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CRYPTIC CLUES:

Across

1. What the

inventor of the

monorail had?

(3,5,4)

7. Old woman is

little credit to

one (5)

8. Starts soft and is

mainly boggy (5)

9. A pound put on

for service? (3)

10. Departs later - in

pursuit? (4,5)

11. Start a silent

radio? (3,3)

12. Fifty fools,all

females (6)

15. Proper way to

twist blue taper

(9)

17. Middle of the

rain period (3)

18. It may result

in gaining an

admission (5)

19. A brief for example is for the

defence (5)

21. Approves of human faces

(12)

Down

1. It keeps men out from

morning to evening! (3,3,6)

2. A somewhat curious place in

S. America (3)

3. Many at a bar ,being bright

(6)

4. Gamesman and I are upset

and run badly (9)

5. A strange thing, but it’s time

for bed (5)

6. Not a dry subject, but

dictators shy from it! (12)

7. With a young animal it

amounts to less than two

feet (5)

10. Present day indication that a

donor can’t make up his mind

(4-5)

13. Springs from the bows (5)

14. Burning a mark on a horse

(6)

16. Final result of a snap

decision? (5)

20. Travel to a port in India (3)

QUICK CLUES:

Across

1. Immediately (12)

7. Lesser (5)

8. Worth (5)

9. Everything (3)

10. Wretched (9)

11. Expel (6)

12. Empty (6)

15. Praising (9)

17. Ancient (3)

18. Rapidity (5)

19. Bowl (5)

21. Accidental (12)

Down

1. Sleepwalker (12)

2. Tavern (3)

3. Annoy (6)

4. Opponent (9)

5. Extemporise (2-3)

6. Despondency (12)

7. A fruit (5)

10. Maltreat (9)

13. Decorate (5)

14. Fight (6)

16. Set on end (2-3)

20. Pose (3)

YEsterday’s solutions

DOUBLE CROSSWORD:

Cryptic: Across: 4 Used-car; 8 Reefer; 9

Prelacy; 10 Irises; 11 Nation; 12 Live-long;

18 Turns out; 20 Picnic; 21 String; 22

Popular; 23 Solace; 24 Useless.Down: 1

Braille; 2 Relieve; 3 Reveal; 5 Stranger; 6

Dilute; 7 Anchor; 13 Outclass; 14 Holiday;

15 Stagger; 16 Visors; 17 Uncurl; 19

Notion.

Quick: Across: 4 Spectre; 8 Arrest;

9 Beneath; 10 Tether; 11 Esteem; 12

Vexation; 18 Vestment; 20 Entire; 21

Banana; 22 Baggage; 23 Rising; 24

Started. Down: 1 Captive; 2 Pretext; 3

Assent; 5 Presents; 6 Create; 7 Rather;

13 Inveigle; 14 Ceramic; 15 Strange; 16

Intact; 17 Linger; 19 Tragic