The Guardian Speedy Crossword

Updated: 1 September 2019

The Guardian Speedy Crossword

Across

1
Across
Optimistic
UPBEAT
4
Across
Big Top
CIRCUS
9
Across
Tomato sauce
KETCHUP
10
Across
Sky blue
AZURE
11
Across
Boredom
ENNUI
12
Across
Ballroom dance
ONESTEP
13
Across
Unexceptional
COMMONPLACE
18
Across
Witty aphorism
EPIGRAM
20
Across
Anxious, nervous
TENSE
22
Across
Cancel
ABORT
23
Across
Artlessness
NAIVETY
24
Across
Short disquisitions
ESSAYS
25
Across
Cheapen
DEMEAN

Down

1
Down
Maintenance
UPKEEP
2
Down
Conductor's stick
BATON
3
Down
Lack of belief in a god
ATHEISM
5
Down
Enraged
IRATE
6
Down
Biting, sarcastic
CAUSTIC
7
Down
Himalayan guide
SHERPA
8
Down
Date
APPOINTMENT
14
Down
Foreboding
OMINOUS
15
Down

LATRINE
16
Down
Envoy
LEGATE
17
Down
Trust
RELYON
19
Down
Make a second attempt
RETRY
21
Down
Female relative
NIECE

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