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Today’s grid

CRYPTIC CLUES:

Across

7. A guess about

customs (6)

8. On paper he has

an important

job (6)

10. Proceeds,

thanks to

royalty (7)

11. Work to rule?

(5)

12. She’s a puritan

at heart (4)

13. It enables you

to say when!

(5)

17. Situation report

(5)

18. Hear about an

ostrich (4)

22. Acknowledged

being admitted

(5)

23. Verbose sort of

notice (7)

24. Diner’s clubs?

(6)

25. Easily swayed? (6)

Down

1. It’s both simple and hard at

the same time (7)

2. Noisy game? (7)

3. Air line that has no end of a

good time (5)

4. Speech and attire of

modern times (7)

5. The mark of a saint,

perhaps (5)

6. Stick one’s neck out (5)

9. A declaration of treason is

(9)

14. Scholar who might be

stunted (7)

15. Possibly pray when under

the treatment (7)

16. Came to a fine end (7)

19. Small creature with nothing

to think about (5)

20. A joining of hands in

marriage or work (5)

21. Spring edition? (5)

QUICK CLUES:

Across

7. Merited (6)

8. Empty (6)

10. Wrap up (7)

11. Irate (5)

12. Chances (4)

13. Disdain (5)

17. Perspire (5)

18. Inflamed eyelid (4)

22. Permit (5)

23. Remark (7)

24. Abandon (6)

25. Staggered (6)

Down

1. Evolve (7)

2. Supply (7)

3. Kingdom (5)

4. Gruesome (7)

5. Scope (5)

6. Remains (5)

9. Watcher (9)

14. Clumsy (7)

15. Surprise (7)

16. Protects (7)

19. Robust (5)

20. Near (5)

21. Awry (5)

Yesterday’s answers

DOUBLE CROSSWORD:

Cryptic: Across: 1 Picot; 4 Dress up; 8

Passion; 9 Allay; 10 Even; 11 Flat-fish;

13 Foot; 14 Moor; 16 Stands in; 17

Scar; 20 Eagle; 21 Express; 22 Sadists;

23 Remus.Down: 1 Puppet-masters; 2

Caste; 3 Trim; 4 Dangle; 5 Exaction; 6

Soldier; 7 Psychiatrists; 12 Loudness; 13

Flagged; 15 Miners; 18 Cream; 19 Spar .

Quick: Across: 1 Jewel; 4 Purport;

8 Regular; 9 Cream; 10 Spry;.11

Converse; 13 Nail; 14 Grin; 16

Downcast; 17 Ague; 20 Niece; 21

Exploit; 22 Ejected; 23 Royal. Down:

1 Jurisprudence; 2 Wager; 3 Lull;

4 Pardon; 5 Recovery; 6 Overrun;

7 Temperamental; 12 Discreet; 13

Nowhere; 15 Ascend; 18 Glory; 19 Spar .