Compact crossword - The Scotsman 06/05/14

06/05/14

06/05/14

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Tuesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Very small dogs (10)

8 Inauspicious (7)

9 African capital (5)

10 Fabrication (4)

11 Fade away (4)

12 Unhappy (3)

14 Irritate (coll) (6)

15 Loves deeply (6)

18 Very angry (3)

20 A large water jug (4)

21 Inactive (4)

23 Girl’s name (5)

24 Answer (7)

25 Mediated (10)

DOWN

1 Insect (7)

2 Object of worship (4)

3 Remove from office (6)

4 Ranch (in Latin America) (8)

5 Off the mark (5)

6 Imprisonment (11)

7 Deigns (11)

13 African river (4,4)

16 Very large conifer (7)

17 Keep up one’s spirits (4,2)

19 Submerge (5)

22 Egyptian goddess (4)

Monday’s solution

Across: 7 Smithy, 8 Spigot, 9 Sump, 10 Air-brake, 11 In toto, 12 Locate, 14 Stoker, 17 Punkah, 19 Traction, 21 Rung, 22 Tussle, 23 Outlay.

Down: 1 Impugn, 2 Stopcock, 3 Dynamo, 4 Astral, 5 Liar, 6 Socket, 13 Concrete, 15 Torque, 16 Raider, 17 Pinion, 18 Anneal, 20 Cast.

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