News Letter crossword answers: Here are the solutions for yesterday’s daily puzzles

From Astrologer to Meander here are the answers you’ve been looking for

By Community reporter
Tuesday, 17th May 2022, 10:08 am

JP Daily:

16/05/22

DOUBLE CROSSWORD:

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Cryptic: Across: 7 Altar; 8 Rioters; 9 Tickets; 10 Fault; 12 First of all; 15 Incapacity; 18 Deter; 19 Neutron; 21 Galleon; 22 Angel. Down: 1 Mastermind; 2 Stick; 3 Free; 4 Wrists; 5 Confront; 6 Refusal; 11 Tolerantly; 13 Importer; 14 Scuttle; 16 Canine; 17 Drags; 20 Utah.

Quick: Across: 7 Earth; 8 Subject; 9 Observe; 10 Taper; 12 Stentorian; 15 Incendiary; 18 Naive; 19 Strikes; 21 Reviles; 22 False. Down: 1 Decoration; 2 Erase; 3 Char; 4 Astern; 5 Abattoir; 6 Despoil; 11 Ringmaster; 13 Tenderly; 14 Achieve; 16 Insist; 17 Skill; 20 Rife.

17/05/22

DOUBLE CROSSWORD:

Cryptic: Across: 1 Stud; 8 Infallible; 9 Attended; 10 Ends; 12 Yearly; 14 Eat out; 15 Miller; 17 Stroll; 18 Left; 19 Contract; 21 Man of parts; 22 Hang. Down: 2 Toe the line; 3 Dime; 4 Off day; 5 Pledge; 6 Director; 7 Pews; 11 Double chin; 13 Relation; 16 Recipe; 17 Sundry; 18 Lima; 20 Rush.

Quick: Across: 1 Lass; 8 Triumphant; 9 Complete; 10 Seep; 12 Artist; 14 Evince; 15 Static; 17 Treble; 18 Scar; 19 Maneater; 21 Felicitous; 22 Over. Down: 2 Autocratic; 3 Stop; 4 Divest; 5 Impede; 6 Chastise; 7 Step; 11 Excellence; 13 Intermix; 16 Commit; 17 Tendon; 17 Sift; 20 Also.

18/05/22

DOUBLE CROSSWORD:

Cryptic: Across: 7 Hunting season; 8 Continue; 9 Deed; 10 Weasel; 12 Ordeal; 14 Anklet; 16 Damson; 18 Aria; 20 Generate; 22 High and mighty. Down: 1 European; 2 States; 3 Anon; 4 Asteroid; 5 Raided; 6 Bole; 11 Litigant; 13 Apostate; 15 Loathe; 17 Mirage; 19 Rail; 21 Name.

Quick: Across: 7 Indispensable; 8 Dispense; 9 Room; 10 Caress; 12 Talent; 14 Recess; 16 Remote; 18 Chic; 20 Effusive; 22 Dispassionate. Down: 1 Indicate; 2 Simple; 3 Open; 4 Ancestor; 5 Barrel; 6 Also; 11 Suspense; 13 Nativity; 15 Escape; 17 Musing; 19 Hail; 21 Fair.

19/05/22

DOUBLE CROSSWORD:

Cryptic: Across: 6 Niggard; 7 Admit; 9 Thy; 10 Ephemeral; 12 Hunger march; 15 Painted lady; 17 Breakneck; 19 Gem; 21 Stale; 22 Logbook. Down: 1 Sight; 2 Age; 3 Drop; 4 Idle hands; 5 Finance; 8 Petrol; 11 Turntable; 13 Greens; 14 Narrate; 16 Depot; 18 Chop; 20 Ebb.

Quick: Across: 6 Disable; 7 Delay; 9 Lay; 10 Incessant; 12 Philatelist; 15 Controversy; 17 Flatterer; 19 Sly; 21 Feint; 22 Release. Down: 1 Vital; 2 Ban; 3 Plan; 4 Senseless; 5 Sadness; 8 Settle; 11 Whetstone; 13 Loosen; 14 Boulder; 16 Clasp; 18 Even; 20 Bet.

20/05/22

DOUBLE CROSSWORD:

Cryptic: Across: 1 Detonation; 7 Aroma; 8 Toddler; 10 Long shot; 11 Harp; 13 Recipe; 15 Damsel; 17 Aces; 18 Reserved; 21 Earnest; 22 Dense; 23 By and large. Down: 1 Drown; 2 Transept; 3 Notion; 4 To-do; 5 Orleans; 6 Tailor-made; 9 Rope ladder; 12 Lavender; 14 Clearly; 16 Dental; 19 Venue; 20

Lean.

Quick: Across: 1 Particular; 7 Aired; 8 Special; 10 Dismayed; 11 Ring; 13 Employ; 15 Street; 17 Drop; 18 Well-to-do; 21 Diploma; 22 Avers; 23 Prospectus. Down: 1 Parts; 2 Radiator; 3 Instep; 4 Used; 5 Asinine; 6 Hard-headed; 9 Lighthouse; 12 Stalwart; 14 Prosper; 16 Relate; 19 Omens; 20 Toss.

21/05/22

DOUBLE CROSSWORD:

Cryptic: Across: 6 Arbiter; 7 Pairs; 9 Seems; 10 Chinese; 12 Information; 14 Part-time job; 18 Hundred; 19 Lathe; 21 Sever; 22 Spooner. Down: 1 Armed; 2 Airman; 3 Hew; 4 Walnut; 5 Press on; 8 Chimney; 11 Conifer; 13 Salutes; 15 Tidier; 16 Orator; 17 Thief; 20 Apt.

Quick: Across: 6 Aqueous; 7 Story; 9 Piety; 10 Arrival; 12 Provocation; 14 Incredulity; 18 Clarity; 19 Droll; 21 Addle; 22 Succour. Down: 1 Equip; 2 Better; 3 Due; 4 Strict; 5 Creator; 8 Prickle; 11 Avidity; 13 Include; 15 Rarely; 16 Thrice; 17 Flout; 20 Hut.

JP Weekly:

DOUBLE CROSSWORD:

Cryptic: Across: 7 Telephone call; 8 Spotless; 9 Ulna; 10 Dearth; 12 Optics; 14 Reform; 16 Desert; 18 Give; 20 Make a row; 22 Second helping. Down: 1 Set piece; 2 Tester; 3 Shoe; 4 One’s word; 5 Acquit; 6 Plan; 11 Homemade; 13 Cartoons; 15 Oberon; 17 Stamps; 19 Idea; 21 Kiel.

Quick: Across: 7 Proving ground; 8 Stiletto; 9 Ruse; 10 Career; 12 Trench; 14 Status; 16 Casual; 18 Lido; 20 Reserved; 22 Laughing stock. Down: 1 Protract; 2 Evolve; 3 Gnat; 4 Agnostic; 5 Coarse; 6 Onus; 11 Restrain; 13 Coalesce; 15 Trough; 17 Sprite; 19 Iran; 21 Sage.