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.

Tuesday, 18th January 2022, 10:21 am

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ANSWERS BELOW - both crossword and cryptic crossword

17/01/22 DOUBLE CROSSWORD:

Cryptic: Across: 7 Alone; 8 Oratory; 9 Tumbler; 10 Ditto; 12 Accelerate; 15 Leaves well; 18 Yacht; 19

Valises; 21 Palaver; 22 Steam. Down: 1 Tastefully; 2 Forms; 3 Reel; 4 Source; 5 Handbell; 6 Portray;

11 Open sesame; 13 Creative; 14 Parcels; 16 Wavers; 17 Aster; 20 Lost.

Quick: Across: 7 Naive; 8 Elegant; 9 Treadle; 10 Alike; 12 Settlement; 15 Exasperate; 18 Tango; 19

Visitor; 21 Discern; 22 Amiss. Down: 1 Instrument; 2 Miser; 3 Mend; 4 Defeat; 5 Decadent; 6

Mariner; 11 Enterprise; 13 Employed; 14 Earnest; 16 Ravine; 17 Strip; 20 Stay.

18/01/22 DOUBLE CROSSWORD:

Cryptic: Across: 1 Hike; 8 Calamitous; 9 Senorita; 10 Leer; 12 Relent; 14 Totals; 15 String; 17 Assign;

18 Idea; 19 Manx cats; 21 No thank you; 22 Base. Down: 2 Interested; 3 Echo; 4 Plaint; 5 Impart;

6 Athletes; 7 Tsar; 11 Enlightens; 13 Epitaphs; 16 Gemini; 17 Annoys; 18 Inns; 20 Club.

Quick: Across: 1 Cast; 8 Indulgence; 9 Sidelong; 10 Down; 12 Burden; 14 Treble; 15 Vassal; 17 Dispel;

18 Zero; 19 Quadrant; 21 Uneasiness; 22 Test. Down: 2 Articulate; 3 Tire; 4 Adjoin; 5 Blight;

6 Headless; 7 Mean; 11 Wilderness; 13 Disloyal; 16 Liquid; 17 Diadem; 18 Zeus; 20 Rest.

19/01/22 DOUBLE CROSSWORD:

Cryptic: Across: 7 Spirited reply; 8 Staccato; 9 Done; 10 Fierce; 12 Appals; 14 Assist; 16 Evolve; 18

Hand; 20 Made sure; 22 Infant prodigy. Down: 1 Upstairs; 2 Grocer; 3 Etna; 4 Advocate; 5 Held up; 6

Flan; 11 Estimate; 13 Leverage; 15 Indian; 17 On side; 19 Anna; 21 Dart.

Quick: Across: 7 Red Riding Hood; 8 Accepted; 9 Vend; 10 Caress; 12 Berate; 14 Stupor; 16 Endear;

18 Hero; 20 Remember; 22 Dispassionate. Down: 1 Penchant; 2 Grieve; 3 Edit; 4 Inedible; 5 Shiver; 6

Gown; 11 Surprise; 13 Travesty; 15 Prompt; 17 Dement; 19 Exit; 21 Main.

20/01/22 DOUBLE CROSSWORD:

Cryptic: Across: 6 Prophet; 7 Danes; 9 Tot; 10 Adoration; 12 Yellow River; 15 Second-class; 17 How

are you; 19 Rod; 21 Kneel; 22 Desired. Down: 1 Brood; 2 Spy; 3 Lead; 4 Earthiest; 5 Recover; 8

Trowel; 11 Decorated; 13 Ladder; 14 Recount; 16 Cones; 18 Over; 20 Vim.

Quick: Across: 6 Beguile; 7 Quiet; 9 Gay; 10 Stretcher; 12 Deliverance; 15 Storyteller; 17 Provender;

19 Try; 21 Elite; 22 Agility. Down: 1 Decay; 2 Cut; 3 Flat; 4 Purchaser; 5 Defence; 8 Reveal; 11

Depravity; 13 Intone; 14 Startle; 16 Trite; 18 Edge; 20 Old.

21/01/22 DOUBLE CROSSWORD:

Cryptic: Across: 1 Crossroads; 7 Roost; 8 Locusts; 10 Preserve; 11 Opal; 13 Privet; 15 Sponge; 17

Palm; 18 Stickers; 21 Rampage; 22 Fused; 23 Economical. Down: 1 Clove; 2 On the set; 3 Saliva; 4

Once; 5 Dustpan; 6 Graph paper; 9 Silverside; 12 Specific; 14 Islamic; 16 Stream; 19 Easel; 20 Pain.

Quick: Across: 1 By and large; 7 React; 8 Ceramic; 10 Frontier; 11 Glum; 13 Recede; 15 Averse; 17

Norm; 18 Calmness; 21 Edifice; 22 Roast; 23 Play truant. Down: 1 Bravo; 2 Attitude; 3 Decree; 4 Acre;

5 Gambler; 6 Preference; 9 Compensate; 12 Ave Maria; 14 Cordial; 16 Career; 19 Exact; 20 Tiny.

22/01/22 DOUBLE CROSSWORD:

Cryptic: Across: 6 Volumes; 7 Below; 9 Begin; 10 Also-ran; 12 Small-minded; 14 Firm friends; 18 Low

tide; 19 Inert; 21 Heron; 22 Matador. Down: 1 Tower; 2 Nudism; 3 Yes; 4 Heroin; 5 Voyager; 8

Clamber; 11 Florida; 13 Widower; 15 Matron; 16 Denial; 17 Error; 20 Ear.

Quick: Across: 6 Witness; 7 Quirk; 9 Clown; 10 Quality; 12 Artlessness; 14 Benediction; 18 Tempest;

19 Eject; 21 Gaunt; 22 Secrete. Down: 1 Silly; 2 Answer; 3 Use; 4 Sullen; 5 Brutish; 8 Pulsate; 11

Ellipse; 13 Several; 15 Expand; 16 Objure; 17 Acute; 20 New.