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Today’s grid

CRYPTIC CLUES:

Across

6. Obtain a group

of singers,we

hear (7)

7 & 16Dn. Noted

names on the

score-sheet

(5,3-2)

9. It’s intrinsic in

the makeup of

Bartolozzi (3)

10. They provide

accommodation

for males

hemmed in by

beliefs (9)

12. Fatal seizure!

(5-6)

15. Frightened by a

corpse? (6,5)

17. This clue is

generally disliked

(9)

19. Initiate the

growing of food for the

animal (3)

21. They may be told in oriental

establishments (5)

22. They give the prices of food

taxes (7)

Down

1. Large seed may be painful if

trodden on (5)

2. Not at home (3)

3. Not imprisoned without

charge (4)

4. House-boat will show the

domestic arts (9)

5. It’s erroneous in

manufacture! (7)

8. China may comprise this

troubled state round the

East! (3-3)

11. Not clothes containers used

by drivers! (4-5)

13. When I’m involved with duet

the result is boredom (6)

14. It’s a disgraceful thing to

scrutinise the lad coming

back (7)

16. See 7 Across.

18. A method to be used on an

opponent’s ground (4)

20. Attack when in good health

(3)

QUICK CLUES:

Across

6. Small crown (7)

7. Sum (5)

9. Cover (3)

10. Unwise (9)

12. Speak without notes (11)

15. Proceeded to argue (6,5)

17. Crisis (9)

19. Little devil (3)

21. Join together (5)

22. Set free (7)

Down

1. Droll (5)

2. Fish eggs (3)

3. Appear (4)

4. Marvellous (9)

5. Serious (7)

8. Searches blindly (6)

11. Free from blame (9)

13. Endows (6)

14. Praise (7)

16. Entertain (5)

18. Head cook (4)

20. Favourite (3)

Friday’s answers

DOUBLE CROSSWORD:

Cryptic: Across: 7 Signature-tune; 8

Stipends; 9 Acts; 10 Dry-rot; 12 Motion;

14 Asking; 16 Dilate; 18 Chic; 20

Transmit; 22 Battle-scarred. Down: 1

Pictures; 2 Sniper; 3 Stun; 4 Presumed;

5 Strait; 6 Unit; 11 Together; 13

Outsider; 15 Incite; 17 Losers; 19 Head;

21 Arch.

Quick: Across: 7 Determination; 8

Distance; 9 Idea; 10 Lament; 12 Intact;

14 Petrol; 16 Recipe; 18 Prod; 20

Serenade; 22 Procrastinate.Down: 1

Delicate; 2 Centre; 3 Omen; 4 Inferior; 5

Strict; 6 Lone; 11 Talisman; 13 Cupidity;

15 Reduce; 17 Canine; 19 Rare; 21

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