Double crossword 21/09/2012

Evening News 21/09/2012
Evening News 21/09/2012
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Choice of quick or cryptic crossword and (just in case you’ve been wracking your brains) yesterday’s solutions.

Cryptic puzzle

Across

7. View of one who should know better? (6,7)

8. A mad rush to make a message unintelligible (8)

9. Press club (4)

10. Master changed for selected pupils (6)

12. Fashionable team in prison (6)

14. Returning Titian paintings for a dealer (6)

16. Join up tinsel, perhaps (6)

18. Drink that’s left (4)

20. Guide to palmistry? (8)

22. He tries to sell old stock (7,6)

Down

1. He has the will to settle things (8)

2. Threaten males with one (6)

3. Saint joins sailor in an attempt (4)

4. A quiet little desire to eat (8)

5. Releases or unites, somehow (6)

6. A singular performance! (4)

11. Hurt film could be jolly (8)

13. Find the record has finished (8)

15. Delay by putting the date in incorrectly (6)

17. North African finding nail by resort (6)

19. Has moved the snow (4)

21. Out of clothes? (4)

Quick puzzle

Across

7. Be united (5,8)

8. Chaos (8)

9. Damp (4)

10. Sagacity (6)

12. Flight (6)

14. Appalled (6)

16. Accompany (6)

18. Flutter (4)

20. Dead (8)

22. Exaggeration (13)

Down

1. Impressive (8)

2. Wrap (6)

3. Boss (4)

4. Distress (8)

5. Atelier (6)

6. Slender (4)

11. Deform (8)

13. Revolt (8)

15. Yearn (6)

17. Pillar (6)

19. Dwell (4)

21. Destiny (4)

Thursday’s solutions

CRYPTIC - Across: 1 Both; 8 All keyed up; 9 Co-driver; 10 Imps; 12 Colour; 14 Madcap; 15 Adhere; 17 Pirate; 18 Arms; 19 Turn tail; 21 Take action; 22 Task.

Down: 2 Out of order; 3 Hair; 4 Clever; 5 Megrim; 6 Bewilder; 7 Opus; 11 Play tricks; 13 Overseer; 16 Entice; 17 Permit; 18 Asti; 20 Tint.

QUICK - Across: 1 Lout; 8 Invincible; 9 Distinct; 10 Corn; 12 Devote; 14 Levity; 15 Patent; 17 Sorrow; 18 Less; 19 Recovery; 21 Ambassador; 22 Beer.

Down: 2 Obliterate; 3 Tilt; 4 Evince; 5 Instil; 6 Discover; 7 Mean; 11 Retrograde; 13 Overseas; 16 Thrust; 17 Secede; 18 Lead; 20 Verb.