Double crossword - Edinburgh Evening News 02/01/2012

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Choice of cryptic or quick puzzle, and (just in case you’ve been wracking your brains) yesterday’s solutions.

CRYPTIC PUZZLE

Across

1. Take part in horseplay at the golf club? (4,6)

7. Church on a hill seen with flashlight (5)

8. Girl takes on personnel on her side (7)

10. Time off for a man having got a rise? (8)

11. Plant on the hand (4)

13. Men keeping quiet concerning trees (6)

15. Delivery with which a cricket match cannot start (2-4)

17. Fuss concerning what’s not yet accomplished (2-2)

18. Patterns used for part of a church (8)

21. Enlist a revolutionary for striking (7)

22. List of furniture (5)

23. Sponger at liberty before terrible ordeal (10)

Down

1. Italian city in which father carries a weapon (5)

2. Sportsmen allowed in new heats (8)

3. Possibly dad was in the lead and got confused (6)

4. Love to employ this runner? (4)

5. Falls over in North America? (7)

6. Draws least teams out (10)

9. In which the relatives branch out? (6,4)

12. Suggested a trick was written down (8)

14. Salesman on a bike, say? (7)

16. Partially treating rot to reveal a cave (6)

19. Some remember an old flame! (5)

20. Only a lake? (4)

QUICK PUZZLE

Across

1. Faculty (10)

7. Bedeck (5)

8. Funny (7)

10. Interrogate (8)

11. Robe (4)

13. Guarantee (6)

15. Hurtle (6)

17. Fever (4)

18. Forceful (8)

21. Turkish title (7)

22. Above (5)

23. Heat unit (10)

Down

1. Idler (5)

2. Burst (8)

3. Logic (6)

4. Savage (4)

5. Disgusting (7)

6. Pretence (10)

9. Benevolence (10)

12. Landscape (8)

14. Melee (7)

16. Predilection (6)

19. Sea-air (5)

20. Insect (4)

Friday’s solutions

CRYPTIC - Across: 7 General Custer; 8 Eldorado; 9 Cask; 10 Crated; 12 Trench; 14 Asthma; 16 Chrome; 18 Jazz; 20 Ridicule; 22 Sir Robert Peel.

Down: 1 Declares; 2 Report; 3 Gaga; 4 Acrostic; 5 Psyche; 6 Mews; 11 Diatribe; 13 Complied; 15 Hazard; 17 Recipe; 19 Aria; 21 Dare.

QUICK - Across: 7 Transcendence; 8 Patience; 9 Baby; 10 Beaten; 12 Gallop; 14 Stupor; 16 Earwig; 18 Char; 20 Occupant; 22 Quadrilateral.

Down: 1 Ornament; 2 Insist; 3 Scan; 4 Inveigle; 5 Verbal; 6 Scab; 11 Narcotic; 13 Oriental; 15 Parody; 17 Rapier; 19 Haul; 21 Clap.