Compact crossword - The Scotsman 08/05/15

08/05/15

08/05/15

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Friday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Less advanced (6)

4 Place of instruction (6)

9 Subtraction (5)

10 Strip (7)

11 Loo (abbrev) (3)

12 __-__ 13 across (4-5)

13 Camera users’ hobby (11)

18 Spanish motorway (9)

21 Greek X (3)

22 Small falcon (7)

23 Ponder (5)

24 String of invective (6)

25 Prudent (6)

DOWN

1 Muddle (6)

2 Ancient Assyrian capital (7)

3 Violent attack (5)

5 Mark under letter ‘c’ (7)

6 At an advantage (3-2)

7 Tinsel (anag) (6)

8 At which to sell unwanted goods (North America) (7,4)

14 Reduced gradually (7)

15 Mangling (7)

16 Blazer (6)

17 American coin (6)

19 Immobilising gun (5)

20 Thespian (5)

Thursday’s solution:

Across: 1 Scandalous, 7 Squalid, 8 Basic, 10 Lope, 11 Schedule, 13 No more, 15 Stodge, 17 Dovetail, 18 Swot, 21 Sidle, 22 Italian, 23 Unassuming.

Down: 1 Slump, 2 Axle, 3 Deduce, 4 Libretto, 5 Unsound, 6 Esplanades, 9 Clementine, 12 Pretzels, 14 Moved in, 16 Milieu, 19 Wring, 20 Dali.

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