Compact crossword - The Scotsman 03/04/15

03/04/15
03/04/15
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Friday’s puzzle

ACROSS

7 All methods permitted (2,5,6)

9 Gary _, footballer (7)

10 Immobilising gun (5)

11 Machinegun (4)

12 Home (5)

16 Outspoken (5)

17 _ of Ord, small place near Beauly Firth (4)

21 City in northern Italy (5)

22 Asked courteously (7)

23 Providing two sheets of glass (6-7)

DOWN

1 European language (7)

2 Strait (7)

3 Man (coll) (5)

4 Mediterranean islanders (7)

5 Angry (5)

6 Embellish (5)

8 Going to the top of (11)

13 Crease (7)

14 Abridge (7)

15 Precocious child (7)

18 Den (5)

19 Bunch (5)

20 Of birds (5)

Thursday’s solution

Across: 1 Resettle, 5 Chic, 9 Knock, 10 Consist, 11 Breakthrough, 13 Worthy, 14 Adjoin, 17 Eccentricity, 20 Pointed, 21 Iliad, 22 Apex, 23 Meanders.

Down: 1 Rake, 2 Scourer, 3 Take a shine to, 4 Locate, 6 Haiku, 7 Catching, 8 Introduction, 12 Sweetpea, 15 Outline, 16 Grudge, 18 Chide, 19 Odes.