Compact crossword - The Scotsman 21/01/15

21/01/15
21/01/15
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Wednesday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Dawn (8)

5 Wide boy (4)

9 Conductor’s stick (5)

10 Imbiber (7)

11 December 24 (9,3)

13 Torn (6)

14 Capsicum (6)

17 Surrender (12)

20 Sure (7)

21 Happening (5)

22 Resound (4)

23 Prolonged feud (8)

DOWN

1 Six-sided body (4)

2 Clear backlog (5,2)

3 Secret (12)

4 Peculiarity (6)

6 Black tea (5)

7 Joint of the back bone (8)

8 Stub (9,3)

12 Three-wheeler (8)

15 Guard (7)

16 Projecting rim (6)

18 Roost (5)

19 Colonnade (4)

Tuesday’s solution

Across: 1 Biceps, 4 Vaults, 9 Heads up, 10 Limit, 11 Verdi, 12 Nowhere, 13 Granny Smith, 18 Vivaldi, 20 Rifle, 22 Dandy, 23 Isolate, 24 Steeps, 25 Osiris.

Down: 1 Behave, 2 Chair, 3 Passion, 5 Allow, 6 Lambent, 7 Sitter, 8 Spondylitis, 14 Revenge, 15 Maroons, 16 Evades, 27 Berets, 19 Lay-up, 21 Flair.