurge; 7 Thermos flasks; 12 Water-ski; 13 Supremo; 15 Aviary; 18 Alibi; 19 Snip.

QUICK

Across: 1 Diced; 4 Stumble; 8 Special; 9 Great; 10 Espy; 11 Mediator; 13 Wool; 14 Else; 16 Cliquish; 17 Span; 20 Fight; 21 Reunite; 22 Larceny; 23 Greet.

Down: 1 Disrespectful; 2 Cheap; 3 Dais; 4 Silken; 5 Ungainly; 6 Breathe; 7 Entertainment; 12 Coquette; 13 Wringer; 15 Astray; 18 Prize; 19 Bung.