Compact crossword - The Scotsman 21/08/14

21/08/14

21/08/14

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Thursday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Be similar to (8)

5 A cathedral dignitary (4)

9 A small fishing-vessel (5)

10 Cupboards (7)

11 Steering clear of (4-8)

13 Lay bare (6)

14 Instantaneous (6)

17 Member of a violent Nazi force (5-7)

20 Immoderate (7)

21 Forgo (5)

22 Rational (4)

23 Keep one’s distance (4,4)

DOWN

1 Trick (4)

2 A broadcasting organisation (7)

3 Get by financially (4,4,4)

4 Track down (6)

6 A fragrant resin (5)

7 Posies (8)

8 Staircase aboard ship (9-3)

12 Long epic journeys (8)

15 Trailer (7)

16 Passionate (6)

18 Frequently (5)

19 Gainsay (4)

Wednesday’s solution

Across: 1 Manchester, 7 Entreaty, 8 Ship, 9 Canal, 10 Play act, 12 Time-consuming, 15 Affront, 17 Banff, 20 Fuji, 21 European, 22 Parliament.

Down: 1 Monza, 2 Narrate, 3 Hoar, 4 Spyglass, 5 Essay, 6 Zircon, 11 John Peel, 13 Influx, 14 Meat pie, 16 Raita, 18 Feat, 19 Ursa.

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