Compact crossword - The Scotsman 04/12/14

04/12/14

04/12/14

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Thursday’s puzzle

ACROSS

7 Jerusalem (4)

8 Improbable (8)

9 Rascal (5)

10 Leave with (7)

12 Reduction (3)

13 Obeisance (9)

16 Admired (9)

17 Shack (3)

19 Lagged behind (7)

21 Investigation (5)

23 Italian dessert (8)

24 Wild plant (4)

DOWN

1 A medical preparation (8)

2 Goblin (5)

3 However (3)

4 Defamed (9)

5 Steered clear of (7)

6 European mountain range (4)

11 A type of cancer (9)

14 Fell apart (8)

15 Aphorism (7)

18 Look stern (5)

20 Devastation (4)

22 Furrow (3)

Wednesday’s solution:

Across: 1 Atmosphere, 7 Rainout, 8 Rigel, 10 Juno, 11 Argument, 13 Castor, 15 Kendal, 17 Overeasy, 18 Crab, 21 Yeast, 22 Regatta, 23 Astrologer.

Down: 1 Arian or Arien, 2 Moon, 2 Saturn, 4 Hercules, 5 Ragweek, 6 Trajectory, 9 Little bear, 12 Pole Star, 14 Seesaws, 16 Astral, 19 Rotor, 20 Agog.

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