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Friday 18 April 2014

This week's crossword solutions

Solutions for simple and cryptic crosswords

Monday 18 June

MONDAY’S QUICK SOLUTION: Across: 6 Monarch; 7 Other; 9 Right; 10 Deliver; 12 Fraudulence; 14 Hairdresser; 18 Trumpet; 19 Vogue; 21 Acute; 22 Acquire. Down: 1 Solid; 2 Gather; 3 Ice; 4 Strive; 5 Beseech; 8 Bequest; 11 Quarter; 13 Caprice; 15 Remote; 16 Exodus; 17 Hurry; 20 Act.



MONDAY’S CRYPTIC SOLUTION: Across: 6 Rebound; 7 Degas; 9 Board; 10 Infidel; 12 Deep feeling; 14 Prickly pear; 18 Collier; 19 Skate; 21 Aesop; 22 Charger. Down: 1 Below; 2 Course; 3 One; 4 Denial; 5 Pageant; 8 Unkempt; 11 Applies; 13 Crooked; 15 Callow; 16 Ankara; 17 Utter; 20 Shy.

Tuesday 19 June

TUESDAY’S QUICK SOLUTION: Across: 1 Peel; 3 Maniacal; 9 Streaky; 10 Sound; 11 Irrationally; 13 Lesion; 15 Player; 17 Presumptuous; 20 Alone; 21 Apostle; 22 Resisted; 23 Jolt. Down: 1 Possible; 2 Error; 4 Anyhow; 5 Installation; 6 Cruelty; 7 Lady; 8 Cautiousness; 12 Prospect; 14 Serious; 16 Impale; 18 Outdo; 19 Pair.



TUESDAY’S CRYPTIC SOLUTION: Across: 1 Lift; 3 Dressage; 9 Certain; 10 Atlas; 11 On the way down; 13 Strips; 15 Spades; 17 In triplicate; 20 Alibi; 21 Adheres; 22 Sighting; 23 Ewer. Down: 1 Lacrosse; 2 First; 4 Runway; 5 Stand-up fight; 6 Allowed; 7 East; 8 Make-up artist; 12 Assessor; 14 Running; 16 Sprain; 18 Arrow; 19 Pass.

Wednesday 20 June

WEDNESDAY’S QUICK SOLUTION: Across: 1 Palliatives; 9 Nil; 10 Eliminate; 11 Twice; 13 Avarice; 14 Untidy; 16 Repair; 18 Torment; 19 Dwell; 20 Obeisance; 21 Big; 22 Refreshment. Down: 2 Ail; 3 Liege; 4 Animal; 5 Imitate; 6 Eradicate; 7 Instruction; 8 Meteorology; 12 Intervene; 15 Dresser; 17 Stones; 19 Dream; 21 Ban.



WEDNESDAY’S CRYPTIC SOLUTION: Across: 1 Foot the bill; 9 Art; 10 Potentate; 11 Leafy; 13 Instead; 14 Nipper; 16 Uneven; 18 Unnerve; 19 Error; 20 Grace note; 21 Sin; 22 Testing-time. Down: 2 Out; 3 Tipsy; 4 Hat-pin; 5 Benison; 6 Leave over; 7 Bad language; 8 Wedding-ring; 12 Appendage; 15 Earnest; 17 Renown; 19 Erect; 21 Sum.

Thursday 21 June

THURSDAY’S QUICK SOLUTION: Across: 4 Massive; 8 Avenue; 9 Affront; 10 Twisty; 11 Upsets; 12 Accurate; 18 Saturate; 20 Defect; 21 Strike; 22 Regular; 23 Outlet; 24 Beneath. Down: 1 Partial; 2 Bewitch; 3 Muster; 5 Affluent; 6 Stress; 7 Vanity; 13 Abstract; 14 Rapidly; 15 Deserts; 16 Recede; 17 Bemuse; 19 Untrue.



THURSDAY’S CRYPTIC SOLUTION: Across: 4 Climber; 8 Punter; 9 Entreat; 10 Tom-tom; 11 Orated; 12 Puts down; 18 Curtails; 20 Spruce; 21 Mealie; 22 Resolve; 23 Desist; 24 Slaters. Down: 1 Epitaph; 2 Animate; 3 Record; 5 Londoner; 6 Mortar; 7 Enamel; 13 Once-over; 14 Villain; 15 Assents; 16 Appeal; 17 Dugout; 19 Theses.



FRIDAY’S QUICK SOLUTION: Across: 1 Disintegrate; 7 Steep; 8 Faint; 9 Ore; 10 Unshackle; 11 Solace; 12 Strong; 15 Laminated; 17 Ash; 18 Title; 19 Irate; 21 Transgressed. Down: 1 Disconsolate; 2 Nee; 3 Expose; 4 Refracted; 5 Trick; 6 Strengthened; 7 Spell; 10 Unconcern; 13 Ovate; 14 String; 16 Motor; 20 Ape.



FRIDAY’S CRYPTIC SOLUTION: Across: 1 Habit-forming; 7 Sense; 8 Strut; 9 Spa; 10 Staircase; 11 Heroin; 12 Assail; 15 Long shots; 17 Arc; 18 Naive; 19 U-boat; 21 Person of note. Down: 1 Holds the line; 2 Tan; 3 One way; 4 Mistrusts; 5 Norma; 6 Steeplechase; 7 Stair; 10 Spinsters; 13 Apart; 14 Column; 16 Noise; 20 Oaf.



SATURDAY’S QUICK SOLUTION: Across: 1 Impish; 4 Hectic; 9 Prognosticate; 10 Diocese; 11 Issue; 12 Unite; 14 Revel; 18 Wreck; 19 Residue; 21 Preponderance; 22 Set-off; 23 Repent. Down: 1 Impede; 2 Pronouncement; 3 Since; 5 Edifice; 6 Transcendence; 7 Clever; 8 Askew; 13 Take off; 15 Swipes; 16 Grade; 17 Defeat; 20 Serve.



SATURDAY’S CRYPTIC SOLUTION: Across: 1 Top hat; 4 Pebble; 9 Fresh-air fiend; 10 Ensured; 11 Liken; 12 Board; 14 Using; 18 Lemon; 19 In depth; 21 Contortionist; 22 Trying; 23 Sexton. Down: 1 Toffee; 2 Press for money; 3 Abhor; 5 Enfolds; 6 Breaking-point; 7 Ending; 8 Winds; 13 Run down; 15 Elicit; 16 Girth; 17 Whiten; 20 Drove.

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