Compact crossword - The Scotsman 02/09/15

02/09/15

02/09/15

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Wednesday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Unquestioning (8)

5 Flightless bird (4)

9 Choral composition (5)

10 One rummaging for food (7)

11 Violation (12)

13 Of a sloping type (6)

14 One had (anag) (4-2)

17 Writing fluid that cannot be seen (9,3)

20 Awaiting (2,5)

21 Fatigued (5)

22 Charter (4)

23 School break (8)

DOWN

1 Metrical foot (4)

2 Garden flower (7)

3 Interval (12)

4 Baby (6)

6 Hearth (5)

7 Annoyance (8)

8 Disrespectfully (12)

12 Become smaller (8)

15 Old Roman coins (7)

16 Lower oneself with a rope (6)

18 Eyeshield (5)

19 Lazy (4)

Tuesday’s solution

Across: 1 Social, 4 Static, 9 Phantom, 10 Purge, 11 Lemur, 12 Impress, 13 Vindication, 18 Suppose, 20 Recto, 22 Hosea, 23 Caveats, 24 Reeled, 25 Uses up.

Down: 1 Supple, 2 Charm, 3 Altered, 5 Top up, 6 Torpedo, 7 Crease, 8 Omniscience, 14 Impasse, 15 Thrives, 16 Esther, 17 Gossip, 19 Orate, 21 Crass.

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