Crossword

courier_crossword

Courier crossword solutions

Monday June 14

Cryptic:

ACROSS: 5 Poke fun at 8 Drapes 9 Whales 10 Obi 11 Ambler 13 Tirade 15 Team up 18 Season 20 Era 21 Lentil 22 Liking 23 Indian ink

DOWN: 1 Gospel 2 Lessor 3 Outwit 4 Bazaar 6 Trumpeter 7 Head count 12 Emu 14 Ide 16 Mutant 17 Pelvic 18 Salons 19 Asking

 

Quick:

ACROSS: 5 Geniality 8 Varied 9 Weapon 10 Owe 11 Furrow 13 Ratify 15 Stable 18 Solder 20 Lop 21 Nozzle 22 Extras 23 Deterrent

DOWN: 1 Denier 2 Window 3 Glower 4 Strait 6 Valuation 7 Coffee bar 12 Oil 14 Ago 16 Buzzer 17 Eleven 18 Spears 19 Latent

 

 

Tuesday June 15

Cryptic:

ACROSS: 1 Dear me 4 Scrawl 8 Fop 9 Organised 11 Noah 12 Manicure 15 Shower cap 18 All-clear 19 Apse 21 Slingback 23 Leg 24 Laying 25 Bearer

DOWN: 1 Defend 2 Appraisal 3 Moon 5 Convince 6 Ass 7 Ledger 10 Guatemala 13 Unpopular 14 Hooligan 16 Hansel 17 Beggar 20 Skye 22 Icy

 

Quick:

ACROSS: 1 Scribe 4 Gargle 8 PVC 9 Mopping up 11 Ohms 12 Islander 15 Sixth form 18 Luckless 19 Tsar 21 Superhero 23 Ink 24 Towers 25 Lawyer

DOWN: 1 Siphon 2 Rock music 3 Bomb 5 Agitator 6 Gag 7 Expert 10 Post-haste 13 Demystify 14 Explorer 16 Closet 17 Broker 20 Soya 22 Pew

 

 

Wednesday June 16

Cryptic:

ACROSS: 1 Snips 4 Chore 10 Rotas 11 Bradawl 12 Asphalt 13 Hitch 14 Edits 16 Bride 21 Video 23 Eternal 25 Catalan 26 Young 27 Amiss 28 Otter

DOWN: 2 Notepad 3 Pasha 5 Heather 6 React 7 Dread 8 Abets 9 Alpha 15 Troilus 17 Denture 18 Evict 19 Seine 20 Elegy 22 Datum 24 Egypt

 

Quick:

ACROSS: 1 Limbo 4 Above 10 Outer 11 Trigger 12 Tighten 13 Dolls 14 Erase 16 Erect 21 Koala 23 Attract 25 Reputed 26 Until 27 Beryl 28 Opera

DOWN: 2 Integer 3 Burst 5 Builder 6 Vigil 7 Colts 8 Stink 9 Crush 15 Smartly 17 Coaster 18 Skirt 19 Daddy 20 Stalk 22 Apple 24 Thump

 

 

Thursday June 17

Cryptic:

ACROSS: 6 On tap 7 Turbot 9 Tumbler 10 Girth 11 Axle 13 Tomtit 15 Auden 16 Desire 17 Smug 20 Sabre 22 Chevron 23 Thurso 24 Tonic

DOWN: 1 Stumbles 2 Spill 3 Stork 4 Dragoon 5 Boar 6 Outlandish 8 Photogenic 12 Sue 13 Ten 14 Tamarind 15 Arrears 18 Scoop 19 Meets 21 Baht

 

Quick:

ACROSS: 6 Drain 7 Toupee 9 Snuffle 10 Torso 11 Oval 13 Offset 15 Funny 16 See fit 17 Aria 20 Salsa 22 Soluble 23 Rescue 24 Tulle

DOWN: 1 Saturate 2 Knife 3 Steel 4 Justify 5 Dear 6 Dispossess 8 Contravene 12 Cut 13 One 14 Scrabble 15 Finance 18 Asset 19 Slate 21 Lies

 

 

Friday June 18

Cryptic:

