Compact crossword - The Scotsman 08/04/15

08/04/15
08/04/15
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Wednesday’s puzzle

ACROSS

7 Couple (4)

8 Floor-covering (8)

9 French capital (5)

10 Strong feeling (7)

12 Several (3)

13 11 down of 18 down-20 down (9)

16 Former stadium in west London (5,4)

17 Distorted (3)

19 Parts of speech (7)

21 Joyful (5)

23 Implied (8)

224 Sprain (4)

DOWN

1 Open grassland (8)

2 Apples eg (5)

3 Winged insect (3)

4 Hostile feeling (9)

5 Of long-standing (3-4)

6 Victor _, French poet (4)

11 Person with a curved spine (9)

14 Abandoned (8)

15 Spire (7)

18 French word meaning our (5)

20 Pantomime lady (4)

22 Pigpen (3)

Tuesday’s solution

Grid C

Across: 1 Widespread, 8 Chancer, 9 Cobra, 10 Lope, 11 Anon, 12 Rug, 14 Modern, 15 Beluga, 18 Tug, 20 Vary, 21 Bide, 23 Overt, 24 Abolish, 25 Emissaries.

Down: 1 Wrapped, 2 Duct, 3 Spring, 4 Recanted, 5 Amber, 6 Acclamation, 7 Bangladeshi, 13 Gravitas, 16 Unifies, 17 Armada, 19 Gleam, 22 Topi.