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CRYPTIC PUZZLE

ACROSS

1. Performances by a team are fair attractions (4,5)

8. A girl from Pevensey? (3)

9. In which one may see working models? (7,4)

11. Attack one puts differently (3,4)

12. Less common to find an artist right next to the Queen (5)

13. Call for resignation causes uproar (6)

15. Study of plants on the bay (6)

17. He’s to change into the things there (5)

18. A friend at the old city is no professional (7)

20. Military detention centres not for stonethrowers (11)

22. Cigarette end? (3)

23. Fruit from the Argentine (9)

DOWN

2. I had a short name for her (3)

3. Be sparing with the runner and politician (5)

4. Admitting possession? (6)

5. It is noted for vigorous playing (7)

6. They give information about Sweden’s rare problem (11)

7. Craft needed to find a man in the desert somehow (9)

10. Ignore the fact that the scales are correct? (3,2,6)

11. It may be the mark of a racing injury, but goes fast (6,3)

14. Perform again in a centre, perhaps (2-5)

16. Quiet crime of a churchman (6)

19. A financial arrangement, say, with no company (5)

21. It takes years to make one (3)

QUICK PUZZLE
ACROSS

1. Astounded (9)

8. Revealed (3)

9. Data (11)

11. Ease (7)

12. Propel (5)

13. Abhor (6)

15. Rupture (6)

17. Tend (5)

18. Complaint (7)

20. Insurer (11)

22. Pester (3)

23. In the act (3-6)

DOWN

2. Tawny (3)

3. Ravine (5)

4. Harvester (6)

5. Wane (7)

6. Delivery (11)

7. Travelling (9)

10. Come to nothing (4,7)

11. Superfluous (9)

14. Slim (7)

16. Enmity (6)

19. Grub (5)

21. Before (3)

Monday’s solutions

CRYPTIC - Across: 1 Cross-country; 7 Wheel; 8 Waver; 9 Err; 10 Wig-makers; 11 Trying; 12 Set off; 15 Makeshift; 17 Gnu; 18 Nitre; 19 Inert; 21 Photographer.

Down: 1 Called to mind; 2 See; 3 Oblige; 4 Newsagent; 5 Revue; 6 Brassfounder; 7 Worry; 10 Wind-swept; 13 Ought; 14 Hiding; 16 Ketch; 20 Era.

QUICK - Across: 1 Incompetence; 7 Set up; 8 Raise; 9 Axe; 10 Parentage; 11 Murder; 12 Potent; 15 Tasteless; 17 Tie; 18 Rouse; 19 Rebel; 21 Unilaterally.

Down: 1 Inflammatory; 2 Mat; 3 Expire; 4 Erroneous; 5 China; 6 Relentlessly; 7 Swear; 10 Piecemeal; 13 Extol; 14 Regret; 16 Spurn; 20 Bur.