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Today’s grid

Cryptic puzzle

Across

6. Person selling bloomers (7)

7. Mythical king upsetting maids (5)

9. Choose to love physical training (3)

10. Having two tongues? (9)

12. 25% rebate for American footballer (11)

15. Easy accessibility of a public toilet (11)

17. Gets back from the River Tees? (9)

19. Some domesticated animal (3)

21. Hide fire residue on a street (5)

22. New used car campaign (7)

Down

1. Undergarments seen on a cricket field (5)

2. Run out to get a vase (3)

3. It’s a comeback for Italian wine (4)

4. Method of bringing home the bacon? (9)

5. Victoria and Albert stick to drapery (7)

8. Call for no tricks as the motorway dried up (6)

11. Awfully repulsive crush (9)

13. Give a tenner back for cheesemaking substance (6)

14. She breaks a toaster (7)

16. Hospital rooms needing guardians (5)

18. Nobleman playing Lear? (4)

20. Enquire like a king (3)

Quick puzzle

Across

6. Maim (7)

7. Benefactor (5)

9. Summit (3)

10. Disfigurement (9)

12. Egoism (11)

15. Character (11)

17. Male (9)

19. Arid (3)

21. Mouldy (5)

22. Ideal (7)

Down

1. Criminal (5)

2. Secret agent (3)

3. Depressed (4)

4. Society (9)

5. Competition (7)

8. Envoy (6)

11. Victimise (9)

13. Caress (6)

14. Cheapen (7)

16. Armistice (5)

18. Require (4)

20. Away (3)

Tuesday’s solutions

CRYPTIC

Across: 7 With the smooth; 8 Serenade; 9 Tape; 10 Tiptop; 12 Ordain; 14 Ledger; 16 Defect; 18 Alto; 20 Sidereal; 22 Takes the rough.

Down: 1 Live-wire; 2 Threat; 3 Whoa; 4 Asteroid; 5 Bolted; 6 Step; 11 Parasite; 13 In charge; 15 Glover; 17 Farrow; 19 Lean; 21 Diet.

QUICK

Across: 7 Mouth-watering; 8 Ethereal; 9 Bowl; 10 Clinic; 12 Indigo; 14 System; 16 Yellow; 18 Flow; 20 Tempting; 22 Impressionist.

Down: 1 Hostelry; 2 Strewn; 3 Twee; 4 Stultify; 5 Probed; 6 Gnaw; 11 Comatose; 13 Goodness; 15 Tawdry; 17 Latent; 19 Limp; 21 Mail.