Compact crossword - The Scotsman 09/02/15

09/02/15

09/02/15

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Monday’s puzzle

ACROSS

7 Together (6)

8 Affirms (6)

9 Exude (4)

10 Musical work (8)

11 Inheritance (6)

12 Capital of Lesotho (6)

14 Preoccupy (6)

17 Steel helmet (3,3)

19 Inferred (8)

21 Bunkum (4)

22 Having a husky voice (6)

23 Grunted (6)

DOWN

1 Chant (6)

2 Cheapest ac-commodation (8)

3 Foolish behaviour (6)

4 Crowded (6)

5 Western alliance (4)

6 More visionary (6)

13 Shoal (8)

15 Panda’s diet (6)

16 Device for receiving a plug (6)

17 Military display (6)

18 Showy flower (6)

20 Former Italian currency (4)

Saturday’s solution

Across: 1 Stops, 4 Alone, 10 Amber, 11 Proverb, 12 Narrator, 13 Fiji, 15 Fleece, 17 Sparse, 19 Clam, 20 Colombia, 23 Nothing, 24 Irate, 25 Adept, 26 Cease.

Down: 2 Tuber, 3 Parlance, 5 Loot, 6 Needier, 7 Magnificent, 8 Spoor, 9 Obliterates, 14 Opposite, 16 Exalted, 18 Rough, 21 Brass, 22 Wimp.

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