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Crossword 3

The grid can be used for both sets of clues. However, you cannot mix them; you must use only the Quick clues or the Cryptic clues. Click on the following link to download a copy of the crossword.  Crossword_3.docx 

 

Quick Clues

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1. Skip (4) 2. Held (10)
8. Achieve (10) 3. Sharp (4)
9. Example (8) 4. Sparse (6)
10. Broad (4) 5. Live cinders (6)
12. Merriment (6) 6. Perfect (8)
14. Scabbard (6) 7. Footwear (4)
15. Really (6) 11. Explosion (10)
17. Take ill (6) 13. Eternally (8)
18. Dutch cheese (4) 16. Purpose (6)
19. Shrewdness (8) 17. District (6)
21. Monstrous (10) 18. Cupid (4)
22. Smack (4) 20. Throw (4)

 

Cryptic Clues

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1 Turn back before it erupts (4) 2. Don't join in the play reading? (4,2,4)
8. Retired teacher is a real expert (4,6) 3. Among the cheapest copies (4)
9. Mix-up about learned communications (8) 4 In America wise practices (6)
10. See a letter goes to the agent (4) 5. Morning spent being entertained (6)
12. They refuse to settle (6) 6. Radio set especially designed for a space traveller (8)
14. He's unlikely to buy the stock he goes after (6) 7. It’s worth its weight in gold (4)
15. Obscure form of lament (6) 11. Now it’s gift time (7,3)
17. Accounts book with margin going from left to right (6) 13. Last, despite great efforts (5,3)
18. Leading performer in various arts (4) 16. It naturally gets lighter as winter approaches (6)
19. With fashion, price is not extreme (8) 17. Means to get up and run? (6)
21. Flirts and is captivated by her lips perhaps (10) 18. The fools pass out (4)
22. They may instruct in nursery schools (4) 20. Support for the others (4)

 

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