Yorkshire Evening Post crossword answers: Solutions for this week's daily puzzles

Here are the latest answers to the Yorkshire Evening Post's daily crossword puzzles.

Wednesday, 18th August 2021, 2:52 pm
Updated Monday, 25th October 2021, 9:41 am
These are the answers to the latest Yorkshire Evening Post daily crossword puzzles.

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ANSWERS BELOW - both quick crossword and cryptic crossword

23/10/21

DOUBLE CROSSWORD:

Cryptic: Across: 1 Optimists; 8 Air; 9 Foot the bill; 11 Sheared; 12 Paste; 13 Orange; 15 Groove; 17 Tibet; 18 Annuity; 20 New Year's Day; 22 End; 23 Yardstick. Down: 2 Pro; 3 Mater; 4 Steady; 5 Slipper; 6 Calls to mind; 7 Arch-enemy; 10 One-man bands; 11 Stop thief; 14 Gateway; 16 Career; 19 Norms; 21 Arc.

Quick: Across: 1 Alliances; 8 Rue; 9 For instance; 11 Resolve; 12 Erect; 13 Tussle; 15 Desert; 17 Edify; 18 Insists; 20 Alter course; 22 Eat; 23 Exertions. Down: 2 Leo; 3 Annul; 4 Cutler; 5 Sincere; 6 Predecessor; 7 Hesitates; 10 Resuscitate; 11 Retreated; 14 Layette; 16 Pierce; 19 Stout; 21 Sin.

22/10/21

DOUBLE CROSSWORD:

Cryptic: Across: 1 Armies; 4 Tramps; 9 Hydroelectric; 10 Matches; 11 Aside; 12 Brick; 14 Image; 18 Heaps; 19 Curable; 21 Presentiments; 22 Lining; 23 Cousin. Down: 1 At-home; 2 Mediterranean; 3 Enoch; 5 Reclaim; 6 Marriage banns; 7 Secret; 8 Class; 13 Cistern; 15 Chapel; 16 Acute; 17 Lets in; 20

Romeo.

Quick: Across: 1 Packet; 4 Slight; 9 Electrocution; 10 Strange; 11 Drake; 12 Sheer; 14 Tramp; 18 Model; 19 Artiste; 21 Uncertainties; 22 Tossed; 23 Kennel. Down: 1 Please; 2 Clear the decks; 3 Eaten; 5 Launder; 6 Gain admission; 7 Tender; 8 Cower; 13 Enlarge; 15 Amount; 16 Banal; 17 Vessel; 20 Tense.

21/10/21

DOUBLE CROSSWORD:

Cryptic: Across: 1 Broadcasters; 7 Comet; 8 Rondo; 9 Sue; 10 Shortness; 11 Outset; 12 Abased; 15 Nightmare; 17 Ova; 18 Event; 19 Leave; 21 Storytellers. Down: 1 Brassfounder; 2 Dam; 3 Author; 4 Turntable; 5 Range; 6 Horse-dealers; 7 Cheat; 10 Spectator; 13 Score; 14 Pallet; 16 Great; 20 Ail.

Quick: Across: 1 Psychologist; 7 Sweet; 8 Lunar; 9 One; 10 Shakiness; 11 Defame; 12 Salver; 15 Recollect; 17 Lap; 18 Train; 19 Acrid; 21 Interruption. Down: 1 Preponderate; 2 Hue; 3 Lethal; 4 Gallivant; 5 Since; 6 Prescription; 7 Sheaf; 10 Semblance; 13 Valid; 14 Repair; 16 Chain; 20 Rip.

20/10/21

DOUBLE CROSSWORD:

Cryptic: Across: 4 Aspirin; 8 Enroll; 9 Endless; 10 Coffin; 11 Ernest; 12 Omission; 18 Lie still; 20 Apiece; 21 Graphs; 22 Detroit; 23 Cleave; 24 Healthy. Down: 1 Reactor; 2 Traffic; 3 Claims; 5 Sentence; 6 Island; 7 Insist; 13 Idle rich; 14 Display; 15 Ulysses; 16 Sphere; 17 Petrol; 19 Stroll.

Quick: Across: 4 Process; 8 Maroon; 9 Startle; 10 Tattoo; 11 Outset; 12 Talisman; 18 Reliable; 20 Frolic; 21 Stolid; 22 Midriff; 23 Scythe; 24 Readily. Down: 1 Imitate; 2 Brittle; 3 Joyous; 5 Rational; 6 Curate; 7 Silver; 13 Merciful; 14 Ability; 15 Meddler; 16 Praise; 17 Glared; 19 Intact.

19/10/21

DOUBLE CROSSWORD:

Cryptic: Across: 1 If you please; 9 Odd; 10 Gatecrash; 11 Stern; 13 Feather; 14 Depose; 16 Instep; 18 Rosette; 19 Spied; 20 Transport; 21 Was; 22 Stay-at-homes. Down: 2 Fed; 3 Organ; 4 Put off; 5 Enchain; 6 Spaghetti; 7 Considerate; 8 Chiropodist; 12 En passant; 15 Satisfy; 17 Set out; 19 Set-to; 21 Woe.

Quick: Across: 1 Disillusion; 9 Eye; 10 Guarantee; 11 Event; 13 Expense; 14 Escort; 16 Entomb; 18 Impulse; 19 Tutor; 20 Universal; 21 Act; 22 Incessantly. Down: 2 Ire; 3 Ingot; 4 Leader; 5 Sharpen; 6 Out-and-out; 7 Deleterious; 8 Reverberate; 12 Exception; 15 Relieve; 17 Versus; 19 Talon; 21 All.

18/10/21

DOUBLE CROSSWORD:

Cryptic: Across: 1 Unto; 3 Distaste; 9 Lantern; 10 Oiler; 11 Lost for words; 13 Option; 15 Agenda; 17 Master of arts; 20 At sea; 21 Saracen; 22 Latitude; 23 Fret. Down: 1 Ugly look; 2 Tongs; 4 Ignore; 5 Thoroughfare; 6 Saladin; 7 Earl; 8 Self-portrait; 12 Bassinet; 14 Transit; 16 Erased; 18 Recur; 19 Ball.

Quick: Across: 1 Rite; 3 Gamblers; 9 Amateur; 10 Macaw; 11 Song of praise; 13 Recess; 15 Edison; 17 Stormy petrel; 20 Cadet; 21 Outlaws; 22 Enlisted; 23 Shed. Down: 1 Reassure; 2 Train; 4 Abrupt; 5 Bombardments; 6 Excuses; 7 Sewn; 8 Demonstrates; 12 Enclosed; 14 Citadel; 16 Bygone; 18 Reach;

19 Ache.

16/10/21

DOUBLE CROSSWORD:

Cryptic: Across: 6 Therapy; 7 Lotus; 9 Print; 10 Visitor; 12 Churchgoers; 14 Takes the lot; 18 Repairs; 19 Nears; 21 Set-to; 22 Observe. Down: 1 There; 2 Trench; 3 Ape; 4 Domino; 5 Humours; 8 Lighter; 11 Oratory; 13 Paperer; 15 Ecarte; 16 Opener; 17 Drove; 20 Ebb.

Quick: Across: 6 Arrival; 7 Astir; 9 Steep; 10 Asperse; 12 Stimulation; 14 Reiteration; 18 Furtive; 19 Sleep; 21 Drill; 22 Asinine. Down: 1 Brute; 2 Divert; 3 Gay; 4 Aspect; 5 Mission; 8 Isolate; 11 Improve; 13 Require; 15 Tattle; 16 Oblong; 17 Being; 20 Use.