Compact crossword - The Scotsman 06/03/13

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Wednesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Bird of the pheasant family (6,4)

7 Unbroken sequences (8)

8 Jacob’s twin (4)

9 Amalgamate (5)

10 Pipit (7)

12 People entering a ship (8,5)

15 Freshwater duck (7)

17 Wading bird (5)

20 Eastern European (4)

21 Sticky (8)

22 Migratory bird (6,4)

DOWN

1 Web-footed bird (5)

2 Whole number (7)

3 Sea eagle (4)

4 Pink bird (8)

5 Castor (5)

6 Macaw (6)

11 Unit of power (8)

13 Golden yellow bird (6)

14 Attired (anag) (7)

16 Donor (5)

18 Black bird (5)

19 Smart and fashionable (4)

Tuesday’s solution

Across: 8 IPA, 9 Propagate, 10 Polka, 11 Grapnel, 12 Engineer, 14 Draw, 15 Roam, 16 Marauded, 20 Puccini, 21 Reefs, 23 Lampooned, 24 Spa.

Down: 1 Simple, 2 Wail, 3 Sprain, 4 Congregations, 5 Pagan, 6 Garnered,7 Fellow, 13 Glaucoma, 15 Ripple, 17 Abrade, 18 Dismal, 19 Bison, 22 Ease.

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