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Today’s grid

Cryptic puzzle

Across

1. Kind of board used for cheap jewellery (5)

4. He sounds to be a worker who fixes the unions! (7)

8. Great pleasure in returning No. 1 account (7)

9. They may be ridiculed but they can hold a lot of wine (5)

10. Favourites walk the other way (4)

11. Tim upset about fashions being over-daring (8)

13. The first of the dancers has unusual vivacity (4)

14. Show an inclination to be wanting in flesh (4)

16. Let a case somehow grow bigger (8)

17. This will fill up cracks in an instrument (4)

20. To live in this complex is terrible (5)

21. Choose an artist for play by Euripides (7)

22. Liberated state (7)

23. The first of the line-engravers in skilful pottery (5)

Down

1. Derive personal satisfaction? (6,7)

2. Go up a succession of notes (5)

3. Wicked and active on return (4)

4. Canal vessel needs a map almost (6)

5. Whole description of a mustang? (8)

6. One bird pecked another bird! (7)

7. Come up to get hooked (4,2,3,4)

12. In a variety of details nothing is detached (8)

13. Refuse to do what Latin scholars do (7)

15. See 19 Down

18. Up to the time of jauntily getting rid of the bird (5)

19 And 15 Down. The principal and the master confused by one source of the river (4-6)

Quick puzzle

Across

1. Coalition (5)

4. Admit (7)

8. Hopelessness (7)

9. Chubby (5)

10. Stagger (4)

11. Metal box (8)

13. Masticate (4)

14. Pleased (4)

16. Marine (8)

17. Motor-cab (4)

20. Imbecile (5)

21. Exceptional (7)

22. Refined (7)

23. Foe (5)

Down

1. Intellect (13)

2. Outcome (5)

3. Close (4)

4. Cattle-pen (6)

5. Wedding (8)

6. Made equal (7)

7. On the surface (13)

12. Depreciate (8)

13. Prudence (7)

15. By hand (6)

18. Entertain (5)

19. Certain (4)

Friday’s solutions

CRYPTIC

Across: 1 Seeds of doubt; 7 Wagon; 8 Tango; 9 Sol; 10 Casserole; 11 Hasten; 12 Keep it; 15 Track suit; 17 Col; 18 Drama; 19 Pages; 21 Under your hat.

Down: 1 Stems the tide; 2 Sag; 3 Finish; 4 On the beat; 5 Bingo; 6 Comes to light; 7 Wales; 10 Checkmate; 13 Pecks; 14 Supply; 16 Again; 20 Gnu.

QUICK

Across: 1 Prizefighter; 7 Grass; 8 Singe; 9 Act; 10 Convivial; 11 Tenure; 12 Sewing; 15 Rapturous; 17 Far; 18 Peace; 19 Flair; 21 Unattractive.

Down: 1 Philanthropy; 2 Era; 3 Insane; 4 Hastiness; 5 Ennui; 6 Belligerence; 7 Get on; 10 Corpulent; 13 Infer; 14 Confer; 16 Plain; 20 Arc.