ACROSS: 1 Clutch 5 Able 9 Motor 10 Refugee 11 Chianti 12 Biped 13 Inter 15 Deign 20 Liszt 22 Unaware 24 Regnant 25 Ethos 26 Cats 27 Retort

DOWN: 2 Latvian 3 Turin 4 Heroic 5 Affable 6 Leg-up 7 Smock 8 Bendy 14 Entraps 16 Gnasher 17 Glory 18 Mutter 19 Tessa 21 Sigma 23 Avert

 

Quick:

ACROSS: 1 Alkali 5 Ugly 9 Cameo 10 Paprika 11 Origami 12 Edged 13 Agree 15 Inane 20 Width 22 Arbiter 24 Unlaced 25 Xerox 26 Keel 27 Rumple

DOWN: 2 Lemming 3 Aroma 4 Impair 5 Umpteen 6 Lying 7 Actor 8 Panda 14 Ethical 16 Natural 17 Awful 18 Warder 19 Proxy 21 Delve 23 Buxom

 

 

Saturday June 19

Cryptic:

ACROSS: 1 Mahatma 5 Cents 8 Riser 9 Threats 10 Useless 11 Lie-in 12 Sedate 14 Writer 18 Flail 20 Nudists 22 Impasto 23 Lifts 24 Ringo 25 Adheres

DOWN: 1 Marquis 2 Haste 3 Torrent 4 Attest 5 Carol 6 Neatest 7 Susan 13 Deadpan 15 Rudolph 16 Resists 17 Angola 18 Friar 19 Lasso 21 Safer

 

Quick:

ACROSS: 1 Pass key 5 Wispy 8 Rhino 9 Outlive 10 Speckle 11 Hound 12 Lustre 14 Recess 18 Rivet 20 Capital 22 Warbler 23 Rouse 24 Rolls 25 Earnest

DOWN: 1 Perusal 2 Spike 3 Knocker 4 Yeomen 5 Watch 6 Seizure 7 Yield 13 Several 15 Emperor 16 Solvent 17 Scarce 18 Rower 19 Tolls 21 Truce


Monday June 7

Cryptic:

ACROSS: 5 Diplomacy 8 Toting 9 Zither 10 Hoe 11 Height 13 Deepen 15 Number 18 Locate 20 OBE 21 Eaglet 22 Active 23 Contender

DOWN: 1 Rising 2 Blight 3 Amazed 4 Scythe 6 Poke fun at 7 Retentive 12 Hue 14 Ego 16 Bellow 17 Rotate 18 Learns 19 Cutter

 

Quick:

ACROSS: 5 Populated 8 Raisin 9 Equity 10 Eau 11 Signal 13 Please 15 Dimmer 18 Notary 20 Age 21 Angler 22 Croaky 23 Post-natal

DOWN: 1 Loosen 2 Tunnel 3 Take up 4 Refute 6 Pavilions 7 At a stroke 12 Ape 14 Loo 16 Mellow 17 Rarity 18 Nectar 19 Thorax

 

 

Tuesday June 8

Cryptic:

ACROSS: 1 Skiver 4 Crises 8 Rod 9 Camel hair 11 Tina 12 In camera 15 Shower cap 18 Snapshot 19 Orca 21 Dreamland 23 Toy 24 Summer 25 Reason

DOWN: 1 Sprite 2 Indonesia 3 Etch 5 Reliance 6 Sea 7 Spread 10 Minnesota 13 Euphrates 14 Consomme 16 Asides 17 Canyon 20 Edge 22 Elm

 

Quick:

ACROSS: 1 Sphere 4 Engulf 8 Own 9 Adherence 11 Cock 12 Gigantic 15 Frivolous 18 Unsaddle 19 Idle 21 Ceasefire 23 Ill 24 Rapids 25 Linear

DOWN: 1 Slouch 2 Handcuffs 3 Roam 5 Narrator 6 Urn 7 Fleece 10 Hoi polloi 13 Test-drive 14 Birdseed 16 Juicer 17 Teller 20 Yeti 22 Asp

 

 

Wednesday June 9

Cryptic:

