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.

By Debra Fox
Monday, 27th June 2022, 10:34 am

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ANSWERS BELOW - both crossword and cryptic crossword

27/06/22 DOUBLE CROSSWORD:

Cryptic: Across: 1 Relic; 4 Bottles; 8 Made man; 9 Rogue; 10 Need; 11 Medicine; 13 Pomp; 14 Luce;

16 Elephant; 17 Self; 20 Agent; 21 Mandate; 22 Stencil; 23 Press. Down: 1 Roman numerals; 2 Lodge;

3 Camp; 4 Banker; 5 Terminus; 6 Lignite; 7 Scene-shifters; 12 Emphatic; 13 Precede; 15 Enamel;

18 Erase; 19 Snap.

Quick: Across: 1 Flood; 4 Decline; 8 Unclasp; 9 Level; 10 Torn; 11 Stealing; 13 Earl; 14 Else;

16 Slanders; 17 Main; 20 Evade; 21 Overdue; 22 Sweater; 23 Strut. Down: 1 Faultlessness; 2 Occur;

3 Dead; 4 Deputy; 5 Culpable; 6 Invoice; 7 Enlightenment; 12 Gradient; 13 Emanate; 15 Ardour;

18 Adder; 19 Less.

28/06/22 DOUBLE CROSSWORD:

Cryptic: Across: 7 Repair; 8 Stitch; 10 Mineral; 11 Pulse; 12 Crew; 13 Byres; 17 Sight; 18 Tent;

22 Hated; 23 Noisome; 24 Second; 25 Menial. Down: 1 Grimace; 2 Spinner; 3 Fibre; 4 Staples; 5 Still;

6 Sheet; 9 Plaything; 14 Winding; 15 Deposit; 16 Steeple; 19 Chase; 20 Stock; 21 Lines.

Quick: Across: 7 Exempt; 8 Covert; 10 Elector; 11 Verse; 12 Shut; 13 Short; 17 Crash; 18 Lean;

22 Dress; 23 Requite; 24 Ravage; 25 Pieces. Down: 1 Reverse; 2 Revenue; 3 Spite; 4 Convert; 5 Heart;

6 Steer; 9 Orchestra; 14 Presage; 15 Bewitch; 16 Intense; 19 Adore; 20 Heavy; 21 Equip.

29/06/22 DOUBLE CROSSWORD:

Cryptic: Across: 1 Safety net; 8 One; 9 Play the host; 11 Balance; 12 Avail; 13 Inured; 15 Asides;

17 Error; 18 Pontoon; 20 Emerald Isle; 22 Bar; 23 These days. Down: 2 All; 3 Titan; 4 Nieces;

5 Trojans; 6 Lots and lots; 7 Deadly sin; 10 All quarters; 11 Bride-to-be; 14 Earnest; 16 Opiate;

19 Nudge; 21 Lay.

Quick: Across: 1 Boomerang; 8 Ewe; 9 Observation; 11 Extreme; 12 Poser; 13 Foiled; 15 Keep on;

17 Caper; 18 Explore; 20 Annihilated; 22 Arc; 23 Stratagem. Down: 2 Orb; 3 Eerie; 4 Awaken;

5 Glimpse; 6 Lend support; 7 Deference; 10 Sets in place; 11 Effectual; 14 Errands; 16 Tether;

19 Pilot; 21 Eye.

30/06/22 DOUBLE CROSSWORD:

Cryptic: Across: 7 Ochre; 8 Redress; 9 Camelot; 10 Argon; 12 Take a chair; 15 Dyed blonde; 18 Owlet;

19 Tourism; 21 Conform; 22 Gloss. Down: 1 Touch-and-go; 2 Shame; 3 Deal; 4 Writhe; 5 Advanced;

6 Belgian; 11 Narrow miss; 13 Ambition; 14 Decline;

16 On time; 17 Pivot; 20 Urge.

Quick: Across: 7 Maybe; 8 Perfect; 9 Asunder; 10 Avert; 12 Freebooter; 15 Deliberate; 18 Remit;

19 Genteel; 21 Operate; 22 Amiss.

Down: 1 Ambassador; 2 Syrup; 3 Mend; 4 Sparse; 5 Break out; 6 Beneath; 11 Thriftless; 13 Rebuttal;

14 Slumber; 16 Regret; 17 Merit; 20 Near.

01/07/22 DOUBLE CROSSWORD:

Cryptic: Across: 1 Isis; 8 Conviction; 9 Drawback; 10 Magi; 12 Befell; 14 Please; 15 Dimple; 17 Theory;

18 Ages; 19 Bulletin; 21 Oppressors; 22 Eats. Down: 2 Shortening; 3 Scow; 4 On call; 5 Pick up;

6 Stampede; 7 Anti; 11 Go straight; 13 Exposure; 16 Emboss; 17 Tallow; 18 Atom; 20 Ease.

Quick: Across: 1 Seem; 8 Answer back; 9 Babyhood; 10 Camp; 12 Cajole; 14 Deride; 15 Billow;

17 Modern; 18 Snug; 19 Contrite; 21 Counteract; 22 Aunt. Down: 2 Excavation; 3 Many; 4 Ashore;

5 Needed; 6 Obscured; 7 Skip; 11 Moderation; 13 Obliging; 16 Wicked; 17 Manual; 18 Sick; 20 Rota.

02/07/22 DOUBLE CROSSWORD:

Cryptic: Across: 7 No time to spare; 8 Hardship; 9 Oxen; 10 Divest; 12 Spruce; 14 Indoor; 16 Repeal;

18 Etna; 20 Achilles; 22 Reign of terror. Down: 1 Donation; 2 Riddle; 3 Mesh; 4 Composer; 5 Uproar;

6 Tree; 11 Toreador; 13 Chaperon; 15 Orange; 17 Paltry; 19 Then; 21 Hath.

Quick: Across: 7 Expeditiously; 8 Sediment; 9 Tank; 10 Pile-up; 12 Thrash; 14 Brawny; 16 Resume;

18 Grab; 20 Inherent; 22 Foolhardiness. Down: 1 Exterior; 2 Desire; 3 Dire; 4 Dictator; 5 Muster;

6 Plan; 11 Physical; 13 Sameness; 15 Wobble; 17 Strong; 19 Room; 21 Hide.