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CRYPTIC CLUES:

Across

6, 20 dn & 14 Ac.

What the angler

who seeks

flattery is doing?

(7,3,11)

7. Checks the organ

controls (5)

9. Wretched word

of apology (5)

10. Lost dials I’m

returning (7)

12. Charts repay

rearranging for

this exploratory

body (6-5)

14. See 6 Across

18. Depict the

harbour with

a shaft of light

behind (7)

19. A fish which is

put on ice (5)

21. He’ll see you’re

not out of place

at the function

(5)

22. Workmen in the club (7)

Down

1. He’s under-age to be a coal

producer ,we hear (5)

2. See 16 Down

3. Gain knowledge – what

writers need may be found

within (3)

4. Suitable name for star actress

(6)

5. They are bound to support

the injured members (7)

8. Loading boat having less

cargo? (7)

11. First, second or third, maybe,

making a disturbance in

spoken examination (7)

13. Nobody plays with him (7)

15. To dawdle,as one who makes

earthenware (6)

16 & 2 Dn. Assuming command

and withstanding the attack

(6,6)

17. The Tempest showing some

of Caliban’s tormentors (5)

20. See 6 Across

QUICK CLUES:

Across

6. Custodian (7)

7. Opinions (5)

9. Inclination (5)

10. Enslave (7)

12. Jumping insect (11)

14. Understood (11)

18. Boring tool (7)

19. Adhere (5)

21. Expel (5)

22. Despoil (7)

Down

1. Cunning (5)

2. Impede (6)

3. Enemy (3)

4. Accident (6)

5. Jersey (7)

8. To charm (7)

11. Shuns (7)

13. Commend (7)

15. Lessen (6)

16. Stretch (6)

17. Performed (5)

20. Beer (3)

YEsterday’s answers

DOUBLE CROSSWORD:

Cryptic: Across: 1 Work to rule; 7 Scrap;

8 Stays up; 10 Retailer; 11 Toss; 13 Nailed;

15 Custom; 17 Maps; 18 Felonies; 21

Risotto; 22 Ranee; 23 Dead letter .Down:

1 Worst; 2 Repaired; 3 Tastes; 4 Rear; 5

Lash out; 6 Astronomer; 9 Postmaster;

12 Autocrat; 14 Impasse; 16 Begone; 19

Inner; 20 Stud.

Quick: Across: 1 Adjudicate; 7 Cross;

8 Unsound; 10 Entangle 11 Wisp; 13

Thrust; 15 Rotten; 17 Ally; 18 Palpable; 21

Expound; 22 Attic; 23 Repentance.Down:

1 About; 2 Justness; 3 Double; 4 Cast;

5 Tourist; 6 Accentuate 9 Dependence;

12 Complain; 14 Relapse; 16 Bandit; 19

Bathe; 20 Mute.