Compact crossword - The Scotsman 03/02/15

03/02/15

03/02/15

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Tuesday’s puzzle

ACROSS

8 Broach (3)

9 Open-mindedness (9)

10 Norwegian playwright (1828-1906) (5)

11 Old Testament book (7)

12 Forceful (8)

14 West Coast ferry port (4)

15 Chess piece (4)

16 Maltreat (8)

20 North Italian city (7)

21 Purvey (5)

23 Put on record (9)

24 Gratuity (3)

DOWN

1 Clothing (6)

2 Imitates (4)

3 Group of lines in a poem (6)

4 A bitter verbal quarrel (8-5)

5 Shape (5)

6 A group of musicians (8)

7 Motive (6)

13 Pathfinders (8)

15 An old stringed instrument (6)

17 Wealth (6)

18 In ecstasy (6)

19 Deficient (5)

22 Convey (4)

Monday’s solution

Across: 1 Bisect, 4 Amoral, 9 Risible, 10 Ketch, 11 Cairn, 12 Terrier, 13 Continental, 18 Climate, 20 Rebus, 22 Olive, 23 Cremona, 24 Length, 25 Myrtle.

Down: 1 Barack, 2 Sushi, 3 Cabinet, 5 Maker, 6 Retsina, 7 Lahore, 8 Rest in peace, 14 Opinion, 15 Nursery, 16 School, 17 Estate, 19 Agent, 21 Boost.

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