Compact crossword - The Scotsman 18/06/15

18/06/15

18/06/15

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Thursday’s puzzle

ACROSS

7 Part of a foot (4)

8 Disentangles (8)

9 Rascal (5)

10 A slight hint (7)

12 A failure (coll) (3)

13 Plunged head-long (9)

16 Put down (9)

17 Mire (3)

19 Deviate (4,3)

21 Deck out (5)

23 French philosopher (1712-78) (8)

24 Boasted (4)

DOWN

1 Break (8)

2 Blockhead (5)

3 Sprout (3)

4 Change to another form (9)

5 Goes forward (7)

6 A quiche (4)

11 Lionised (9)

14 Followed suit (8)

15 Attest (7)

18 Pair (5)

20 Flying-saucers (4)

22 Dessert (coll) (3)

Wednesday’s solution

Across: 1 Red herring, 7 Outcrop, 8 Sling, 10 Kayo, 11 Coalmine, 13 Rabbit, 15 Warren, 17 Napoleon, 18 Oslo, 21 End-on, 22 Kaisers, 23 Blue-pencil.

Down:1 Ratty, 2 Dark, 3 Employ, 4 Rose leaf, 5 Noisier, 6 Mock orange, 9 Greenhouse, 12 Violence, 14 Bipedal, 16 Cockle, 19 Shell, 20 Zinc.

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