Double Crossword - 16/11

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Today’s puzzle

Cryptic puzzle

Across

6. Allowed indeed to be taken out (7)

7. Getting up is part of his work (5)

9. Writer wants receptacle for rubbish back (3)

10. Getting stuck with basic education? (9)

12. Reporters in hospital continue making advances (5,6)

15. Fixed part of proposal to initiate movement (3,2,6)

17. Fix this or get really hammered (3,3,3)

19 And 20 Down. Everybody must leave, using every available resource (3-3)

21. Pecuniary gain can be cruel (5)

22. About 100 with defects in University teaching department (7)

Down

1. Send up timing device (5)

2. A number returned to make a catch (3)

3. Listen there’s a rhea about! (4)

4. Fight to get a look-in where there are bloomers? (6-3)

5. Find number of ready extremes in the land (7)

8. Offended at being evicted (3,3)

11. Near a rift about cost of transport (5,4)

13. Dark robes set out round masthead (6)

14. What’s left of unusual rise owing (7)

16. A plot to put the philosopher out (5)

18. Terrible Russian one on vehicle (4)

20. See 19 Across

Quick puzzle

Across

6. Messenger (7)

7. Slice (5)

9. Attempt (3)

10. Worship (9)

12. Compensation (11)

15. Understaffed (5-6)

17. Society (9)

19. Passage (3)

21. Demon (5)

22. Unresisting (7)

Down

1. Anxiety (5)

2. Arid (3)

3. Repair (4)

4. Schemer (9)

5. Damaged (7)

8. Enact (6)

11. Harm (9)

13. Near (2,4)

14. Habitual (7)

16. Bisect (5)

18. Rip (4)

20. Request (3)

Thursday’s solutions

CRYPTIC - Across: 7 Pride; 8 Carmine; 9 Doubter; 10 Tease; 12 Take office; 15 Work to rule; 18 Bread; 19 Palmist; 21 Quarter; 22 Solve.

Down: 1 Spider’s web; 2 Tie up; 3 Weft; 4 Scarce; 5 Grateful; 6 Titanic; 11 Every other; 13 Antidote; 14 Arsenal; 16 Report; 17 Viola; 20 Last.

QUICK - Across: 7 Place; 8 Heroism; 9 Counter; 10 Quite; 12 Degenerate; 15 Legitimate; 18 Spine; 19 Scatter; 21 Rosette; 22 Remit.

Down: 1 Spectacles; 2 Vague; 3 Felt; 4 Charge; 5 Frequent; 6 Similar; 11 Electorate; 13 Entreaty; 14 Against; 16 Muster; 17 Stump; 20 Awry.