Compact crossword - The Scotsman 05/09/15

05/09/15

05/09/15

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Saturday’s puzzle

ACROSS

7 Imprudent (3-10)

9 A round building (especially domed) (7)

10 Bequeath (5)

11 Necessity (4)

12 Boy’s name (5)

16 A high steep rock (5)

17 Thick string (4)

21 A unit of heat (5)

22 Duplicate (7)

23 Ancient (coll) (3,2,3,5)

DOWN

1 Full of energy (7)

2 Overpraise (7)

3 A straight (5)

4 Pastoral (7)

5 Deck out (5)

6 Snake (5)

8 Keeping others at arm’s length (5-6)

13 Stain (7)

14 Distinguished (7)

15 Unfavourable (7)

18 Hassock (5)

19 At hand (5)

20 Short-and-sweet (5)

Yesterday’s solution

Across: 1 Glide, 4 Stump, 10 Realm, 11 Hangman, 12 Chapbook, 13 Inge, 15 Fizzle, 17 Aurora, 19 X-ray, 20 Wide-eyed, 23 Neology, 24 Brawn, 25 Ester, 26 Kelso.

Down: 2 Llama, 3 Dumb-bell, 5 Tank, 6 Memento, 7 Price-fixing, 8 Oh boy, 9 Unrewarding, 14 Queen bee, 16 Zealous, 18 Vinyl, 21 Yeats, 22 Joke.

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