Portsmouth News crossword answers: Here are the solutions for the daily puzzles on The News

From ‘Cane’ to ‘Enrol’ – here are the answers you've been looking for.

Monday, 25th October 2021, 9:44 am
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Because of a delay in updating these daily solutions, below you’ll find the answers to The News’ puzzles published between Sunday, October 17, and Sunday, October 24.

Cryptic

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 17

Across: 1 Opera singer; 9 Regatta; 10 Piped; 11 Manse; 12 Talents; 13 Cavity; 15 Casein; 18 Arch-foe; 20 Chase; 22 Canal; 23 Bounded; 24 Typewriters.Down: 2 Pagan; 3 Retreat; 4 Starts; 5 Nepal; 6 Expense; 7 From scratch; 8 Odds and ends; 14 Vacancy; 16 Account; 17 Member; 19 False; 21 Alder.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 18

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.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19

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.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 20

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.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21

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.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22

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.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23

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.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 24

Across: 1 Tots; 3 Cataract; 8 Laud; 9 Foursome; 11 Outward bound; 13 Eleven; 14 Stroke; 17 Chimney sweep; 20 Absentee; 21 Pawn; 22 Everyone; 23 Free.Down: 1 Talk over; 2 Trustee; 4 Avoids; 5 Air hostess; 6 Adorn; 7 Tree; 10 Paper money; 12 Response; 15 Open air; 16 Demean; 18 Haste; 19 Cane.

Quick

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 17

Across: 1 Abnormality; 9 Parvenu; 10 Serve; 11 Ended; 12 Dissent; 13 Looter; 15 Wanton; 18 Trestle; 20 Train; 22 Orate; 23 Despoil; 24 Necromancer.Down: 2 Bared; 3 Overdue; 4 Mounds; 5 Lists; 6 Torrent; 7 Appellation; 8 Pertinently; 14 Overawe; 16 Artisan; 17 Seldom; 19 Their; 21 Adore.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 18

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.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19

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.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 20

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.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21

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.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22

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.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23

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.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 24

Across: 1 Cite; 3 Disperse; 8 Load; 9 Starving; 11 Instructions; 13 Remote; 14 Murder; 17 Perspiration; 20 Adroitly; 21 Etch; 22 Allegory; 23 Prod.Down: 1 Colliery; 2 Transom; 4 Intact; 5 Particular; 6 Reign; 7 Edge; 10 Protesting; 12 Drenched; 15 Drifter; 16 Pillar; 18 Enrol; 19 Saga.