Compact crossword – The Scotsman 02/04/14

02/04/2014
02/04/2014
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Wednesday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Secret plan (10)

7 Straight away (5,3)

8 Flatten (4)

9 Jumped (5)

10 Rather hungry (7)

12 Written order issued by police (6,7)

15 Flammable alcohol (7)

17 High interest rate (5)

20 Weapons (4)

21 Mould (8)

22 Hades (10)

DOWN

1 Wrongdoing (5)

2 It has nil chance of success (2-5)

3 1 across (4)

4 Armed soldier (8)

5 Prison (slang) (5)

6 Toxin (6)

11 Choke (8)

13 Illegally obtain (6)

14 Cattle thief (7)

16 Incendiarism (5)

18 Considered (5)

19 Small merganser (4)

Tuesday’s solution

Across: 8 Den, 9 Precedent, 10 Undue, 11 Examine, 12 Trawlers, 14 Pink, 15 Them, 16 All right, 20 Rooting, 21 Grail, 23 Wisconsin, 24 Pen.

Down: 1 Adjust, 2 Enid, 3 Appeal, 4 Meteorologist, 5 Medal, 6 Refning, 7 Streak, 13 Alehouse, 15 Throws, 17 Regent, 18 Talent, 19 Gigot, 22 Alps.