Shields Gazette crossword answers: Here are the solutions for our latest batch of puzzles

Here are the latest answers for the Shields Gazette’s daily crossword puzzles.

Friday, 11th June 2021, 2:46 pm

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ANSWERS BELOW - both crossword and cryptic crossword

14/06/21 DOUBLE CROSSWORD:

Cryptic: Across: 1 Ideal; 4 Sparrow; 8 Observe; 9 Frill; 10 Ally; 11 Argument; 13 Lair; 14 Unit; 16

Nightcap; 17 Stag; 20 Alter; 21 Hairnet; 22 Directs; 23 Go off. Down: 1 Isolation ward; 2 Easel; 3 Lard;

4 Sherry; 5 Affluent; 6 Raiment; 7 Well thought of; 12 Historic; 13 Lighter; 15 Lashes; 18 Tango; 19

Ring.

Quick: Across: 1 First; 4 Warship; 8 Run down; 9 Layer; 10 Keen; 11 Location; 13 Room; 14 Flee; 16

Lovesick; 17 Left; 20 Donor; 21 Elastic; 22 Element; 23 Royal. Down: 1 Foreknowledge; 2 Range; 3

Tool; 4 Window; 5 Reliable; 6 Haywire; 7 Parenthetical; 12 Conserve; 13 Revenue; 15 Accept; 18

Entry; 19 Pair.

15/06/21 DOUBLE CROSSWORD:

Cryptic: Across: 7 Lupins 8 Napped; 10 Drop off; 11 Range; 12 Rank; 13 Lehar; 17 Grasp; 18 Nero; 22

Equip; 23 Violets; 24 Sparse; 25 Immure. Down: 1 Gliders; 2 Appoint 3 Snook; 4 Fairway; 5 Spans; 6

Adder; 9 Offensive; 14 Propose; 15 Revenue; 16 Coaster; 19 Lease 20 Susan; 21 Norma.

Quick: Across: 7 Proper; 8 Hither; 10 Evasive; 11 Large; 12 Solo; 13 Quake; 17 Lucid; 18 Hurt; 22

Brave; 23 Upbraid; 24 Dispel; 25 Assign. Down: 1 Appease; 2 Totally; 3 Remit; 4 Dislike; 5 Short; 6

Grief; 9 Penurious; 14 Quieten; 15 Lunatic; 16 Student; 19 Abide; 20 False; 21 Abuse.

16/06/21 DOUBLE CROSSWORD:

Cryptic: Across: 1 Asparagus; 8 Nun; 9 Endangering; 11 Dealers; 12 Knows; 13 Aboard; 15 Archer; 17

Hides; 18 Trained; 20 Under the sea; 22 Oar; 23 Dress suit. Down: 2 Sin; 3 Range; 4 Grease; 5 Sticker;

6 In good hands; 7 Uninsured; 10 Do a good turn; 11 Death blow; 14 Resided; 16 Starve; 19 Athos; 21

Eli.

Quick: Across: 1 Courtship; 8 Nib; 9 Incongruous; 11 Replete; 12 Tenor; 13 Thirst; 15 Advice; 17

Leave; 18 Florist; 20 Irksomeness; 22 Tun; 23 Entranced. Down: 2 Own; 3 Tinge; 4 Harden; 5 Plotted;

6 Insensitive; 7 Abhorrent; 10 Captivating; 11 Retaliate; 14 Speckle; 16 Effort; 19 Opera; 21 Sue.

17/06/21 DOUBLE CROSSWORD:

Cryptic: Across: 7 Ruins; 8 Chaired; 9 Exhaust; 10 Cheap; 12 Nightmares; 15 House agent; 18 Sugar;

19 Fillips; 21 Sea lane; 22 Angle. Down: 1 Free fights; 2 Right; 3 Esau; 4 Scotch; 5 Watchman; 6

Arrears; 11 Past master; 13 Ice cream; 14 Burglar; 16 Gifted; 17 Lingo; 20 Loaf.

Quick: Across: 7 Nurse; 8 Pensive; 9 Intense; 10 Usurp; 12 Astrologer; 15 Turbulence; 18 Lying; 19

Complex; 21 Dresser; 22 Rebut. Down: 1 Incidental; 2 Write; 3 Keen; 4 Appear; 5 In public; 6 Divulge;

11 Perplexity; 13 Sluggish; 14 Praises; 16 Escort; 17 Globe; 20 More.

18/06/21 DOUBLE CROSSWORD:

Cryptic: Across: 1 Char; 8 On the spree; 9 Spotless; 10 Nips; 12 Unused; 14 Sermon; 15 Impart; 17

Posted; 18 Adam; 19 Roulette; 21 Rain gauges; 22 Task. Down: 2 Hopping mad; 3 Root; 4 Attend; 5

Lenses; 6 Open arms; 7 Less; 11 Properties; 13 Swarming; 16 Tartar; 17 Plunge; 18 Acre; 20 East.

Quick: Across: 1 Kill; 8 Improbable; 9 Contrite; 10 Arid; 12 Raffle; 14 Tramps; 15 Give up; 17 Intact;

18 Gnat; 19 Imperial; 21 Stentorian; 22 Tier. Down: 2 Innovation; 3 List; 4 Sprite; 5 Potent; 6

Cataract; 7 Send; 11 Impeccable; 13 Fretting; 16 Poison; 17 Impair; 18 Gash; 20 Rent.

19/06/21 DOUBLE CROSSWORD:

Cryptic: Across: 7 Artist’s studio; 8 Apple-pie; 9 Lynx; 10 Presto; 12 Impost; 14 Caught; 16 Kimono; 18

Amps; 20 Evictors; 22 Capital levies. Down: 1 Prepare a; 2 Rifles; 3 Step; 4 Asterisk; 5 Pull up; 6 Mien;

11 On the gas; 13 Sundries; 15 Gossip; 17 Motive; 19 Meal; 21 Idle.

Quick: Across: 7 Deterioration; 8 Foreword; 9 Earn; 10 Friend; 12 Number; 14 Remiss; 16 Employ; 18

Shed; 20 Enormous; 22 Understanding. Down: 1 Resource; 2 Severe; 3 Lido; 4 Credence; 5 Stream; 6

Sour; 11 Dispense; 13 Eloquent; 15 Indeed; 17 Pomade; 19 Hand; 21 Oral.