Compact crossword - The Scotsman 18/02/15

18/02/15

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Wednesday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Deteriorating (8)

5 Wound (4)

9 Move to music (5)

10 Frivolous (7)

11 Lowest galleries in theatres (5,7)

13 Relatively high ground (6)

14 Spruce (dialect) (6)

17 Handicap (12)

20 Portal (7)

21 Bankrupt (5)

22 Overlay with gold (4)

23 Outer (8)

DOWN

1 Dead as the _ (4)

2 Command (7)

3 Severe reprimand (8-4)

4 Observe (6)

6 Twist (5)

7 Centre of target (5-3)

8 Lacking respectability (12)

12 Blind person’s helper (5,3)

15 Siren (7)

16 Voice-box (6)

18 Frown (5)

19 Dingle (4)

Tuesday’s solution

Across: 1 Trilby, 4 Relish, 9 Repulse, 10 Sunny, 11 Allot, 12 Oversee, 13 Fabrication, 18 Wakeful, 20 Masse, 22 Ready, 23 Nervous, 24 Sodden, 25 Infers.

Down: 1 Threat, 2 Impel, 3 Bolster, 5 Ensue, 6 Ionesco, 7 Hoyden, 8 Reconciling, 14 Awkward, 15 Tamarin, 16 Swarms, 17 Versus, 19 Foyle, 21 Shore.

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