Compact crossword - The Scotsman 05/06/14

05/06/14

05/06/14

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Thursday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Ancestor (10)

7 Artefact (7)

8 A fold (in cloth, etc) (5)

10 Attractive (4)

11 A heavy shower (8)

13 Wealthy (coll) (6)

15 Greek goddess of wisdom (6)

17 Hypocritical (3-5)

18 Competent (4)

21 Abandon (coll) (5)

22 Run riot (7)

23 Brought to a standstill (10)

DOWN

1 Pole position (5)

2 A sale by auction (4)

3 Get to the bottom of (6)

4 Crests of added hair (8)

5 A blot on the landscape (7)

6 Contemplated (10)

9 Intimidated (10)

12 Indifferent (8)

14 An evangelist (7)

16 Eccentric (6)

19 Insipid (5)

20 Out of control (4)

Wednesday’s solution

Across: 7 Abel, 8 Overleaf, 9 Story, 10 Psyched, 12 Wax, 13 Quarterly, 16 By no means, 17 Gnu, 19 Tabloid, 21 Cloth, 23 Postpone, 24 Copy.

Down: 1 Obituary, 2 Blurb, 3 Wok, 4 Newsprint, 5 Clicker, 6 Page, 11 Subeditor, 14 Linotype, 15 Collate, 18 Block, 20 Atop, 22 Web.

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