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Today’s grid

Cryptic puzzle

Across

6. Fast state (7)

7. Does the leper look back to this? (5)

9. Wins strikes (5)

10. Through last in cover (7)

12. Tin pear dome - that could stand out! (11)

14. It counts ten for the voter (11)

18. But of course the Creator made the atomic pile! (7)

19. He sounds so young to go digging! (5)

21. Cattle guide (5)

22. About your tenancy - surrender it! (7)

Down

1. Sack from next pole. Not out (5)

2. Boxer made a big hole (6)

3. Some fool in a mass stampede (3)

4. Treason? Lose your head. But you can’t, with this! (6)

5. Then be a problem down under (7)

8. Shellfish has our complaint (7)

11. Notice helmet part counsellor (7)

13. Little animal has ways, and causes a personal disturbance (7)

15. Good man has a pain in the bag (6)

16. Rumoured, reformed, is done (6)

17. I left the fiesta and went round for a beano (5)

20. How the Japanese long for material things? (3)

Quick puzzle

Across

6. Sad (7)

7. Hinge (5)

9. Haughty (5)

10. Liberty (7)

12. Penury (11)

14. Ally (11)

18. Give (7)

19. Essential (5)

21. Part of a coat (5)

22. Assemble (7)

Down

1. Woo (5)

2. Lessen (6)

3. Purchase (3)

4. Straight (6)

5. Wise king (7)

8. Big cavities (7)

11. Scholar (7)

13. Diary (7)

15. Bind (6)

16. Pilfer (6)

17. Frequent (5)

20. Pull (3)

Tuesday’s solutions

CRYPTIC

Across: 1 Cabin trunk; 7 Order; 8 Ravages; 10 Director; 11 Weir; 13 Enough; 15 Kept in; 17 Drew; 18 Cleansed; 21 Realist; 22 Train; 23 Slim chance.

Down: 1 Cider; 2 Bird-cage; 3 Narrow; 4 Rove; 5 Neglect; 6 Road-mender; 9 Serenading; 12 Refasten; 14 Overall; 16 Clutch; 19 Stale; 20 Film.

QUICK

Across: 1 Forefather; 7 Award; 8 Largesse; 10 Reticent; 11 Fare; 13 Insult; 15 Mortal; 17 Deep; 18 Deletion; 21 Deplore; 22 Amiss; 23 Persistent.

Down: 1 Feast; 2 Ridicule; 3 Felony; 4 Tire; 5 Elegant; 6 Fair-minded; 9 Seemliness; 12 Tolerate; 14 Steeple; 16 Recess; 19 Idiot; 20 Toss.