December Two in One Crossword

Choose from the Cryptic Crossword or the Quick Crossword




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Cryptic Crossword
Clues Across
4    Investigated professional plot (6)
8    Stayed the course and finished round the old city (7)
10    Knowledgeable after the finish ‑ that’s the position (7)
11    It’s no joke getting behind at sea (5)
12    Mr Wood, senior, we presume? (5)
13    Getting a rise? (9)
16    Was Robin Hood so bandy, then? (3‑6)
19    What’s the wild dog doing? (5)
20    Where one is expected to take steps (5)
22    Classical welcome to the right communist is declared (7)
23    Stumped on the golf‑course (7)
24    Unruly sets I’d stop (6)

Clues Down
1    Praise about a former country (6)
2    Lied about being out of work (4)
3    They provide a firm basis for pressing matters (7,6)
5    Holidays somehow delayed Rolls‑Royce test (3‑6,4)
6    Fifty in the band are dazzling (8)
7    Dry out the organ ‑ dull (6)
9    She could be an ideal girl (5)
14    Risks about a pound in church (8)
15    He somehow drew with the District Attorney (6)
17    Presumably you don’t mind if they are cross (5)
18    Is in awe of many mad dares (6)
21    It can take a hammering (4)

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Quick Crossword
Clues Across
4    Photographer’s apparatus (6)
8    Claws (7)
10    Sinews (7)
11    Disturb (5)
12    Bottles (5)
13    Scent (9)
16    Helper (9)
19    Equipment (5)
20    Gum (5)
22    Sinister (7)
23    Paying attention (7)
24    Most vile (6)

Clues Down
1    Overwhelm (6)
2    Watering places (4)
3    Disturbances (13)
5    Annual commemorations (13)
6    Extreme selfishness (8)
7    Estimate (6)
9    Back (5)
14    Water sports (8)
15    Self‑possession (6)
17    Rip (5)
18    Muddle (6)
21    Non‑alcoholic (4)

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