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CRYPTIC CLUES:

Across

1. Puts one off,in a

humble way? (6)

4. He stole away

from the shore

(6)

9. They’re likely to

get stuck abroad

(7,6)

10. The height of a

severe storm (7)

11. Got up to

change the reins

(5)

12. What one is not

well out of? (5)

14. Scope,and a

doctor takes it

(5)

18. Crease some

simple attire (5)

19. Is it the smell

that makes

people furious?

(7)

21. Quite a card, but

robbed by a knave (5,2,6)

22. A result of some consequence

(6)

23. Circulates,so to speak (6)

Down

1. Act in a disagreeable manner

(6)

2. Lose control and give advice

to the would-be altruist?

(6,7)

3. Lift up beams,we hear (5)

5. You might find merit in the

meantime (7)

6. Release after a confession

without a charge (9,4)

7. Adjustment in ages perhaps

(6)

8. Groups of soldiers from Tunis

(5)

13. Giant I beat in less than a

moment (7)

15. Pop a question that’s

somewhat obscure (6)

16. A moment of informality (5)

17. Stops some injustice as

essentially unfair (6)

20. Teach the wrong way (5)

QUICK CLUES:

Across

1. Straight (6)

4. Draw out (6)

9. Fresh outbreak (13)

10. Surpass (7)

11. Armada (5)

12. Tether (5)

14. Hackneyed (5)

18. Equipage (5)

19. Broadcast (7)

21. League (13)

22. Delight (6)

23. Fastidious (6)

Down

1. Obscure (6)

2. Refractoriness (13)

3. Cluster (5)

5. Satan (7)

6. Undivided attention (13)

7. Score (6)

8. Insurgent (5)

13. Diffidence (7)

15. Hare-brained (6)

16. Covetousness (5)

17. Basely (6)

20. Stage play (5)

Yesterday’s answers

DOUBLE CROSSWORD:

Cryptic: Across: 1 Green fingers; 7 Set-

up; 8 Order; 9 Ice; 10 Dirt-cheap; 11 Teller;

12 Nurses; 15 Extempore; 17 Let; 18 India;

19 Stave; 21 Trade secrets.Down: 1 Go

up in the air; 2 Not; 3 Impart; 4 Good

cause; 5 Ridge; 6 Propositions; 7 Spell;

10 Dreamland; 13 Solve; 14 Coasts; 16

Tudor; 20 Arc.

Quick: Across: 1 Shooting star; 7 Slang;

8 Prize; 9 Rue; 10 Satellite; 11 Native; 12

Thrown; 15 Interfere; 17 Eat; 18 Chain;

19 Light; 21 Interminable.Down: 1 San

Francisco; 2 Tea; 3 Nights; 4 Sepulchre;

5 Alibi; 6 Here and there; 7 Sweet; 10

Severance; 13 Overt; 14 Bedlam; 16 Train;

20 Gun.