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Today’s grid

CRYPTIC CLUES:

Across

6. Has a row,being

more impetuous

(7)

7. A small beer ,yet

it could be large!

(5)

9. It’s found in

wells and sinks

(3)

10. Letting in – or

out! (9)

12. Perhaps nothing

is as surprising

(11)

15. A pointer for

those needing

water (8-3)

17. Such speed could

be fatal (9)

19. Hair-style for a

shilling (3)

21. Could be yeast up to now

(2,3)

22. Arrange to get rid of (7)

Down

1. State I mean to change (5)

2. Pen a story with no

alternative (3)

3. It’s heavy,but possibly used

as a light attachment (4)

4. Wrong headcover? Don’t you

believe it! (9)

5. Recoil from being made

confined again (7)

8. To avoid it a child may go

into it! (6)

11. One doesn’t hear them when

they’re dropped (9)

13. Tore in, perhaps,from the

East (6)

14. A catty female! (7)

16. Inferior choice of directions

(5)

18. A counter shot (4)

20. A well-endowed resort (3)

Friday’s answers

DOUBLE CROSSWORD:

Cryptic: Across: 7 Crocodile tear;

8 Informed; 9 Yard; 10 Bidder; 12

Oldest; 14 Agenda; 16 Esprit; 18

Talc; 20 Absinthe; 22 Ideally suited.

Down: 1 Printing; 2 Echoed; 3 Adam;

4 Gladsome; 5 Stayed; 6 Fair; 11

Readable; 13 Slighted; 15 Nectar; 17

Pencil; 19 Adds; 21 So-so.

Quick: Across: 7 Circumference; 8

Banister; 9 Aids; 10 Crater; 12 Entire;

14 Feasts; 16 Sickle; 18 Taxi; 20

National; 22 Dishonourable.Down: 1

Disagree; 2 Script; 3 Emit; 4 Fearless;

5 Depart; 6 Iced; 11 Resonant; 13

Reliable; 15 Slight; 17 Choral; 19 Arid;

21 Taut.

QUICK CLUES:

Across

6. Liberty (7)

7. Hate (5)

9. Habitual joker (3)

10. Fit (9)

12. Besides (11)

15. Thoughtless (11)

17. Disconsolately (9)

19. Rapture (3)

21. Quash (5)

22. Lavish (7)

Down

1. Big (5)

2. Fresh (3)

3. By oneself (4)

4. Mitigation (9)

5. Carpentry (7)

8. Extend (6)

11. Peevish (9)

13. Inn (6)

14. Confiscate (7)

16. Slack (5)

18. Enticement (4)

20. No longer available (3)