Double crossword 08/03/13

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Today’s puzzle...

CRYPTIC CLUES:

Across

1. Yet an organ won’t go without it! (4)

8. Honest, as the chairman of the directors should be (5,5)

9. A father, for example, in better surroundings (8)

10. Travel permit for six to South

Africa, initially (4)

12. Quake in the centre, more or less (6)

14. Manage to show the way (6)

15. This system worked in medieval times (6)

17. Yet they may be men on board! (6)

18. It’s a wine that’s coming back (4)

19. Light wit, perhaps, but slightly illuminating (8)

21. Side line for the artist? (10)

22. Forced to be a servant, we hear (4)

Down

2. Do as you’re told and become a priest (4,6)

3. The head cook may make it (4)

4. Toiler disposed to belie his nature (6)

5. Dreaded being deafer, perhaps (6)

6. Study poetry, so to speak (8)

7. Not quite perfect thought (4)

11. It’s used on watch (6-4)

13. An every-day conclusion (8)

16. Admit - or just the opposite!(3,3)

17. Leaves about fifty counterpanes (6)

18. It’s found in tribal songs, too(4)

20. A particular piece of whitemarble (4)

QUICK CLUES:

Across

1. Way (4)

8. Bizarre (10)

9. Estrange (8)

10. Dry (4)

12. Unfruitful (6)

14. Furrow (6)

15. Disappear (6)

17. To here (6)

18. Inform (4)

19. Sleep-producing (8)

21. Agree (10)

22. Pace (4)

Down

2. Merge (10)

3. Stockings (4)

4. Filter (6)

5. Obvious (6)

6. Lying near (8)

7. Cast off (4)

11. Unbelievable (10)

13. Banter (8)

16. Upright (6)

17. Tear (6)

18. Change of course (4)

20. Probability (4)

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