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CRYPTIC PUZZLE
ACROSS

7. Asian participating in British industry (5)

8. Having clothing trade involved with it (7)

9. Odd tube travel - that’s open to question (7)

10. Gathers spare parts (5)

12. Lothario guilty of matricide? (4-6)

15. It’s very fashionable for everyone to get the gear restyled (3,3,4)

18. Disturbance about a part of the flight (5)

19. At hand to put on a show (7)

21. Patrons get stencil amended (7)

22. Species of antelopes seen around the capital of Eritrea (5)

DOWN

1. Hates dress being spoiled and shows signs of distress (5,5)

2. Complete description of rough diamond? (5)

3. Pipe put under water, one hears (4)

4. An occasion for outdoor festivity leads to distress call (6)

5. Provocative commotion near the arena (8)

6. Sweet stuff made from mulled claret and the last of the wine (7)

11. Cover trial attended by aspiring film actor (6,4)

13. Partisan gets head damaged and split (8)

14. Low place where jumpers irritate the skin! (4-3)

16. This consists of several courses about history (6)

17. Pretend to sound indistinct (5)

20. Encourages output from the poultry breeder (4)

QUICK PUZZLE
ACROSS

7. Silly (5)

8. Regulate (7)

9. Broaden (7)

10. Injury (5)

12. Suppression (10)

15. Opponent (10)

18. Retinue (5)

19. Quandary (7)

21. Utmost (7)

22. Excuse (5)

DOWN

1. Disillusion (10)

2. Correspond (5)

3. Dread (4)

4. Entry (6)

5. Unexpectedly (8)

6. Water shortage (7)

11. Alcoholism (10)

13. Contrive (8)

14. Secrecy (7)

16. Elbowed (6)

17. Scope (5)

20. Clay (4)

Tuesday’s solutions

CRYPTIC - Across: 1 Side shows; 8 Eve; 9 Fashion show; 11 Set upon; 12 Rarer; 13 Outcry; 15 Botany; 17 Those; 18 Amateur; 20 Glasshouses; 22 Ash; 23 Tangerine.

Down: 2 Ida; 3 Skimp; 4 Owning; 5 Scherzo; 6 Newsreaders; 7 Destroyer; 10 Set at nought; 11 Sports car; 14 Re-enact; 16 Parson; 19 Alone; 21 Eon.

QUICK - Across: 1 Staggered; 8 Out; 9 Information; 11 Relieve; 12 Drive; 13 Detest; 15 Hernia; 17 Nurse; 18 Ailment; 20 Underwriter; 22 Nag; 23 Red-handed.

Down: 2 Tan; 3 Gorge; 4 Reaper; 5 Dwindle; 6 Consignment; 7 Itinerant; 10 Fall through; 11 Redundant; 14 Slender; 16 Hatred; 19 Larva; 21 Ere.