Compact crossword - The Scotsman 16/10/14

16/10/14

16/10/14

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Thursday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Having distinct limits (8)

5 A unit of mass (abbrev) (4)

9 A milk-cart (5)

10 Egg-shaped (7)

11 Police informers (5-7)

13 Win over (6)

14 A mark of infamy (6)

17 Without fail (12)

20 Inactivity (7)

21 Expose oneself to (5)

22 Smooth (4)

23 Organised crime (8)

DOWN

1 Weak-minded (4)

2 Treated with contempt (7)

3 Supporters of independence (12)

4 Company of actors, dancers, etc (6)

6 US state (5)

7 Abroad (8)

8 Established (12)

12 Give an account of (8)

15 Area of north-west Spain (7)

16 Capital of Canada (6)

18 Female relative (5)

19 Stepped on (4)

Wednesday’s solution:

Across: 1 Recuperate, 7 Strained, 8 X-ray, 9 Colic, 10 Vaccine, 12 German measles, 15 Vitamin, 17 Cough, 20 Wing, 21 Outraged, 22 Strengthen.

Down: 1 Ratio, 2 Cranium, 3 Pang, 4 Red-faced, 5 Toxic, 6 Sarnie, 11 Antidote, 13 Elixir, 14 Stomach, 16 Angst, 18 Green, 19 Stag.

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