Compact crossword - The Scotsman 07/05/15

07/05/15

07/05/15

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Thursday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Disgraceful (10)

7 Foul (7)

8 Fundamental (5)

10 Run with a long stride (4)

11 Timetable (8)

13 Never again (2,4)

15 Heavy, dull food (6)

17 Fit together (8)

18 Study hard (4)

21 Edge furtively (5)

22 Southern European (7)

23 Modest (10)

DOWN

1 Economic downturn (5)

2 Pivot (4)

3 Derive (6)

4 The text of an opera, etc (8)

5 In poor health (7)

6 Promenades (10)

9 Type of orange (10)

12 Crisp, salted biscuits (8)

14 Took up residence (5,2)

16 Environment (6)

19 Wrest (5)

20 Spanish painter (1904-89) (4)

Grid K

Wednesday’s solution:

Across: 7 Snap, 8 Kentucky, 9 Fried, 10 Chicken, 12 Ivy, 13 Secretary,. 16 Treasurer, 17 Sty, 19 Morning, 21 After, 23 Lentando, 24 Lock.

Down: 1 Engraver, 2 Apres, 3 Ski, 4 Uncharted, 5 Succoth, 6 Skye, 11 Repugnant, 14 Retrench, 15 Magnate, 18 Of old, 20 Open, 22 Top.

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