Compact Crossword - The Scotsman 07/11/13

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Thursday’s puzzle...

Across

7 Trundle (along) (4)

8 Complies with (6,2)

9 Break in pieces (5)

10 Checked in growth (7)

12 Offer (3)

13 Keeping in custody (9)

16 Commemorate (9)

17 Sprout (3)

19 Wither (7)

21 Greek story-teller (5)

23 Fine, soft goat’s hair (8)

24 Cut off (4)

DOWN

1 A member of the dolphin family (8)

2 Unadorned (5)

3 Wicked (3)

4 Diverts attention (9)

5 Intent (7)

6 Skilful (4)

11 Gun dog (9)

14 Emotional instability (8)

15 Great pleasure (7)

18 Worktable (5)

20 Cure (4)

22 Garden plot (3)

Wednesday’s solution

Across: 1 Mumbo jumbo, 7 Organza, 8 Twist, 10 Ruth, 11 Hear hear, 13 Podium, 15 Jekyll, 17 Inferior, 18 Scud, 21 Noose,

22 Nureyev, 23 Statuesque. Down: 1 Might, 2 Minx, 3 Okayed, 4 Upturned, 5 Bribery, 6 Corruption, 9 Turtledove, 12 Nutrient,

14 Defrost, 16 Bonnie, 19 Clyde, 20 Iraq.

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