Compact crossword - The Scotsman 12/06/15

12/06/15

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Friday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Increasing (5)

4 Pale (5)

10 Higher (5)

11 Burning mountain (7)

12 Artificial eloquence (8)

13 Sidepiece of a door (4)

15 Lethargic person (6)

17 Claim (6)

19 Slim (4)

20 Reached most exciting point (8)

23 Rumbles (anag) (7)

24 Thread (5)

25 Raising agent (5)

26 Bravery (5)

DOWN

2 Small isolated hill (5)

3 Hypnotic (8)

5 Wait on telephone (4)

6 Light scone (7)

7 Vitreous silica (6,5)

8 Shaped like an egg (5)

9 Dual purpose (6-5)

14 Full beam (anag) (8)

16 Find the size (7)

18 Exaltation (5)

21 Three-masted vessel (5)

22 Wader (4)

Thursday’s solution

Grid G

Across: 1 Goalkeeper, 7 Impotent, 8 Elan, 9 Sneak, 10 Tantrum, 12 On solid ground, 15 Striker, 17 If not, 20 Diva, 21 Indirect, 22 Book-keeper.

Down: 1 Gamin, 2 Avocado, 3 Knew, 4 Estranged, 5 Evert, 6 Saturn, 11 Limerick, 13 Nitwit, 14 Offer up, 16 Idaho, 18 Occur, 19 Idle.

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