Sunderland Echo crossword answers: Here are the solutions for our latest batch of puzzles

Here are the latest answers for the Sunderland Echo’s daily puzzles.

Monday, 2nd August 2021, 2:57 pm

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ANSWERS BELOW - both crossword and cryptic crossword

02/08/21 DOUBLE CROSSWORD:

Cryptic: Across: 1 Silent comedy; 7 Cobra; 8 Neath; 9 Sit; 10 In the dark; 11 Inhale; 12 Regret; 15

Somnolent; 17 Ire; 18 Locum; 19 Gates; 21 Swing the lead. Down: 1 Suits himself; 2 Nib; 3 Chaste; 4

Mincemeat; 5 Drama; 6 Shake the head; 7 Catch; 10 Isle of Man; 13 Rails; 14 Height; 16 Macaw; 20

Tee.

Quick: Across: 1 Predominated; 7 Set up; 8 Adder; 9 Inn; 10 Spineless; 11 Sledge; 12 Belief; 15

Ineptness; 17 All; 18 Irate; 19 Erase; 21 Fearlessness. Down: 1 Public spirit; 2 Out; 3 Impair; 4

Awareness; 5 Endue; 6 Trustfulness; 7 Since; 10 Sightseer; 13 Image; 14 Delete; 16 Evade; 20 Ass.

03/08/21 DOUBLE CROSSWORD:

Cryptic: Across: 1 Secure; 4 Doubts; 9 Every other day; 10 Raiment; 11 Scion; 12 Sally; 14 Hedge; 18

Reels; 19 Descent; 21 Perfectionist; 22 Stress; 23 Irises. Down: 1 Steers; 2 Clerical error; 3 Rhyme; 5

Oversee; 6 Budding genius; 7 Saying; 8 State; 13 Listens; 15 Gropes; 16 Adits; 17 Status; 20 Scour.

Quick: Across: 1 Rotate; 4 Depart; 9 Curtain-raiser; 10 Retract; 11 Timid; 12 Waver; 14 Edict; 18

Occur; 19 Steamer; 21 Counter attack; 22 Detect; 23 Maiden. Down: 1 Record; 2 Turn to account; 3

Tiara; 5 Exalted; 6 Assume command; 7 Tirade; 8 Unite; 13 Erratic; 15 Forced; 16 Usurp; 17 Broken;

20 Extra.

04/08/21 DOUBLE CROSSWORD:

Cryptic: Across: 1 Estranges; 8 Ale; 9 Paper profit; 11 Recedes; 12 Rouse; 13 Prompt; 15 Usages; 17

Occur; 18 Tankard; 20 Rainy season; 22 Nod; 23 Lodestone. Down: 2 Spa; 3 Aired; 4 Garish; 5 Safaris;

6 Cat burglars; 7 Depressed; 10 Pack of cards; 11 Reproving; 14 Partial; 16 Stayed; 19 Needs; 21

Own.

Quick: Across: 1 Incapable; 8 Rue; 9 Penultimate; 11 Succeed; 12 Prove; 13 Proper; 15 Reside; 17

Eland; 18 Unaware; 20 Circumspect; 22 Lie; 23 Extremity. Down: 2 Nee; 3 Pulse; 4 Blinds; 5 Example;

6 Predominate; 7 Persevere; 10 Necromancer; 11 Supremely; 14 Endorse; 16 Tumult; 19 Aisle; 21

Cut.

05/08/21 DOUBLE CROSSWORD:

Cryptic: Across: 7 Hitch 8 Leather; 9 Morocco; 10 Theta; 12 Screen test; 15 Pianoforte; 18 Takes; 19

Darling; 21 Coroner; 22 Zebra. Down: 1 Chimney pot; 2 Stare; 3 Chic; 4 Alcove; 5 Martinet; 6 Thieves;

11 Act the goat; 13 Crossing; 14 Backers; 16 Orders; 17 Limbs; 20 Raze

Quick: Across: 7 Novel; 8 Collect; 9 Imitate; 10 Noted; 12 Scandalous; 15 Supplanted; 18 Satan; 19

Mariner; 21 Perusal; 22 Owing. Down: 1 Antithesis; 2 Avoid; 3 Flea; 4 Screen; 5 Elongate; 6 Section;

11 Discourage; 13 Coldness; 14 Upstart; 16 Namely; 17 Antic; 20 Room.

06/08/21 DOUBLE CROSSWORD:

Cryptic: Across: 1 Pupa; 8 Bill poster; 9 Remedial; 10 List; 12 Scares; 14 Seaman; 15 Avenue; 17

Brewed; 18 Drab; 19 Alderman; 21 Adjustment; 22 Easy. Down: 2 Undercover; 3 Able; 4 Plains; 5

Spells; 6 Ask leave; 7 Grit; 11 Stalemates; 13 Runabout; 16 Enacts; 17 Bodied; 18 Dray; 20 Rate.

Quick: Across: 1 Torn; 8 Earthquake; 9 Protract; 10 Gape; 12 Ignite; 14 Maiden; 15 Loiter; 17 Reeled;

18 User; 19 Consider; 21 Disappoint; 22 Amen. Down: 2 Outrageous; 3 Neat; 4 Ornate; 5 Rhythm; 6

Quagmire; 7 Cede; 11 Precedence; 13 Interval; 16 Recipe; 17 Rancid; 18 Undo; 20 Iota.

07/08/21 DOUBLE CROSSWORD:

Cryptic: Across: 7 Rotary presses; 8 Tipstaff; 9 Idol; 10 Gander; 12 Lieder; 14 Reveal; 16 Sister; 18

Well; 20 Air force; 22 Senselessness. Down: 1 Boniface; 2 Raised; 3 Myna; 4 Profiles; 5 Aspire; 6

Nero; 11 Reliable; 13 Exercise; 15 Enlist; 17 Spoons; 19 Even; 21 Rest.

Quick: Across: 7 Magnification; 8 Disperse; 9 Part; 10 Mirror; 12 Thrust; 14 Arrest; 16 Desire; 18 Slot;

20 Abstract; 22 Painstakingly. Down: 1 Familiar; 2 Sniper; 3 Afar; 4 Accented; 5 Stupor; 6 Poor; 11

Retracts; 13 Strictly; 15 Extend; 17 Spring; 19 Lead; 21 Sake.