ACROSS: 1 Spend 4 Odeon 10 River 11 Let it be 12 Notches 13 Handy 14 Blunt 16 Idiom 21 Endow 23 Wealthy 25 St Louis 26 Cameo 27 Vinyl 28 Stump

DOWN: 2 Pivotal 3 North 5 Ditched 6 Often 7 Drone 8 Blase 9 Pepys 15 Newbury 17 Optimum 18 Feast 19 Awash 20 Tyson 22 Delhi 24 Ascot

 

Quick:

ACROSS: 1 Stave 4 Larch 10 Upper 11 Respire 12 Umpteen 13 Unfit 14 Angel 16 Steps 21 Throb 23 Bail out 25 Aspirin 26 Later 27 Flood 28 Myrrh

DOWN: 2 Topspin 3 Verse 5 Assault 6 Cliff 7 Sum up 8 Brand 9 Jetty 15 Embargo 17 Plotter 18 Stray 19 T-bone 20 Stars 22 Repel 24 Inlay

 

 

Thursday June 10

Cryptic:

ACROSS: 6 Proud 7 One-way 9 On trial 10 Fates 11 Cask 13 Accrue 15 Eight 16 Unsafe 17 Inns 20 Tesco 22 Placebo 23 Porter 24 Seeds

DOWN: 1 Contests 2 Admit 3 Could 4 Perfect 5 Tact 6 Prosciutto 8 Aspersions 12 Tie 13 Aha 14 Rendered 15 Efforts 18 Opera 19 Waist 21 Snob

 

Quick:

ACROSS: 6 Corgi 7 Callow 9 Lobster 10 Yards 11 Apex 13 Wobble 15 Parry 16 Easily 17 Elms 20 Abbey 22 Twaddle 23 Unseen 24 Right

DOWN: 1 Drabness 2 Sixty 3 Ochre 4 Playboy 5 Roar 6 Collateral 8 Assessment 12 Day 13 Wry 14 Bulldogs 15 Playpen 18 Stone 19 Padre 21 Bunk

 

 

Friday June 11

Cryptic:

ACROSS: 1 Crop up 5 Pope 9 Okapi 10 Shelter 11 Proverb 12 Alamo 13 Users 15 Fetid 20 Acrid 22 Ogreish 24 Lambeth 25 Latin 26 Pour 27 Africa

DOWN: 2 Reasons 3 Poise 4 Pass by 5 Peerage 6 Pitta 7 Coupe 8 Brook 14 Red deer 16 Idiotic 17 Maple 18 Joshua 19 Shank 21 Romeo 23 Ruler

 

Quick:

ACROSS: 1 Take on 5 Rare 9 Faces 10 Decider 11 Overeat 12 Earls 13 Stock 15 Usage 20 Melon 22 Cadence 24 Satsuma 25 Inept 26 None 27 Latest

DOWN: 2 Ancient 3 Ensue 4 Nudity 5 Rickets 6 Rider 7 Afoot 8 Dross 14 Confuse 16 Gunners 17 Smash 18 Scrawl 19 Deity 21 Lotto 23 Drift

 

 

Saturday June 12

Cryptic:

ACROSS: 1 Cossets 5 Wafer 8 Aries 9 Trainer 10 Assuage 11 Excel 12 Issues 14 Jekyll 18 Tweed 20 Artisan 22 Remorse 23 Radio 24 Harem 25 Old bean

DOWN: 1 Chapati 2 Snips 3 Enslave 4 Settee 5 Weave 6 Finicky 7 Rural 13 Steamer 15 Entered 16 Lincoln 17 Gazebo 18 Torch 19 Durum 21 Sedge

 

Quick:

ACROSS: 1 Passion 5 Adult 8 Whoop 9 Affably 10 Riptide 11 Blurt 12 Debate 14 Wonder 18 Blind 20 Satchel 22 Chateau 23 Balsa 24 Steam 25 Earnest

DOWN: 1 Powered 2 Stoop 3 Imprint 4 Neaten 5 Ab Fab 6 Unbound 7 Tryst 13 Brigade 15 October 16 Reliant 17 Assure 18 Bucks 19 Dream 21 Halve